Lower Trent Conservation

Nature Camp Was a Blast!

1. September 2011 01:02
Posted by Goodrich-Loomis Nature Camp Counsellors Summer time at Goodrich-Loomis Nature Camp has come to an end. Camp was a blast this summer! The weather was sunny and hot which didn’t stop campers and counsellors from exploring the creek and enjoying the cool shade of the forest. The GLNC... [More]

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The Benthic Crew Wrap Up the Summer

19. August 2011 22:58
Posted by Jenni and Jade This summer at Lower Trent Conservation, we have been busy monitoring streams in our watershed through the Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network (OBBN) protocol.  We begin performing a ‘kick and sweep’ motion in the stream to collect benthic invertebra... [More]

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Sailing the Bay of Quinte

21. July 2011 20:31
  Posted by Dan Orr, Communications and Education Technician I recently became a sailor. After a few lessons this spring, I found a boat for the right (very low) price on Kijiji, and have been enjoying the 23ft yacht ever since.  The coolest thing about my sailing experience... [More]

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Gearing up for Summer!

17. June 2011 17:41
The Goodrich-Loomis Nature Camp crew is back and preparing for summer 2011.  ‘Zephyr’ and ‘Coral’ are returning this year with ‘River’, a great new addition to the team.  With the summer schedule nearing completion, this year is stacking up to be another... [More]

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Fishing and My Time at Lower Trent Conservation

15. June 2011 18:11
  Posted by: Andrew Waddling  On Saturday June 4th, 2011 I was at Seymour Conservation Area for the annual Seymour Family Fishing Day. I arrived around 7:30am to help with setup, and a few kids were already fishing before the event even started.  At 8:30am, kids started showin... [More]

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It's Never Too Early to Get Started on a Stewardship Plan

9. February 2011 23:13
     Posted by Caroline ZawadzkaLandowner Contact Specialist Developing a stewardship plan for your property is nothing more than a list of action items to enhance the land, as well as your enjoyment and use of it.  Your plan should be based on two things:  one, the lan... [More]

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Holiday Green Ideas from Lower Trent Conservation Staff

6. December 2010 18:29
Posted by Dan Orr (Communications Assistant) I recently asked our staff if they had any green tips for celebrating the holidays, here’s what they had to say: Marilyn Bucholtz (Communications Coordinator)- A lot of gifts I give often consist of my homemade preserves right from our garde... [More]

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Meet Lower Trent Conservation's New General Manager!

19. October 2010 19:46
I’m Glenda Rodgers, the General Manager at Lower Trent Conservation and I’ve been on the job for two weeks.  It’s been a good two weeks, mostly because of the excellent staff here at the Conservation Authority.  They know their stuff and have been very helpful in... [More]

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Nature Camp Wrap Up!

3. September 2010 00:55
  Wow ! What a summer! We have witnessed hawks that have stared intently into our eyes, squirrels that have soared from the rafters and snakes that have slithered around our wrists.  This was a legendary summer at the Goodrich-Loomis Nature Camp. Good weather prompted water games, cre... [More]

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A Brief History of Summertime

30. August 2010 20:35
 Posted by Dan OrrCommunications Assistant   Well for the most part, summer has come and went.  Most of our summer staff are headed back to school, and everyone else seems to be back from holidays.  It’s a great time of year for Lower Trent Conservation as we think back t... [More]

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