'The Gruffalo' returns to the Story Walk Trail at Ken Reid Conservation Area
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 02:51 PM
MARCH 17, 2023 –Visitors toKen Reid Conservation Areacan once again read ‘The Gruffalo’ as it makes its second appearance along the Story Walk Trail for the month of March.
Written by Julia Donaldson, ‘The Gruffalo’ follows the journey of a small mouse as it takes a stroll through the deep, dark woods. Stopped by various hungry animals along the way, the mouse must think quickly to avoid being eaten for lunch. Telling the tale of a wild and dangerous beast on the loose, the mouse is able to...
'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 stretching...
'Sneezy the Snowman' returns to the Story Walk Trail at Ken Reid CA
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 12:07 PM
JANUARY 6, 2023 – Available now and for the entire month of January, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Sneezy the Snowman’ as the popular children’s tale makes its second appearance along the Story Walk Trail.
‘Sneezy the Snowman’ explores the story of a snowman that comes to life, but isn’t very good at dealing with the cold winds, falling snow, and icy conditions that come with winter. As Sneezy attempts to warm up from the cold, he begins to melt into a puddle, relying on a group...
'Over and Under the Snow' arrives along the Story Walk Trail
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 11:07 AM
DECEMBER 7, 2022 – Available now and for the entire month of December, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Over and Under the Snow’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail.
Written by Kate Messner, ‘Over and Under the Snow’ explores a wintery forest kingdom packed full of beavers, mice, bears and more, teaching readers about how different woodland animals survive the winter. Gliding atop the snow on a pair of skis, a young girl and her father explore the woods and look for...
Christmas at Ken Reid returns Saturday, December 3
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 10:22 AM
November 17, 2022 – Kawartha Conservation’s Christmas at Ken Reid returns on Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with all of the free family events and activities visitors to the conservation area have come to enjoy as a kick-off to the holiday season.
“We are so thrilled to be able to hold Christmas at Ken Reid in person again, after a two-year absence,” said Kristie Virgoe, Director of Stewardship and Conservation Lands. “Our staff always look forward to this event; there...