Environmental Hero award recipients announced

Each year, the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC) recognizes individuals and businesses living in Kawartha Lakes who have shown a commitment to improving the wellness of the environment.

City will be on the hook for oil spill cleanup from the province

Kawartha Lakes finds itself in a difficult situation regarding the ongoing oil spill cleanup going on in Thurstonia Park near Dunsford.

Thurstonia Park oil spill has residents concerned

Leaks into Sturgeon Lake is the latest issue with spill

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Canopy Project Kawartha Lakes launches new school canopy fundraising campaign

The Canopy Project Kawartha Lakes (CPKL) is launching its 2023 campaign in commemoration of Earth Day, aiming to raise $30,000 to create and rejuvenate the urban canopy at schools and public spaces in Kawartha Lakes.

Be pollinator friendly: Free event in October

Bee a hero garden challenge winners announced by city

At the February 7 Committee of the Whole meeting, Kawartha Lakes Environmental Action Committee (KLEAC) Council representative, Councillor Warren, shared a presentation recognizing the 2022 Bee A Hero Garden Challenge winners on behalf of Bee City Canada.

Conservation Authority urges vigilance regarding potential flooding

With parts of Kawartha lakes still digging out from a record snow storm that struck last weekend, concerns have been expressed by federal, provincial and local authorities regarding rising temperatures and rainfall predicted at times to be heavy this weekend.