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Information regarding local environmental and conservation issues

City of Kawartha Lakes Septic Rehabilitation Loan Program City offers loan program to help homeowners solve septic problems Applications are available at the city’s website or at Municipal Service Centres  Kawartha Lakes This Week (KAWARTHA LAKES) Applications are now available for the City’s septic rehabilitation loan program … Continue reading

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Chris Appleton receives Individual Conservationist Award from Kawartha Conservation

At its Annual General Meeting on January 22, 2014 Kawartha Conservation presented to Chris Appleton the Individual Conservationist Award as part of its 2014 Environmental Recognition Awards. The award recognizes outstanding people who have undertaken projects, demonstrated leadership, and inspired others to … Continue reading

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Extreme cold could kill emerald ash borer

The cold might help but let’s still be vigilant with checking our ash trees and cutting down and burning affected ones this spring. Link to the full story. Link to the October 11, 2013 post.

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Emerald Ash Borers are in our neck of the woods!

  As you may or may not know, the Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive insect that has been recently confirmed in the Kawartha Lakes.  One of the speakers at our Environment Meeting this summer discussed these very damaging pests … Continue reading

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