Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 09:38 AM
JULY 29, 2021 – While Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are a-Changin’ spoke to a different time when it was released on January 13, 1964, establishing itself as a long-standing anthem of hope for a better future, its relevance today has never been greater.
The times are indeed changing, environmentally; whether it is an increased number of hotter days, more severe and longer drought, more severe precipitation events or changes to what crops farmers are planting and harvesting, our environment is changing...
Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021 10:09 AM
July 26, 2021 – “A mouse took a stroll through a deep dark wood,” but what awaited the mouse on his journey? Beginning Saturday, July 31 and continuing throughout August, the latest Story Walk at Ken Reid Conservation Area will feature “The Gruffalo”, a story of a clever mouse and a gullible beast, written by Julia Donaldson. For this experience, families and children will join the mouse on its journey through the woods, meeting all sorts of animals along the way, and maybe even a Gruffalo.
Posted on Saturday, July 10, 2021 08:04 AM
The Kawartha Conservation watershed has experienced below average precipitation from January through May of this year. As a result, Level I of the Low Water Conditions was declared on June 7th, 2021.
The Kawartha Water Response Team has met on July 7th to discuss the current watershed status and develop an action plan should the drought conditions continue. The local Water Response Teams are the primary delivery mechanism for the Ontario Low Water Response Program and are coordinated by...
Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 02:11 PM
Another low-pressure system is moving across southern Ontario, including the Kawartha Conservation watershed, bringing showers and thunderstorms. Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement predicting that some of the expected rain events will be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm. Isolated amounts exceeding 50 mm will also be possible in some locations.
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - WATER SAFETY
Posted on Monday, July 05, 2021 12:33 PM
JULY 5, 2021 – This summer, the Kawartha Conservation Foundation wants you to accept the Explore Nature Challenge by signing up for the first Challenge series event at Ken Reid Conservation Area beginning August 2.
From August 2 until Thanksgiving weekend, participants, families and friends are encouraged to walk, run, skip, bike or hike each of the 11 kms of trails at Ken Reid Conservation Area. Participants will not only receive a medal after completing the Ken Reid Conservation Area...