Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

In the past 100 years, anywhere from 200 to 500 terrestrial vertebrate species have gone extinct. This is at least 100 times greater than the natural rate of extinction. 40.7% of amphibian species are endangered or at risk of becoming endangered.


Sponsors & Supporters

We thank the many community partners and sponsors for their assistance. Through their generous support, we can provide students with the opportunity to learn about present and future water issues and what they can do to protect and preserve this valuable resource.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the festival?  Want to have your business promoted and linked to an excellent educational and environmental event in the area? Contact us for details.

Organizing Committee

The Tri-County Children’s Water Festival was created to educate youth about the importance of water in a hands-on environment with interactive activities and demonstrations.  The Tri-County Children’s Water Festival is organized by a group of local organizations including:

  • Lower Trent Conservation
  • Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
  • Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
  • Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Boars
  • Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board
  • Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan
  • Quinte Conservation
  • Batawa Ski Hill
  • Batawa Development Corporation

The Tri-County Children’s Water Festival is supported by the Children’s Water Education Council. The Council’s goals are to foster decision makers, initiate the process of behavioural change and to empower children to initiate change within their homes, schools and communities.