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2021-12-15 Strategic Plan 2021-2030

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:34 AM

Our 2021 to 2030 Strategic Plan is now available!

Read the media release here

2021-12-15 Strategic Plan

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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...

Alert for Water Safety Statement

December 10, 2021 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 10:42 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 10, 2021

The Quinte Watershed is forecasted to receive 25 mm or more of rain over the weekend. That, coupled with very mild temperatures, will melt snow and create runoff, causing elevated river flows and swelling in streams and rivers.

Some isolated nuisance flooding is likely around small watercourses, urban areas, and ditches.

The Prince Edward County Watershed has received above average lake effect precipitation in recent weeks and is currently experiencing...

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

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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...