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LARGE CROWDS, NON-PERMITTED ACTIVITIES, AND GARBAGE DUMPING CLOSES LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA TO VEHICLES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release: July 23, 2020
LARGE CROWDS, NON-PERMITTED ACTIVITIES, AND GARBAGE DUMPING CLOSES LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA TO VEHICLES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Effective July 24, 2020, the road into, and the parking lot at Little Bluff Conservation Area will be closed to vehicles. Pedestrian use of the area is permitted. Parking on municipal roads to access Little Bluff is not encouraged.
The natural ecology of Little Bluff Conservation Area has become a growing concern as residents and visitors...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.
Despite higher than average water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, minimal precipitation throughout the last few months has contributed to lower than average groundwater and surface water conditions throughout...

SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2020
SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has downgraded the Flood Watch issued on May 15th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte to a Shoreline Conditions Statement.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m to determine a general flood line above which some properties will begin to be affected by water over the bank of the shoreline. As the lake level is now below this elevation and is...

QUINTE CONSERVATION LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ONLINE MAPPING APPLICATION

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ONLINE MAPPING APPLICATION
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department at Quinte Conservation has launched a Screening Limit GIS Viewer application, in accordance with Ontario Regulation 319/09 and supporting Section 28 of the Conservation Authorities Act, so that residents can efficiently screen proposed development projects for their property and streamline the regulation process with the Authority.
Users of the...

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FREE PARKING AT AREAS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1st – DONATIONS TO SUPPORT THESE GREEN SPACES ARE GENEROUSLY ACCEPTED

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FREE PARKING AT AREAS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1st – DONATIONS TO SUPPORT THESE GREEN SPACES ARE GENEROUSLY ACCEPTED.
Free parking at Quinte Conservation’s areas has been extended once again as an effort to help connect residents to public green spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corporate Services Manager Tammy Smith says, “The pandemic has, in one way or another, impacted everyone in our watershed and throughout the rest of Canada. We understand...