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2022 COMMUNITY TREES SEEDLING GIVEAWAYS BY LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 02:06 PM

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April 22, 2022

COMMUNITY TREES SEEDLING GIVEAWAYS BY LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Multiple municipalities will be partnering with Quinte Conservation and Lower Trent Conservation for this year’s Community Trees initiative. Residents of the eight participating municipalities will have the opportunity to pick up a variety of native tree and shrub seedlings at the designated giveaway locations on April 30th or May 7th.

“The benefits of planting native trees on your property are endless!...

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2022 - 04 - 08 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 01:19 PM

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April 8, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES WATERSHED CONDITIONS TO A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

The spring freshet has come and largely dissipated in Quinte Conservation’s larger river systems. Since last Sunday, river flows have steadily declined from their highest point, and if current weather conditions persist, these flows will continue to slow with little chance of water levels overtopping their banks in the coming weeks. Snowmelt has been occurring over the last several...

QUINTE CONSERVATION REROUTES POTTER’S CREEK TRAIL SYSTEM DUE TO INVASIVE SPECIES DAMAGE

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 01:28 PM

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April 1, 2022

A portion of Potter’s Creek Conservation Area’s Orchard Trail will be permanently closed starting Monday, April 4, due to severe impacts of the Emerald Ash Borer to the area’s Ash trees. A looped trail is now being designated south of the rail line and around the closed part of the trail so that visitors can still easily access the area.

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive forest insect that infests Ash trees, causing many of them to die. Dead Ash trees pose...

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February 16, 2022 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 11:01 AM

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February 16, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION

Local weather forecasts are predicting 40-50 mm of mixed precipitation, including rain changing to snow, throughout the Quinte Conservation Watershed Wednesday night and throughout Thursday. Creeks, streams, and rivers will rise rapidly in response to rain and runoff in areas with low snow coverage.

Runoff from rain and snow melt will create a quick...

2021 ADOPT AN ACRE SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTS QUINTE CONSERVATION’S AREAS

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2022 02:51 PM

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February 11, 2022

2021 ADOPT AN ACRE SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTS QUINTE CONSERVATION’S AREAS

Quinte Conservation’s 2021 Adopt an Acre fundraiser was a success, with nearly 200 acres adopted between November 15th and December 13th. We are incredibly thankful to all those who made donations and helped us to raise over $5,000. Those who missed the campaign can still symbolically Adopt an Acre anytime throughout the year at QuinteConservation.ca

Looking toward the year...