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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: UNION GAS PRESENTS QUINTE CONSERVATION WITH CHEQUE FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2016
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: UNION GAS PRESENTS QUINTE CONSERVATION WITH CHEQUE FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS
WHAT: Union Gas has generously donated to Quinte Conservation’s education program. A cheque presentation and photo op will be held to recognize this contribution.
WHERE: Riverside Park, Belleville
WHEN: Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:00am
SEE: Maya Navrot, Quinte Conservation Education Coordinator
DETAILS: Union gas will be presenting a cheque for $1500 to Quinte Conservation...

UNION GAS MAKES GENEROUS DONATION TO QUINTE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2016
UNION GAS MAKES GENEROUS DONATION TO QUINTE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Quinte Conservation’s Wild About Wildlife Family Nature Days are getting a boost thanks to a $1500 donation from Union Gas. Education Coordinator, Maya Navrot, says “We are extremely excited to have received this generous donation and are pleased to continue our partnership with Union Gas.”
Navrot adds, “Thanks to their contributions over the years, we have had the opportunity to further...

QUINTE CONSERVATION TO OPERATE DAMS TO INCREASE FLOWS IN SOME LOCAL RIVERS

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION TO OPERATE DAMS TO INCREASE FLOWS IN SOME LOCAL RIVERS
Water levels are becoming dangerously low on the Black, Salmon, and Napanee Rivers. This has prompted Quinte Conservation to operate dams in order to increase flows downstream of the dams. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “We are attempting to maintain a minimal flow in the rivers to support local ecosystems. Residents above the dams we are operating will notice a decline in their water...

LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2016
LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN
Recent rainfall across Quinte has had no impact on low water conditions. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over Sunday and Monday we received an average of 5 millimetres of rain across the watershed. Belleville received the most with 10 millimetres, while areas like Tweed received only about one millimeter. This has done nothing to help the current low water situation. We need between...

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FOR JULY 22: QUINTE CONSERVATION FISH RESCUE ON THE MOIRA RIVER

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FOR JULY 22: QUINTE CONSERVATION FISH RESCUE ON THE MOIRA RIVER
WHAT: Quinte Conservation staff will be walking the Moira River in Belleville to move stranded fish from small pools of water into deeper pools due to the low water conditions.
WHERE: Moira River in Belleville along Station Street and Riverside Parks
WHEN: Friday, July 22, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:00am
SEE: Lynette Lambert, Water Monitoring Coordinator.
DETAILS: The Quinte Region is currently...