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USER FEES SUPPORT UPCOMING IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AT VANDERWATER AND SHEFFIELD CONSERVATION AREAS

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 03:44 PM

For Immediate Release:
June 30, 2021

USER FEES SUPPORT UPCOMING IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AT VANDERWATER AND SHEFFIELD CONSERVATION AREAS

Quinte Conservation’s Vanderwater and Sheffield Conservation Areas will be undergoing maintenance and improvement projects over the next few months. Most notable to visitors and lovers of Vanderwater will be the improvements to the internal road, which will re-open to the halfway mark and the addition of an accessible screening topped trail leading to the scout’s camp.

These...

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06-08-2021 Level 1 Low Water Condition - #1

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 09:40 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 8, 2021

LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION ISSUED FOR THE QUINTE CONSEVATION WATERSHED
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.

“The Quinte Region has experienced much lower than normal amounts of precipitation this spring,” says Dave Eastcott, Water Resources Technologist. “Less than 30% of normal rainfall occurred during the month...

LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA SET TO RE-OPEN MAY 22, 2021 WITH CHANGES TO OPERATIONS

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 02:18 PM

For Immediate Release:
May 20, 2021

Little Bluff Conservation Area, located along the environmentally significant south shore of Prince Edward County, is set to re-open to the public starting May 22, 2021.

The almost year-long closure has allowed Quinte Conservation staff to prioritize the area and complete a number of projects that will enhance visitor experience and safety while protecting the sensitive lands within the conservation area.

Summer staff have been hired to be onsite 7 days a week to...

PayByPhone available at Quinte Conservation Areas

Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 03:55 PM

We have switched our parking program to PayByPhone.
Learn more on our parking page or through our media release

Annual Passes through the previous payment service will remain valid until December 31, 2021.

December 1, 2021 - A NEW WAY TO EXPLORE WITH AVENZA MAPS

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2021 03:39 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 1, 2021

Nature enthusiasts and lovers of Quinte Conservation’s areas will appreciate a new way to discover their favourite green spaces with the Avenza Maps app.

GIS Assistant, Connor Dennehy, says “Using this simple app will allow visitors to navigate our trail systems with unprecedented confidence and without fear of getting off-course - especially in sudden poor weather conditions.”
The smartphone-enabled maps are now available for 11 of Quinte Conservation’s areas...