Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 09:00 AM
APRIL 25, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation has launchedthree new native garden guides to help gardeners create healthy, natural, and beautiful gardens on their property. Complete with species and material recommendations, maintenance tips, online resources, and garden layout templates, the free guides have all of the information gardeners need to get started on creating spaces that support the local environment.
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 09:00 AM
APRIL 17, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation’s Native Plant Sale is now open, offering a wide selection of low-cost native plant species to local residents while supplies last. With more than 30 unique species and five unique planting kits available, this is a fantastic opportunity to get started on creating, diversifying, or enhancing your yard and gardens this year.
There are five garden options available, including ‘Pollinator Friendly’, ‘Understory Oasis’, and ‘Shoreline Stabilizers’ varieties, as...
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 09:47 AM
April 14, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation is excited to celebrate Earth Week with the theme 'Invest in Our Planet' from April 17 to 22, 2023. This year's theme is a reminder of the importance of supporting initiatives that promote sustainable practices and protect our environment.
“At Kawartha Conservation, we believe that investing in our watershed and our communities is essential to ensuring a healthy and sustainable future for everyone,” said Kawartha Conservation CAO Mark Majchrowski. “We are...
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 03:55 PM
APRIL 6, 2023 – Available now and for the entire month of April, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Picture a Tree’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail, right next to the off-leash dog park.
Written by Barbara Reid, ‘Picture a Tree’ takes readers on a journey through the seasons, using the natural beauty of trees and the power of imagination to inspire exciting adventures. Budding fresh, new leaves as spring weather arrives, providing shade on hot days, and painting...
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 01:18 PM
A Flood Watch is now in effect for the Kawartha Conservation watershed jurisdiction.
No widespread flooding is expected; however, flooding in low-lying areas, areas adjacent to streams and road ditches may occur. Smaller watercourses may reach or overtop their banks. Ponding of water on urban surfaces may occur as storm sewer systems can become overwhelmed by high runoff.
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD WATCH
DATE: April 4, 2023TIME: 1:15 pm