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, 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 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, 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.
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, 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, 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.
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 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, 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.
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
Highlands East could become one of the first places in Canada offering a space for green burials.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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, 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.
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
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.
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