The bald eagle on the cover of the last Kawartha Promoter was just passing through on the way to nesting grounds further north, say Barb and Phil Puxley of Friends of the Osprey.
It was just using the
Celebrate Earth Day at the Gamiing Nature Centre on April 23 (11 am to 4 pm) and pledge to make every day Earth Day and reduce your carbon footprint.
The event will include a
By Julia Taylor
Last year Hydro One was pruning trees in our neighbourhood. Great. Our electrical service will not be disrupted by tree limbs falling on the lines.
But pruning was a nice way of putting it. Actually, they
Members of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors didn’t want to do it, apparently, but on March 23, they approved the Snowy Ridge Wind Park wind turbine development in CKL’s former township of Manvers.
At a Jan. 27 meeting, the board had deferred making a decision on
By John Bird, editor
"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolutely nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. . . ."
"In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the
All Ontario farmers who donate their agricultural produce to registered community food programs—including food banks—are eligible for an extra tax credit.
This new tax break is intended to help farmers
Nothing less than “personal and planetary transformation” will be the ultimate goal when Gamiing Nature Centre hosts a nature hike and women’s circle on Sunday, April 17, beginning at 1 pm.
Women of all ages are invited to
By Linda Friend
Tired of winter? You could begin your 2016 garden today. Starting seeds indoors is a terrific way to beat the winter blahs.
Even if you are a novice, there are many
Kawartha Conservation awarded the Residents of Rosedale (RoR) group with its Community Conservationist Award at the authority’s annual general meeting on March 9.
The award recognizes volunteer-based, community or organized groups that successfully carry out projects that will contribute to a healthier watershed.
In 2015, RoR members joi
By Rodney Smith-Merkley
Winter is coming to a close. I collected the first sap from our tapped maple trees this morning, and the sun felt warm on my face after church yesterday.
March and April hold an energy of
By Glenna Burns
Before “contact” with European settlers, the Indigenous peoples of North America had already been “cultivating” the landscape for thousands of years, Curve Lake Elder Doug Williams told a group of interested Bobcaygeonites gathered Feb. 25 at the Bobcaygeon Library to hear him speak.
In the Kawarthas, he explained, this meant creating “mishkodeh” or
Two Kawartha-based conservation groups have stepped up to recognize the efforts of Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) to preserve and protect Pigeon Lake’s Chiminis or Big Island(also known as Boyd Island).
Sustainable Peterborough presented KLT with its
Farmers and rural landowners from across East Central Ontario gathered in Peterborough for the fourth Annual
Aaah winter. So pretty. It covers up all the garbage.
Unfortunately, now that the snow is melting away, all that litter is