Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 11:09 AM
April 7, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation is launching a new streamlined, accessible and responsive website to help provide visitors with the information they want and need quickly and efficiently.
“This project has involved all of our staff and resulted in more than six months of re-writing, simplifying and reviewing the information people want and need,” said Kawartha Conservation CAO Mark Majchrowski. “Our goal was to make it easy for people to find key information whether they are...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 09:26 AM
April 3, 2020 – The public is reminded that Ken Reid Conservation Area, the off-leash dog park and all of the conservation areas within the Kawartha Conservation watershed are closed to the public until further notice.
During the closure there is no maintenance of trails of green spaces within any of the conservation areas.
“We have heard our Prime Minister and our Premier tell people repeatedly to go home and stay home. That is the only way we are going to help stop the spread of COVID-19...
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 01:47 PM
February 21, 2020 – Leading by example, connecting with our community, integrating available knowledge and decision making, and empowering our community to act are the key takeaways from the recent board-approved 10-year Kawartha Conservation Stewardship Strategy.
“Each goal is supported by objectives and desired outcomes that will enable us to focus our efforts and develop a flexible framework guiding program planning and implementation,” explained Stewardship Coordinator Holly Shipclark. “Actions...
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 01:42 PM
March 23, 2020 – Effective Tuesday, March 24 all conservation areas within the Kawartha Conservation watershed will be closed to the public. Included in the closure are Ken Reid Conservation Area, the off-leash dog park, Windy Ridge Conservation Area, Pigeon River Headwaters, Fleetwood Creek and Durham East Cross Forest.
“These are not decisions we make lightly or easily,” said Kawartha Conservation CAO Mark Majchrowski. “These decisions were made out of an abundance of caution and to support...
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 01:26 PM
March 27, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation staff are continuing to provide critical and necessary services across the watershed including flood forecasting, precipitation monitoring and planning and permitting functions.
In an effort to assist community members with their planning and permitting needs during this difficult time, applications can be submitted electronically, and the work will commence by planning and permitting staff without payment up front. Payment will need to be received before...