'The Mitten' returns to the Story Walk Trail at Ken Reid Conservation Area
Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 12:12 PM
FEBRUARY 6, 2023 – Visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can once again read the beloved children’s tale ‘The Mitten’ as it makes its second appearance along the Story Walk Trail for the entire month of February.
‘The Mitten’ tells the story of how a young boy’s mitten that gets lost in the snow quickly becomes a place of shelter for a variety of friendly woodland animals. Starting with a mole, then a rabbit, a fox, and even a bear, curious creatures keep packing themselves into the mitten and...
Kawartha Conservation participates in Love Month by Kawartha Lakes Food Source
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 11:13 AM
January 26, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation is excited to announce that it will be participating in the Love Month initiative organized by Kawartha Lakes Food Source. The event will feature a spectacular lighted trail at Ken Reid Conservation Area, located near the off-leash dog park. The Love Bright Trail will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the entire month of February.
"We are thrilled to be a part of this wonderful event and to help raise awareness and funds for those in need in our...
Kawartha Conservation is hosting free Forest Therapy events on Bell Let's Talk Day
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 09:00 AM
JANUARY 20, 2022 – In support of mental health and Bell Let’s Talk Day, Kawartha Conservation will be hosting three free Forest Therapy experiences on Wednesday, January 25 at Ken Reid Conservation Area, with sessions running from 9:30 – 11am, 11:30am – 1pm, and 1:30 – 3pm.
Over the course of 90 minutes, participants will have the opportunity to slow down, explore the forest, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, and experiences in an open and safe environment. A slow-moving activity centered...
Funding now available for environmental projects in the Kawartha Conservation watershed
Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 09:15 AM
JANUARY 19, 2023 – If you are a property owner, non-profit organization, or community group in the Kawartha Conservation watershed, you may be eligible to receive funding and technical assistance in support of a future environmental project through the 2023 Water Fund.
Now open for applications, the 2023 Water Fund is a grant program that aims to support environmental projects in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Townships of Scugog and Brock, and the Municipality of Clarington that have...
Wards Lawyers announced as 2023 sponsor of Forest Therapy program
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 12:31 PM
January 13, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation is thrilled to announce Wards Lawyers has come onboard as the main sponsor of the 2023 Forest Therapy program. The program, which is designed to promote mental health and wellness in the community, will kick off with a special event on Bell Let's Talk Day, January 25th, with three forest therapy sessions for participants to experience the therapeutic benefits of nature.
“At Wards Lawyers, we understand the importance of mental health and...