Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 11:33 AM
APRIL 8, 2021 – With the Province’s declared state of emergency and province-wide stay-at-home order coming into effect at 12:01 a.m. today for four weeks, ending on May 6, 2021, Kawartha Conservation wants to ensure that watershed residents have access to services and conservation areas in a safe and efficient manner.
As part of the Province’s announcement, everyone is required to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health...
Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 09:21 AM
MARCH 30 - Follow the tracks of ten woodland animals but . . . uh-oh . . . watch out for the skunk! Children learn the ways of forest animals to the rhythm of "Over in the Forest" as they leap like a squirrel, dunk like a raccoon, and pounce like a fox during the next Story Walk at Ken Reid Conservation Area.
For the latest walk, the Kawartha Lakes Public Library has chosen the popular ‘Over in the Forest’ by Marianne Berkes.
“This is a wonderful story that is both entertaining for children, but...
Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 10:13 AM
MARCH 29, 2021 – Kawartha Conservation is partnering with citizen scientists, post-secondary institutions and lake associations to undertake a collaborative project to improve the health of water quality and aquatic plants in the nearshore environment of the Kawartha Lakes.
“The area of this collaboration collectively represents 11.4 per cent of the local surface area of the Lake Ontario basin,” explained Kawartha Conservation aquatic biologist Brett Tregunno. “This project will provide...
Posted on Saturday, March 27, 2021 02:39 PM
Kawartha Conservation has issued a Watershed Condition Statement - Water Safety for the Kawartha watershed from Saturday, March 27 until Tuesday, March 30.
Message sent on the basis of information received from:
- Kawartha Conservation monitoring network
- Environment and Climate Change Canada
- Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Surface Water Monitoring Centre
- Trent Severn Waterway
A strong low-pressure system has moved through southern Ontario, including the Kawartha Conservation watershed,...
Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:04 AM
MARCH 23 – As part of our watershed monitoring network, Kawartha Conservation Integrated Watershed Management staff collect different types of information to assess environmental health including lively aquatic bugs, fresh surface waters of lakes and streams, and precious ground water within our jurisdiction.
But how do we go about collecting that information, what are we testing and what does it tell us?
Join Kawartha Conservation’s Water Quality Specialist, Tanner Liang, for our second Integrated...