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PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE FEBRUARY 23 TO EXAMINE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR STORMWATER IN DESERONTO

Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2017
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE FEBRUARY 23 TO EXAMINE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR STORMWATER IN DESERONTO
A Public Information Centre will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, to discuss proposed improvements to the stormwater outfalls that drain into the Mill Pond. The format will be ‘Open House’ and residents are invited to drop in anytime between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Information boards will be on display and representatives from Quinte Conservation will be available to answer...

FAMILY FUN DAY AT THE FRINK

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2017
FAMILY FUN DAY AT THE FRINK
Quinte Conservation is celebrating their 70th anniversary and kicking off the year with an outdoor family event at the Frink Centre on the Family Day Holiday. There will be outdoor activities including shelter building, a scavenger hunt, live music, food, and crafts. This is a great opportunity for guests to spend some time outdoors this winter and enjoy the trails by hiking or snowshoeing.
Proceeds from this event support the Wetland...

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 26 TO EXAMINE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR STORMWATER AT DELHI PARK IN PICTON

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 26 TO EXAMINE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR STORMWATER AT DELHI PARK IN PICTON
A Public Information Centre will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017, to discuss proposed improvements to the two Delhi Park Stormwater Outfalls. The project aims to improve water quality using conventional approaches to treat the stormwater - which currently drains untreated, directly into Marsh Creek and ultimately to Picton Bay and the Bay of Quinte. Information...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S ADOPT AN ACRE HAS RECORD SETTING YEAR

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S ADOPT AN ACRE HAS RECORD SETTING YEAR
Quinte Conservation successfully adopted out 318 acres in 2016 – raising over $6,000 to benefit local Conservation Areas. The 2016 goal was $4,500 Communications Manager Jennifer May-Anderson says, “We are thrilled with the community’s generous response to the needs of our public green spaces. We had such tremendous support in this effort from our staff, board members, and all of the people who adopted...

LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2017
LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL
Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Quinte Conservation watersheds are no longer in a Low Water Condition warning. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Removing the warning does not mean that water supply levels have returned to normal for all people in the watershed. We are still hearing reports that some residents have wells that...