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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The beach on Head Lake in Haliburton was reopened on Thursday, July 18 by the Municipality of Dysart et al after staff determined debris from a boat fire had been adequately cleaned up.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
As climate change progresses, cities and towns around the world can expect more natural disasters affecting infrastructure, energy, water and food availability, and human health.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
An introductory course on how to find, identify and harvest wild edible mushrooms is a new addition to the Yours Outdoors experiences offered.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The Municipality of Dysart et al will impose a ban on the use of powerful herbicide Garlon. Back at an April council meeting, councillors supported a recommendation from the municipality s environment and climate change committee that Hydro One be advised
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry proposal that, if implemented, will dramatically change moose hunting in Haliburton County and the rest of the province beginning in 2020 is open for public comment on Environmental Registry of Ontario until Se
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Composting in cottage country doesn t necessarily mean attracting critters. Several local composting enthusiasts say proper use of a compost bin can eliminate many of the potential problems and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
On Saturday, June 8, the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations honoured the years of support Murray Fearrey gave to the organization when he was mayor of Dysart et al.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A new publication on Haliburton County lakes called The Lake Health Report is providing the public with an opportunity to make an environmental difference.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Use of a chemical called permethrin to rid properties of mosquitoes could have unintended consequences, a guest speaker at the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association spring meeting told the audience.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
It doesn t matter which part of the county people are picking up roadside garbage from, they all say the same thing: they re finding plastic bags, candy wrappers, plastic bottles, coffee cups, cigarette butts, used diapers, and numerous empty beer cans an
Monday, June 24, 2019
A legacy of acid rain, falling calcium levels in some forests and lakes has put pressure on the entire ecosystem, slowing the growth of trees and their ability to capture carbon and endangering calcium-rich aquatic lifeforms.
Friday, September 20, 2019
A group of students and community members joined together on County Road 21 outside the high school in Haliburton on Friday afternoon demanding action on climate change as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Much of the Coalition of Equitable Water Flow s annual communications meeting, held Sept. 14 at the Haliburton fish hatchery celebrated the work done through what was described as being a critical relationship between CEWF and the Trent-Severn Waterway,
Monday, April 20, 2020
Mason Gordon stands a few metres from the shed at the West Guilford landfill where he works as a landfill attendant on a warm Friday morning, travel mug in hand, watching as vehicles pull into the driveway and to their right, up to the recycling bins.
Monday, April 13, 2020
It takes 40 litres of sap to make one litre of syrup and the ideal conditions for high yields is cold nights and warm days. Haliburton County has seen its fair share of such weather and area producers have been the beneficiaries of strong sap flow.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Efforts to improve the landscape around Silver Beach condominiums has landed a committee of residents the honour of being the first recipients of the Lake Kashagawigamog Organization s Conservation Award.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Answering common landfill questions. Jenn W asks: Where do I put my milk cartons?
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The G7 Student Senate presented their climate action plan to the Trillium Lakelands District School Board at its regular meeting of the board on June 9.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Mapping wetlands is one of the first steps to providing them legal protection, prohibiting development that could hinder their ability to filter water, mitigate flooding, safeguard wildlife, and sequester carbon.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Bark Creek Wetland Complex has been deemed provincially significant by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Municipal planner Chris Jones told councillors at a Jan. 14 meeting of Highlands East council that he had received notice of the
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Beech bark disease, a quick-spreading, highly destructive threat continues to be a challenge to manage throughout the county. In his report to county council on Sept. 25, the county s forest conservation bylaw officer James Rogers said landowners are taki
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Gino Ariano and Jim Prince, of the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association, presented to Dysart et al council on Oct. 22 on their traditional rights of way project, for which they ve been researching key portage routes in the area in an effort to ensure
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
A beekeeper and a student climate activist were honoured by the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust as this year s enviro-heroes during a presentation at their office in Haliburton on Dec. 5.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Korey McKay is in the unique position of working in a job that didn t exist two years ago when she enrolled in a master s program that would eventually enable her to work in the role.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The public will have to wait for the official opening of the Barnum Creek Nature Reserve, previously planned for this spring, due to COVID-19 precautions.
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