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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...

Media Release: Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario Shoreline Management Plan

Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2021 01:44 PM

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October 5, 2021

Quinte Conservation, in partnership with local municipalities and the Government of Canada’s National Mitigation Program, and in collaboration with Zuzek Inc. Consultants, have started a shoreline study that aims to collect information to aid in further protection of Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario shorelines, as well as safeguarding coastal communities from hazards related to flooding and erosion.

Quinte Watershed shoreline residents with properties on the Bay...

Flood Alert for Water Safety Statement

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA REGION

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 01:30 PM

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September 27, 2021

A widespread large rain event that occurred late last week brought, on average, 70 mm of precipitation to the Quinte region Watersheds. Some regions north of HWY 7, in particular the Black River watershed, received over 130 mm of rain. This significant rainfall resulted in a rapid rise in flows in the Black River, and to a lesser extent the Upper Moira, and Skootamatta Rivers.

All lakes and rivers in the upper Moira watershed reached their peak over the weekend...

FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 12, 2021

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:19 AM

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September 23, 2021

Quinte Conservation will be conducting the annual fall dam draw down in the Moira and Napanee regions on, or after, Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Shoreline residents can expect changing water levels above and below the following structures:

Moira Region
• Skootamatta Lake Dam
• Downey's Rapids Weir below Moira Lake
• Caton's Weir below Stoco Lake
• Lingham Lake Dam
• Deerock Lake Dam
• O’Hara Mill Dam

Napanee Region
• Upper Arden Dam below Big Clear Lake
• Middle Arden...