Tuesday, December 20, 2016
December has been more wintry than in recent years, bringing substantial snowfall and cold temperatures, giving skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers reason to cheer.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Ontario s Building Code is a living document; it changes regularly to improve the way homes are constructed and to better our environments. In July, the province tabled a change to the energy efficiency component of what is called the SB 12, which will af
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Dysart et al Reeve Murray Fearrey said the condition of some county roads has been poor during the first month of what appears will be a snowy winter.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Rehabilitation of the Loon Lake dam should be done by March, Parks Canada said in an update to the community last week.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
An application for a zoning bylaw amendment that would permit the construction of a biochar facility on Kennaway Road has been approved by Dysart council.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
This year s Community Apple Sauce Project easily produced double the combined total of food the last two years.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Despite years of education and advanced warning, when WSP Canada went out to inspect septic systems in the municipality of South Bruce Peninsula, one in five systems failed.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Eighteen students and the faculty of Fleming College s sustainable building design and construction program stood tall and proud at Abbey Gardens in front of the new mercantile building, an example of what they learned and taught during the 20-week course
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
The lead on the Sam Slick Park shoreline restoration plan says the weather this summer did little to disrupt the next step for the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Association (CHA) project from going ahead as planned.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
It may be The Devil Made Me Do It that catches your eye, or On Bonnie s Pond. Whatever your fancy, Hike Haliburton s glossy 2016 Program Guide and Map has got it covered.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Spring and summer of 2016 presented particularly difficult weather conditions for the staff at Parks Canada as they grappled with management of the Trent Severn Waterway and the lakes that feed the system.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
With its lush forests, pristine lakes, network of trails and wildlife habitat, it may not come as a surprise to many that the region encompassing Haliburton County was recently designated an exceptional area for environmental education by the United Natio
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The Bancroft Area Forest Industry Association is celebrating the New Year by honouring one of the oldest forest industry families.
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, 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
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 13, 2017
More than 40 scientists will be pulling an all-nighter at the Dahl Forest June 24 as part of Haliburton s first ever BioBlitz.
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, April 18, 2017
You have until Earth Day to order your native plants from Friends of Ecological and Environmental Learning.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
There is not sufficient natural shoreline within Haliburton County, not by a long shot, according to the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations (CHA).
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
A zoning application was deferred once again when the municipality of Dysart sent it to the County of Haliburton for a peer review.
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
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
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