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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Highlands has a long history of environmental education. Partnerships throughout Haliburton County and into Peterborough and the Kawartha regions had led to the success of several programs...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
What appeared to be a nun holding a shopping bag and an umbrella, attempting to help a wounded snapping turtle cross the street, caused traffic to slow down on County Road 1 on May 29
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Since the beginning of May, 299 properties on Glamor Lake have been inspected, with 203 (68 per cent) being considered low risk, 60 properties (20 per cent) categorized as moderate, 31 properties (10 per cent) being high risk and five (two per cent) being
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Haliburton s watersheds are at risk due to pollution, habitat fragmentation, overuse of water and other threats, according to the World Wildlife Fund.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
A proposal by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry that would change the way live bait can be collected, distributed and kept in Ontario is the target of a petition making the rounds at local bait shops.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Ontario has eight species of bats and all of them have been spotted in the Haliburton Highlands. However, in recent years, half of the province s bat species have been classified as endangered due to a fast-moving illness called white-nose syndrome.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The new home of Haliburton Solar and Wind is sustainably built, solar powered and off-grid; the first of its kind, says the company s owner Brian Nash.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Our culture s increasing reliance on meat and other animal products contributes heavily to climate change, human disease and social inequality. Consumption of meat has increased rapidly around the globe in recent decades with the rise of industrial livest
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Hearing dates have been set for an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board regarding Haliburton Forest s proposed biochar facility on Kennaway Road.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Visitors to the grand opening of the Haliburton Solar and Wind headquarters and demo site wanted to see how living off grid was possible.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Ontario s Turtle Conservation Centre has declared a state of emergency for all turtles in the region, as they ve treated more than 500 injured turtles so far this year.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Dysart et al council will receive a proposal at its January meeting detailing how it can capture methane gases coming from the Haliburton and West Guilford landfills, generating income.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Two projects in Haliburton County received cash infusions from the New Horizons for Seniors program, administered by the Government of Canada.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Using information gathered this year, biologist Paul Heaven will be returning to bat roost sites in 2018 to better understand how the animals choose the locations they do and to gather more information on the populations that live in the county.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Despite best intentions and ambitious goals, Ontario diverts just more than 60 per cent of its recyclables from the landfill and only 40 per cent of organic materials, such as fruit and vegetable waste.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
David Carruthers remembers visiting Norah s Island long before it was named after his mother. His family used to visit friends on Kennisis Lake and while they were there, pop by the 22-acre island, which always seemed to be for sale.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
After creating a social media movement educating the public about the difference they can make in fighting climate change, Jessica Correa will be coming to Haliburton to share with participants how they can get involved in their community.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Parties to the Ontario Municipal Board hearing regarding whether to permit a biochar facility on Kennaway Road settled in the evening hours of Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A dozen years of stewardship were marked on Sunday evening when the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust held its annual fundraising banquet, thanking those who had donated land, money and volunteer hours to preserve 700 acres of forests and wetlands.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
For those with spring cleaning on their mind, many Haliburton residents look to the landfill as a means to minimize junk and clutter like furniture, stockpiles of oil and paint cans and expired tins of food but the Haliburton landfill is warning its c