QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK (UPDATE #1)
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 01:27 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK (UPDATE #1) DUE TO WARMING TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL
Rainfall this weekend and warm temperatures next week will increase snowmelt in the northern regions of the Quinte Conservation Watershed. Rivers are currently elevated due to runoff from earlier this month. Watercourses will begin to rise again this weekend.
Although widespread flooding is not expected this weekend, Quinte...
March 27, 2023 - QUINTE CONSERVATION RELEASES 2023 WATERSHED REPORT CARD
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 02:54 PM
Quinte Conservation has released the 2023 Watershed Report Card which uses data collected from 2017-2021 to summarize the state of our forests, wetlands, and water resources within the Quinte Watershed.
There are four categories that are measured and include groundwater quality, surface water quality, forest conditions, and wetland conditions. Overall, the Quinte Watershed scored considerably high, with grades ranging from good to excellent. The monitoring performed by Quinte Conservation staff...
March 23, 2023 - Flood Outlook
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 01:55 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK DUE TO WARMING TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL
Weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed predict 20-25 mm of rainfall from Saturday to Sunday, with above zero temperatures expected until Monday. These spring like weather conditions will trigger this year’s spring freshet. Water levels are rising on rivers and creeks, the first peak is anticipated by mid next week. The spring...
2023 - 01 - 31 QUINTE CONSERVATION DECISIONS UPHELD DURING RECENT APPEALS AT ONTARIO LAND TRIBUNAL
Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 09:51 AM
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January 31, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECISIONS UPHELD DURING RECENT APPEALS AT ONTARIO LAND TRIBUNAL
Two separate appeals brought before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) in response to decisions by Quinte Conservation (QC) to deny permits for development, have been dismissed by the Tribunal. On June 10, 2022, the OLT dismissed an appeal from an appellant regarding QC’s refusal to issue a permit for almost 1200 sq. ft. of permanent structures located within the flood hazard of...
2023 - 01 - 24 - QC Summer Job Opportunities
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 09:42 AM
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January 24, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION IS SEEKING COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AGES 18 TO 30 FOR SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM
College students, both returning and graduating, can apply before February 5th for a variety of summer job positions within the fields of aquatic and watershed science, engineering, stewardship and education, corporate services, communications, and conservation lands.
Corporate Services Manager, Tammy Smith says, “We are currently accepting resumes and cover...