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Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario Shoreline Management Plan - Virtual Consultation

Posted on Friday, October 01, 2021 02:12 PM

 

Public consultation period runs from October 6th - October 31st. 

Click here to view the project's webpage. Find presentations from staff and consultants and provide input through an online survey.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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...

Flood Alert for Water Safety Statement

September 21, 2021 QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:16 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 21, 2021

A slow moving frontal system stretching from Sarnia to North Bay will be traveling into the region today. With moisture being drawn from the Gulf of Mexico, significant rainfall and unsettled weather conditions are anticipated for the next several days.

Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting 50-60 mm of widespread precipitation and sustained high winds exceeding 20 km/hr with expected gusts of 50 km/hr, starting Tuesday...

MEDIA RELEASE: MACAULAY MOUNTAIN AMONG OTHER CONSERVATION AREAS FACING VANDALISM CONCERNS

Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 02:59 PM

For Immediate Release:
August 13, 2021

Quinte Conservation’s public green spaces have been experiencing an influx of vandalism and property damage this summer.

Aside from the usual incidents of garbage dumping, illegal camping, and damage to natural areas caused by visitors and off-leash pets straying from designated trails, most notably, it has been the intentional destruction of newly installed safety signage at Macaulay Mountain in Picton and severe damage to shoreline trees at Third Depot Lake...