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Canada to ban single use plastics

The Government of Canada is taking steps to reduce and remove harmful single use plastics from use. Last week in Quebec, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced two additional initiatives to help...

 

Northumberland County to end use of Roundup

Northumberland County council is going to end their use of Roundup for vegetation control along county roads. Council decided on Friday they would have staff acquire the specialized equipment and staff...

 
 

Walking to save turtles

They are very slow and not particularly attractive but are very important in the natural scheme of things. If you guessed we were describing turtles, you’re absolutely right. According to Turtle Guardians,...

 

Quinte area pedalling into Bike Month

It’s Bike Month in the Hastings and Prince Edward Area. The joint initiative between HPE Public Health and area municipalities has a theme this year of “give space and be seen”,...

 
 

Murray Marsh three year project launch

This week marked the launch of an exciting three year project for Lower Trent Conservation’s ecological stewardship and conservation lands programs. The Murray Marsh Natural Habitat Area Restoration Project will consist...

 

May weather wrap

Here is news that will surprise no one. The month of May was much wetter than is normal in the Quinte region. According to readings taken at CFB Trenton, Environment Canada reports...

 
 

Lake Ontario ties 2017 record

The water levels are still rising, albeit they are rising slower. Quinte Conservation Authority CAO Brad McNevin told Quinte News Lake Ontario water levels haven’t stabilized as of yet. http://greenquinte.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/MCNEVIN.mp3 McNevin says once...

 

Protecting nature in the county

Organizations aiming to protect rare habitat on Prince Edward County’s south shore are making progress to preserve the areas as a natural habitat. In a press release issued by the South...

 
 

Backyard mushrooming

Story submitted On Saturday, June 8 in Stirling, all are invited to grow mushrooms and mingle with enterprising woodlot owners. The Quinte Woodlot Association (QWA) will host their spring field day...

 

Trent-Severn Waterway navigational season underway

Boaters will be pleased to hear that the Trent-Severn Waterway officially opened for the 2019 navigational season Friday. All lock stations are operational and staff will be on hand to help...

 
 
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