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North parking lot at Potter’s Creek closed to the public until January 29th

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 02:59 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 15, 2021

The north parking lot at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area will be closed to the public starting January 19th and will remain closed until, at the earliest, January 29th for barn demolition.

Visitors looking to use the north side trail system are asked to park in the south side parking lot and use the tunnel to cross the road. Visitors to the North trails are also asked to be mindful of the closure and to obey posted signs.

Flood Alert for Water Safety

December 17, 2020 Water Safety Statement

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 01:19 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 17, 2020


QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR UNSAFE ICE CONDITIONS
Due to changing weather conditions, ice is starting to form on lakes and rivers within the Watershed.
Quinte Conservation would like to remind residents that this early in the season, ice conditions can be very unpredictable, unsafe, and difficult to assess as above average flows in rivers and streams prevent the formation of stable ice surfaces.


Residents are advised to exercise extreme...

New Storage Facility

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 01:00 PM

For Immediate Release:
November 26, 2020

QUINTE CONSERVATION STARTS PLANS TO BUILD NEW STORAGE FACILITY WITH SUPPORT FROM THE JOHN M. & BERNICE PARROTT FOUNDATION
A new state of the art storage facility will be built at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area to house Quinte Conservation’s maintenance and monitoring equipment. This new facility will replace the barn, which until last year, had been used for storage until it was deemed a health and safety concern and unfit for use.

CAO Brad McNevin says,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION CALLS FOR SUPPORT FROM CONCERNED WATERSHED RESIDENTS TO LOBBY PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES ACT AND THE PLANNING ACT

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 AM

Issued: November 19, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION CALLS FOR SUPPORT FROM CONCERNED WATERSHED RESIDENTS TO LOBBY PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES ACT AND THE PLANNING ACT
On November 5, 2020, the Provincial Government released the 2020 Ontario Budget (Bill 229), which proposes changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and the Planning Act. These amendments significantly affect the role Conservation Authorities (CAs) have in protecting Ontarians, and their property, from flooding and other...

GIVE THE GIFT OF NATURE WITH ADOPT AN ACRE

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2020
GIVE THE GIFT OF NATURE WITH ADOPT AN ACRE
The Adopt an Acre fundraiser is launching once again on November 1, 2020. All proceeds from the program will go toward supporting maintenance and projects in Quinte Conservation’s green spaces and protected areas. This program is being offered at the perfect time to give the gift of nature this holiday season.
Quinte Conservation’s Communications Specialist, Kirsten Geisler, says, “This year has made us realize that spending...