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QUINTE CONSERVATION FACES CHALLENGES WITH AREAS, REINSTATES PAID PARKING FOR SEPTEMBER 1ST

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 AM

Issued: August 28, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION FACES CHALLENGES WITH AREAS, REINSTATES PAID PARKING FOR SEPTEMBER 1ST
Quinte Conservation owns just over 30,000 acres of land throughout the 6,000 km2 watershed. Some of those properties are conservation areas that are open for public use and collectively make up 75 km of nature trails. Over the last few months, these protected places have faced many challenges with non-permitted activities, overuse, and overall general disrespect of the integrity of the...

LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA CLOSURE - UPDATE #2

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2020
LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA CLOSURE - UPDATE #2
Little Bluff Conservation Area will remain closed for the duration of the summer season. The decision to re-open the area will be evaluated on a week by week basis starting September 15th. Any use of the area is not permitted at this time.
Quinte Conservation staff have evaluated options for re-opening the area, however, due to COVID-19 requirements for services, it is not feasible at this time as the organization...

QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Quinte Conservation has removed the shoreline conditions statement issued on June 26th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m which corresponds to the level at which the lowest properties experience water over shoreline banks. The lake level is now below this elevation and is not expected to rise...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation and this region’s Low Water Response Team (LWRT) have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Watershed.
There has been a significant shift in precipitation patterns over the last three months. Since early May, below normal precipitation has persisted which has resulted in dry conditions with a noticeable decline in stream flows.
Water supplies...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation and this region’s Low Water Response Team (LWRT) have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Watershed.
There has been a significant shift in precipitation patterns over the last three months. Since early May, below normal precipitation has persisted which has resulted in dry conditions with a noticeable decline in stream flows.
Water supplies...