Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 02:06 PM
MAY 8, 2023 – International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) is an annual event that celebrates the incredible journey of migratory birds as they travel thousands of miles each year between their breeding grounds in Canada and the United States and their wintering grounds in Central and South America. This year, the event will be held on Saturday, May 13th and will provide bird enthusiasts with a chance to observe and appreciate these remarkable creatures in their natural habitat.
Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 09:00 AM
MAY 5, 2023 – Available now and for the entire month of May, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘This is Not My Hat’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail.
Written by Jon Klassen, ‘This is Not My Hat’ is a tale about an untruthful fish that ends up in the possession of a stolen hat, as well as the consequences that follow. Weaving through dense seaweed forests, the thieving fish makes great effort to stay undetected, but eventually finds the owner of the hat hot on his...
Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 10:03 AM
MAY 4, 2023 – With Mental Health Month now underway for May, it's a great time to focus on the benefits of spending time in nature. And one of the most effective ways to do that is through the practice of Forest Bathing. At Ken Reid Conservation Area, visitors can experience the healing power of nature firsthand.
Kristie Virgoe, Director of Stewardship and Conservation Lands at Kawartha Conservation, is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide who has been leading Forest Bathing walks at Ken Reid for...
Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2023 10:04 AM
MAY 3, 2023 – Scugog Ward 3 Councillor, and Chair of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors has been elected Vice-Chair of the Conservation Ontario Board of Directors.
Conservation Ontario is an organization that represents the interests of Ontario's 36 Conservation Authorities. It is the voice of the Conservation Authorities and works to promote the role of conservation in Ontario. As the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, Coun. Rock will play a key role in shaping the strategic...
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 09:50 AM
MAY 1, 2023 – In a small coastal town in Japan called Otsuchi, a phone booth stands alone on a hill overlooking the ocean. But this is no ordinary phone booth. It is known as the "wind phone," or the "telephone of the wind." Despite being a simple phone booth, it holds a deep and profound meaning to those who visit it.
The wind phone is a place for people to communicate with loved ones who have passed away. It was created by a man named Itaru Sasaki, who lost his cousin in 2010. Struggling with...