Community invited to tree planting event in Port Perry on Saturday, September 24
Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 PM
SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 – Kawartha Conservation is inviting the public to a community tree planting event on Saturday, September 24 at the Carolyn Best Memorial Diamonds in Port Perry. Kicking off at 10am, participants will work together and with Kawartha Conservation staff to plant native trees and shrubs throughout the park, helping to make a positive contribution to the local environment.
Participants are welcome to stay for as long or as little as they are able, with the event concluding once the...
Funding for environmental projects now available through Scugog Water Fund
Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 09:05 AM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 – If you’re a property owner in the Townships of Scugog or Brock looking to undertake a project on your property that has the potential to positively impact water quality or ecosystem health, you may be eligible to receive funding and technical assistance through the Scugog Water Fund.
With applications now open and limited funding available, landowners within the eligible funding area are encouraged to review project eligibility guidelines and begin the application process as...
'Leaf Man' Story Walk begins at Ken Reid Conservation Area
Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 08:51 AM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 – Visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can now read 'Leaf Man', the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail, for the entire month of September.
Written by Lois Ehlert, ‘Leaf Man’ is all about the wonders of autumn and the power of imagination. As leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow, the cool, fall air scatters them across the landscape and creates patterns in nature. If you look closely, you might see a pile of leaves that looks like a...
Kawartha Fall Festival offers fun for the whole family
Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 09:38 AM
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – The first-ever Kawartha Fall Festival will offer a week of free events for the whole family, kicking off on Saturday, October 1 and running through Monday, October 10 at Ken Reid Conservation Area.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer this wonderful event to our entire community and visitors,” said Director of Stewardship and Conservation Lands, Kristie Virgoe. “Autumn is such a beautiful time to visit our conservation areas and spend time in nature and we thought...
Paid parking coming to Windy Ridge, Pigeon River, and Durham East Cross Forest
Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 08:56 AM
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – Visitors to Windy Ridge Conservation Area, Pigeon River Headwaters and Durham East Cross Forest will all be contributing to the increasing maintenance and upkeep costs when a new paid parking system goes into effect September 16.
Visitors will be charged $4 per day plus HST, or $84.75 for an annual parking pass (a Seniors Annual Pass for those 65 and older is $67.80), with all payments made via mobile app. Purchasing one annual pass allows the permit holder to visit any of the...