Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Highlands East could become one of the first places in Canada offering a space for green burials.
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, May 15, 2018
The ice on Haliburton s Head Lake finally melted on May 5, marking 2018 as the latest ice out date on record since 1945.
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
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) has been approved to continue with the second year of its two-year grant by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Species at Risk Stewardship Fund.
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.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
With a chill in the air and the average temperature of each day dropping, gardening is far from most people s mind.
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.
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, 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.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Municipalities can lead the charge against climate change, according to Victoria Ervick and Tracy Roxborough of Sustainable Severn Sound. The pair came to Haliburton on May 8 to speak about how municipalities can develop a climate change action plan conc
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Environment Canada has plenty of methods of tracking storms as they develop, but they can t always get on-the-ground information leading up to and following a severe weather event. To help them gather information and to better warn other communities o
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Malfunctioning septic systems are being found through Highlands East s reinspection program and so far property owners have been receptive to fixing the problems identified, said Laurie Devolin, chief building official, at a council meeting on Sept. 5.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The ride will be an out and back tour to The Little Tart Bakeshop (known for its desserts and, in particular, its butter tarts) in the hamlet of Donald, starting at 10 a.m. at the Rails End Gallery at 23 York St. in Haliburton.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Reducing plastic use in the community needs a multi-pronged approach and it needs to start at the grassroots, organizers from Blue Bayfield told an audience in Haliburton last week.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Though cyanobacteria have been around for over 2.5 billion years, we re still learning about how best to deal with accumulations of the photosynthetic bacteria, groupings known as blue-green algae blooms.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is turning back the clock on Gould s Creek with the support of the community and professionals from near and far.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
By all accounts it s been a banner year for monarch butterflies, the delicate, bright orange insects seen flitting around roadsides and open fields across the county.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Malcolm Cockwell is quick to share credit with others for the ongoing successes of Haliburton Forest. We kind of run it as a team, said Cockwell, managing director of the Forest. There are a number of key individuals here who do a lot more work than
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
On May 26, Berman said Turtle Guardians will be launching their inaugural Turtle Walks campaign. Haliburton will be hosting its walk on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The adage that one person s trash is another person s treasure is an understatement for oil-based painter Andrea Kastner.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust announced at its June 2 annual general meeting that close to 500 acres has been donated to the land trust, which will be known as the Barnum Creek Nature Reserve.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Years of acid rain and logging have left some lakes in central Ontario with ecological osteoporosis, a term scientists use to paint a picture of what happens to the environment when not enough calcium is present.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The presence of the emerald ash borer hasn t been confirmed in Haliburton yet, but the invasive wood-boring beetle has been identified in Muskoka and City of Kawartha Lakes and it s just a matter of time before the insect establishes itself here.
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