Environment

Fleming College attracts student from India who may now want to grow roots in Canada

If you drop in to Hill’s Florist & Greenhouses, a family business with deep local roots and extensive community connections,… Continue reading “Fleming College attracts student from India who may now want to grow roots in Canada”

Kawartha Lakes introduces Heritage Awards Program

City, Kawartha Conservation say flood watch in place all week in Kawartha Lakes

Heavy precipitation, combined with snowmelt and frozen ground conditions are resulting in significant runoff. Water levels in local rivers and… Continue reading “City, Kawartha Conservation say flood watch in place all week in Kawartha Lakes”

Ford government undermines environmental protections, says reader

Flood watch issued by Kawartha Conservation with insistent rain, melting

A series of the low-pressure systems is moving through southern Ontario, including the Kawartha Conservation watershed, bringing a significant amount… Continue reading “Flood watch issued by Kawartha Conservation with insistent rain, melting”

Get your seedlings now for spring planting

An old Chinese proverb notes “the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time… Continue reading “Get your seedlings now for spring planting”

Register for 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference

With only a month to go before the 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference being held in Lindsay, organizers say now is… Continue reading “Register for 25th Annual Kawartha Woodlot Conference”

Be pollinator friendly: Free event in October

Be pollinator friendly: Free event in October

Mark your calendars for Oct. 14 to attend a free family event at Ken Reid Conservation Area to celebrate Canada’s… Continue reading “Be pollinator friendly: Free event in October”