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QUINTE CONSERVATION ADVISING RESIDENTS ABOUT LOCAL LAKE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ADVISING RESIDENTS ABOUT LOCAL LAKE CONDITIONS
Residents may be noticing current lake levels are lower than normal for this time of year and algae growth is higher. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The conditions we are seeing now are more typical of late summer and combined with recent high temperatures have created ideal circumstances for algae blooms in many local lakes. It is likely these conditions will persist until we receive...

LOCAL CONSERVATION EFFORTS GET A BOOST: QUINTE CONSERVATION HIRES 17 SUMMER STUDENTS

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2016
LOCAL CONSERVATION EFFORTS GET A BOOST: QUINTE CONSERVATION HIRES 17 SUMMER STUDENTS
Quinte Conservation is thrilled to have received enough funding to hire 17 summer students. Communications manager, Jennifer May-Anderson says, “We are pleased to have received funding to hire summer students. This will allow Quinte Conservation to thrive this summer. Having more people on our team will allow us to better achieve our goals of creating a healthy sustainable watershed...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE DAY COMES TO BEAVER LAKE, ERINSVILLE ON JULY 9TH

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE DAY COMES TO BEAVER LAKE, ERINSVILLE ON JULY 9TH
Quinte Conservation’s education staff will be holding a Wild about Wildlife day on Saturday, July 9th at Beaver Lake, Erinsville from 11am-3pm. Conservation Education Coordinator, Maya Navrot, says, “We are expecting a great turn out for this year’s Wild about Wildlife days. These days are great opportunities for families to get outdoors and learn about their natural surroundings,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE DAY COMES TO TWEED MEMORIAL PARK, TWEED ON JULY 8TH

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE DAY COMES TO TWEED MEMORIAL PARK, TWEED ON JULY 8TH
Quinte Conservation’s education staff will be holding a Wild about Wildlife day on Friday, July 8th at Tweed Memorial Park in Tweed from 11am-3pm. Conservation Education Coordinator, Maya Navrot, says, “We are expecting a great turn out for this year’s Wild about Wildlife days. These days are great opportunities for families to get outdoors and learn about their natural...

QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVING BUCKTHORN AT MASSASSAUGA POINT CONSERVATION AREA TODAY AND TOMORROW

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVING BUCKTHORN AT MASSASSAUGA POINT CONSERVATION AREA TODAY AND TOMORROW
Quinte Conservation staff will be removing invasive European Buckthorn from the Massassauga Point Conservation Area today and tomorrow. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Over the years we have tried several strategies such as spraying and burning to remove invasive European Buckthorn from Massassauga Point. Nothing has worked. This year we will be removing it mechanically...