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09 - 01 - 2022 Third Depot Lake Dam Operations

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 01:54 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 1, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION WILL BE OPERATING THE THIRD DEPOT LAKE DAM TO FACILITATE DAM INSPECTION

Quinte Conservation staff will be performing dam operations at Third Depot Lake Dam starting the week of September 6, 2022. The lake will be slowly lowered by approximately two metres to facilitate an inspection of the dam.

A drawdown of this magnitude is unconventional for this time of year, however comparable water levels were experienced on the lake in September...

2022-07-21 CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF CONSERVATION THIS FALL AT QC’S ARTISAN MARKET FUNDRAISER

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 11:06 AM

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July 21, 2022

In celebration of its 75th year of preserving and protecting this region’s natural features, Quinte Conservation is inviting the community to its Artisan Market Fundraiser! This event, taking place at Vanderwater Conservation Area on October 1st, will feature a whole host of exciting activities for guests to enjoy and take part in the festivities.

Follow the paths lined with festive lights and discover the conservation area by night! Guests will...

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2022 - 06 - 15 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:10 PM

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June 15, 2022

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SEASONALLY HIGH WATER LEVELS

Three large rain events over the last two weeks have contributed to approximately a month’s worth of rain throughout the Quinte Watershed. This has resulted in seasonally high water levels across the region’s lakes and river systems. In some areas, water levels are comparable to spring averages.

The current forecast shows limited rainfall...

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!...