Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 08:22 AM
DECEMBER 1, 2023 – Visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can once again read the beloved children’s tale ‘The Mitten’ as it makes another appearance along the Story Walk Trail, this time for the entire month of December, just in time for the holidays.
‘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...
Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2023 08:21 AM
With the autumn leaves falling and a crispness in the air, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can now immerse themselves in ‘The Hike’ along the Story Walk Trail throughout November.
Geared towards the adventurous spirits of young explorers, ‘The Hike’ chronicles the journey of three pals and their loyal dog as they embark on an exhilarating expedition up Buck Mountain. Navigating through meandering paths, they encounter a myriad of wildlife, diverse flora, and ever-changing terrains,...
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 12:17 PM
OCTOBER 18, 2023 - Get ready to mark your calendars, because the merriest and most magical day of the year is coming back to Ken Reid Conservation Area! On Saturday, December 2, 2023, you're invited to experience the enchantment of Christmas at Ken Reid, a FREE family event that has become a beloved holiday tradition. It's the perfect way to kick off the festive season with your loved ones.
Carolyn Snider, Administrative Support, Conservation Programs, shared her excitement, "Christmas at Ken Reid...
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 10:08 AM
JULY 27, 2023 – This August, the Story Walk Trail at Ken Reid Conservation Area will feature the beloved children's classic "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak. This interactive and family-friendly trail is set to captivate the imagination of visitors of all ages and foster a love for nature and reading.
The Story Walk Trail is a unique concept, in partnership with the Kawartha Lakes Public Library, that combines the joy of reading with the beauty of the great outdoors, creating an...
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 09:27 AM
JUNE 29, 2023 – Available now and for the entire month of July, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail.
Written by Giles Andreae, ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ tells the tale of a nervous giraffe named Gerald that has trouble finding his groove at the annual Jungle Dance. Feeling down on himself and upset about his lack of moves, he leaves the dance and finds himself chatting to a friendly cricket, who encourages him to...