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QC's 75th Anniversary

Posted on Monday, January 24, 2022 02:07 PM

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January 24, 2022

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF CONSERVATION

Quinte Conservation is thrilled to be celebrating 75 years of conservation efforts in 2022 throughout the Watersheds of Moira River, Napanee Region, and Prince Edward County.

Chief Administrative Officer, Brad McNevin, says, “Moving into our 75th year, we reflect on our history in conservation and explore the ways in which we have grown and continue to service the community and environment.”

Originally designated in 1947,...

December 21, 2021 - USER FEES SUPPORT UPGRADES AT SIX OF QUINTE’S CONSERVATION AREAS

Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 11:47 AM

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December 21, 2021

USER FEES SUPPORT UPGRADES AT SIX OF QUINTE’S CONSERVATION AREAS

Quinte Conservation would like to thank conservation area pass holders for their support as parking fees generated over the last several years have helped to make upgrades at a variety of conservation areas throughout the Quinte Watershed.

Corporate Services Manager, Tammy Smith, says, “We are incredibly thankful to our area users who support our public conservation areas by purchasing annual...

2021-12-15 Strategic Plan

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:10 AM

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December 15, 2021

QUINTE CONSERVATION: STRENGTHENING OUR NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS WITH A NEW 10 YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN

Following months of hard work with consultants from Pickard and Laws Consulting Group Inc., and in collaboration with Watershed Municipalities and stakeholder groups, Quinte Conservation is pleased to announce that the Executive Board approved the new 10-year Strategic Plan at the November meeting.

CAO, Brad McNevin, says, “We are thrilled to finally launch our...

December 1, 2021 - A NEW WAY TO EXPLORE WITH AVENZA MAPS

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2021 03:39 PM

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December 1, 2021

Nature enthusiasts and lovers of Quinte Conservation’s areas will appreciate a new way to discover their favourite green spaces with the Avenza Maps app.

GIS Assistant, Connor Dennehy, says “Using this simple app will allow visitors to navigate our trail systems with unprecedented confidence and without fear of getting off-course - especially in sudden poor weather conditions.”
The smartphone-enabled maps are now available for 11 of Quinte Conservation’s areas...

Cardinal in snow

2021-11-11 Adopt an Acre

Posted on Thursday, November 11, 2021 02:40 PM

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November 11, 2021

ADOPT AN ACRE IS BACK JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Quinte Conservation’s Adopt an Acre fundraiser is here again! Starting November 15th through to December 13th, 2021, folks will be able to symbolically adopt an acre in honour of a loved one and help preserve Quinte Conservation’s protected areas. A perfect way to give the gift of nature this holiday season!

Communication’s Specialist, Kirsten Geisler, says “The success of last year’s Adopt an Acre campaign...