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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO, BAY OF QUINTE, AND URBAN AREAS; FLOOD OUTLOOK CONTINUES FOR RIVERS

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO, BAY OF QUINTE, AND URBAN AREAS; FLOOD OUTLOOK CONTINUES FOR RIVERS
The Quinte Conservation watersheds are forecast to receive 50 to 90 millimetres of rain today and into tomorrow. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The main concern for flooding is on the shorelines of the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. The water level on Lake Ontario could rise up to 20 centimetres by early to mid-June. Rivers...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR BOATERS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR BOATERS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE
Quinte Conservation is issuing a Water Safety Statement for boaters due to high water levels and debris in the Bay of Quinte. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Water levels are high on the Bay of Quinte and due to wind and waves there are increased amounts of debris such as logs in the water. This weekend is the opening of walleye season and there will be increased boat traffic on...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS; CONTINUES FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS; CONTINUES FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for all residents in the Moira River, Napanee Region, and Prince Edward Region watersheds with special attention to those on the shorelines of the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We are expecting up to 20 millimetres of rain overnight...

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: TREE PLANTING WITH CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND QUINTE CONSERVATION

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2017
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: TREE PLANTING WITH CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND QUINTE CONSERVATION
WHAT: Quinte Conservation will be partnering with 8 Wing Trenton to plant trees in the Quinte Area.
WHERE: Longwell Property which is owned by Quinte Conservation. West of Foxboro located on Wilson Rd. just off of Frankford Rd.
WHEN: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm
SEE: Maya Navrot, Education and Stewardship Coordinator
DETAILS: To assist in offsetting the carbon footprint created by...

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: SALAMANDER SHOWS

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2017
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: SALAMANDER SHOWS
WHAT: Quinte Conservation will be hosting award-winning Salamander Conservationist Matt Ellerbeck (A.K.A The Salamander Man) for an insightful and educational presentation on salamanders.
WHERE: Quinte Conservation Office, 2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville, ON
WHEN: Friday, May 5 at 3:00pm and 4:00pm
SEE: Jennifer May-Anderson, Communications Manager
DETAILS: This will be a great opportunity to photograph and interview adults and children...