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QUINTE CONSERVATION LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ONLINE MAPPING APPLICATION

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ONLINE MAPPING APPLICATION
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department at Quinte Conservation has launched a Screening Limit GIS Viewer application, in accordance with Ontario Regulation 319/09 and supporting Section 28 of the Conservation Authorities Act, so that residents can efficiently screen proposed development projects for their property and streamline the regulation process with the Authority.
Users of the...

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FREE PARKING AT AREAS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1st – DONATIONS TO SUPPORT THESE GREEN SPACES ARE GENEROUSLY ACCEPTED

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FREE PARKING AT AREAS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1st – DONATIONS TO SUPPORT THESE GREEN SPACES ARE GENEROUSLY ACCEPTED.
Free parking at Quinte Conservation’s areas has been extended once again as an effort to help connect residents to public green spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corporate Services Manager Tammy Smith says, “The pandemic has, in one way or another, impacted everyone in our watershed and throughout the rest of Canada. We understand...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 15, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
The rise in Lake Ontario’s water level has slowed and is likely to be nearing its seasonal peak. Water levels
declined 3 cm during the cool, dry conditions this past week, but heavy rain is forecast in the coming days
and levels are likely to stabilize or slightly increase again this coming week. Lake Ontario remains on track
to peak in the coming week, well below the record-highs of...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 15, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
The rise in Lake Ontario’s water level has slowed and is likely to be nearing its seasonal peak. Water levels
declined 3 cm during the cool, dry conditions this past week, but heavy rain is forecast in the coming days
and levels are likely to stabilize or slightly increase again this coming week. Lake Ontario remains on track
to peak in the coming week, well below the record-highs of...

DEPOT LAKES TRAILS OPEN FOR PASSIVE RECREATIONAL HIKING

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2020
DEPOT LAKES TRAILS OPEN FOR PASSIVE RECREATIONAL HIKING
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Quinte Conservation wants to ensure the safety of watershed residents. Staff would like to remind visitors that while the Depot Lakes Conservation Area remains open for passive recreational day use, the use of motorized vehicles (this includes ATV’s, dirt bikes and side by sides) on trails is strictly prohibited.
Motorized vehicles on trails contributes to deterioration...