Lower Trent Conservation

November 22, 2017
The Rotary Club of Stirling Fulfills Dreams by ‘Connecting KIDS with NATURE’
Local youth environmental education has received a helping hand from the Rotary Club of Stirling. Today, the club donated $1,600 in support of Lower Trent Conservation’s ‘Connecting KIDS with NATURE’ initiative. Additionally, 18 club members volunteered 166 hours over 5 days to assist in the delivery of the Stream of Dreams™ program to students at Stirling Public School. Stream of Dreams™ is one of several youth environmental education programs delivered under the umbrella of Lower Trent Conservation’s ‘Connecting KIDS with NATURE’ ... Read more

November 20, 2017
Adopt a Tree, a Bird, a Bee: Give the Gift of Nature with Lower Trent Conservation

Lower Trent Conservation invites the public to give the gift of nature this holiday by participating in their inaugural Adopt a Tree, a Bird, a Bee program. Nature lovers can Adopt a Tree, a Bird, a Bee in memory of a loved one, in honour of someone special, or as a gift for those “hard to buy for” people ... Read more

November 3, 2017
‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Project Part of Living Memorial
Quinte West – A host of partners will be converging on the Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area along the shoreline of the Trent River this afternoon to mark the 2nd year anniversary of Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign ... Read more

October 21, 2017
Rotary Club of Trenton Digs In
Quinte West – The Rotary Club of Trenton is back digging in to help Lower Trent Conservation with its ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Shoreline Habitat Project at Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area. Last spring, club members planted 250 native trees and shrubs and are returning today to continue their support of the shoreline restoration project ... Read more

July 20, 2017
Local Quarry ‘Rocks’ Support for Youth Environmental Education
CRH Canada Group Inc. has shared a shovel full of support for local youth environmental education. Today, the corporation’s `Ogden Point Quarry’, located along the shore of Lake Ontario, south of Colborne, donated $2,000 in support of Lower Trent Conservation’s “Connecting KIDS with NATURE” youth environmental education initiatives ... Read more

June 26, 2017
Early Kick Off to Canada 150 Celebrations
Thirty canoe/kayak enthusiasts joined Lower Trent Conservation in a paddling adventure on the Trent River yesterday to kick off Canada 150 celebrations. The PADDLE the TRENT event, held on Sunday, June 25, was part of Canada 150 events planned within the Municipality of Trent Hills ... Read more

June 8, 2017
Getting a Little Help from Our Friends
With a little help from Murray Centennial Public School and the Trenton Rotary Club, Lower Trent Conservation is a step closer to completing phase two of what is hoped to be an all-year long ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ project at Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area ... Read more

May 30, 2017
Stream of Dreams

Lower Trent Conservation’s youth environmental education program is expanding this week with the launch of a new Stream of Dreams program at Stockdale Public School ... Read more

May 23, 2017
Splish Splash the Wonder of Water!

This year, at the 8th annual Tri-County Children’s Water Festival facilitated by Lower Trent Conservation, close to 1,000 Grade 3-5 students will learn about our most precious natural resource – water. The festival runs May 25 and 26 at the Batawa Ski Hill ... Read more

May 3, 2017

Cops Help Kids Cast a Line
Campbellford's men and women in blue will be helping kids cast a line next weekend during the annual Seymour Family Fishing Day on Saturday, May 13. This event is being held three weeks earlier than in previous years ... Read more

April 27, 2017
Earth Month Wrap Up Activities at Lower Trent Conservation - Tree Seedling & Rain Barrel Pick up Day This Friday
To wrap of Earth Month, over 350 individuals will be converging on the Lower Trent Conservation Administration Office this Friday, April 28 to pick up close to 15,000 native tree and wildlife seedlings as well as approximately 200 rain barrels, water tanks, and other water conservation accessories. Read more

April 20, 2017
Student Environmental Solutions are Winners for Earth Week
Local students clearly care about the environmental health of their communities. Six student teams presented their ideas on how to solve a local environmental issue as part the Caring for Our Watersheds TM contest. It wrapped up last night at Timber Ridge Golf Course, near Brighton, with the awarding of the $1,000 first place prize ... Read more

April 11, 2017
Seeking Input to Future Role
Lower Trent Conservation is seeking public input on the development of a new strategic plan to help shape the future of the organization. The strategic plan will be developed over the next year, for release in 2018, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary and looks ahead to the next decade ... Read more

February 13, 2017
New Heads for Conservation Board
Lower Trent Conservation has a new Chair and Vice-Chair following its Annual Meeting held last week. Long-time member and representative of the City of Quinte West, Jim Alyea, and Eric Sandford, representative of the Municipality of Centre Hastings, were acclaimed to the Chair and Vice Chair, respectively ... Read more

January 10, 2017
Drought Advisory Ends
Lower Trent Conservation has lifted the 7-month drought advisory which was triggered by extreme dry conditions throughout most of 2016. Average precipitation in December and January and improved stream flows are no longer within the Ontario Low Water Response Program criteria ... Read more