Thursday, May 14, 2015 – Market Hall, Peterborough
Peterborough, ON – The second talk in Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) and Trent University’s speaker series, A Sense of Place: Perspectives on Relationship to Land and Water in the Kawarthas, will be held at
By Glenna Burns
By unanimous agreement, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Review of Evidence on the Dewdney Mountain Farms Quarry has been bumped up a level.
This means the OMB’s most senior chair, Shing Kan Wilson Lee, will
By John Bird
Every year on recent Mother’s Days, I have faced a dilemma.
Do I visit my mother, a widow now in her 90s, and a wonderful woman who has managed to
Why do you think it’s called Rice Lake, Peterborough food security expert and farmer Paula Anderson asked her audience on Sunday, March 22, when the Gamiing Nature Centre
Bobcaygeon Lions Club is organizing a “clean-up day” in and around town on Wednesday, April 22, from 10 am to noon and from 4 to 6 pm.
We will meet at the Lions
The City of Kawartha Lakes narrowly missed a place in history by becoming the first municipality in Ontario to adopt the "Blue Dot" resolution supporting clean water, air and safe food.
But at least we’re second, after
Spring is approaching, and with its warmer weather comes melting snow, rain, and the break-up of ice along rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes. Kawartha Conservation reminds parents and caregivers to be alert to the dangers near the water.
The David Suzuki Foundation wants governments and rail, road and hydro agencies across Canada to plant milkweed—the wildflower that monarch butterflies depend on—along rail lines, roadsides, hydro corridors, and in schoolyards and gardens across the nation.
"We've lost almost a
With the Emerald Ash Borer detected and confirmed in Memorial Park in Lindsay, in Oakwood, and at the first site near Balsam Lake, the City of Kawartha Lakes has taken “a number of steps to help mitigate the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer and are currently working on a series of best practices to be adopted by council,” says Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services for Kawartha Lakes.
“We have witnessed the tremendous damage the Emerald Ash Borer has caused in
Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Inuit author Sheila Watt-Cloutier will be the keynote speaker at a conference this weekend at Fleming College’s Frost Campus.
The Changing Climate Changing Communities conference will take place Saturday, March 21. It is organized by students in the Ecosystem Management Technology program.
Watt-Cloutier, an Inuit woman from northern Quebec, was nominated for the
The Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership is hosting two public meetings to discuss how to increase protection of the area when the Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt conservation plans come up for review in the near future.
The geographically-based meetings will bring champions of the moraine and greenbelt together to
When quarries go in, property values go down, according to a January 2014 study by Lansink Appraisals and Consulting.
The study, which focused on regions of south-central Ontario where large quarries have been operating, found that properties decreased in value from
Standing among some of the 3,500 trees he and his wife Sue have planted on their 49-acre property near Bobcaygeon, Brian Paradoski poses the simple question: “When is the best time to plant a tree?”
His answer, echoing the great American conservationist Aldo Leopold, is: