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2022-05-10 QUINTE CONSERVATION RECRUITING MEMBERS FOR ITS 75TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 11:15 AM

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May 10, 2022

In celebration of its 75th year of preserving and protecting this region’s natural features, Quinte Conservation is putting together an exciting end-of-year fundraising event! To support this project, they are seeking enthusiastic community members who may be interested in taking part in the planning committee.

Quinte Conservation is looking for individuals with an interest in garnering sponsorships, donations, and vendors in anticipation of their fundraising...

2022 COMMUNITY TREES SEEDLING GIVEAWAYS BY LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 02:06 PM

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April 22, 2022

COMMUNITY TREES SEEDLING GIVEAWAYS BY LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Multiple municipalities will be partnering with Quinte Conservation and Lower Trent Conservation for this year’s Community Trees initiative. Residents of the eight participating municipalities will have the opportunity to pick up a variety of native tree and shrub seedlings at the designated giveaway locations on April 30th or May 7th.

“The benefits of planting native trees on your property are endless!...

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2022 - 04 - 08 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 01:19 PM

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April 8, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES WATERSHED CONDITIONS TO A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

The spring freshet has come and largely dissipated in Quinte Conservation’s larger river systems. Since last Sunday, river flows have steadily declined from their highest point, and if current weather conditions persist, these flows will continue to slow with little chance of water levels overtopping their banks in the coming weeks. Snowmelt has been occurring over the last several...

QUINTE CONSERVATION REROUTES POTTER’S CREEK TRAIL SYSTEM DUE TO INVASIVE SPECIES DAMAGE

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 01:28 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 1, 2022

A portion of Potter’s Creek Conservation Area’s Orchard Trail will be permanently closed starting Monday, April 4, due to severe impacts of the Emerald Ash Borer to the area’s Ash trees. A looped trail is now being designated south of the rail line and around the closed part of the trail so that visitors can still easily access the area.

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive forest insect that infests Ash trees, causing many of them to die. Dead Ash trees pose...