Lower Trent Conservation

Special Event

Hastings Stewardship Council Winter Speaker Series 2017
Thursday, January 12 from 7 to 9 PM
Huntington Veterans Memorial Hall, 11379 Highway 62, Ivanhoe

The Hastings Stewardship Council presents the first event in their 2017 Winter Speaker Series: Watershed Health and Biogeography. Our Water Resources Manager, Janet Noyes will provide an update on low water conditions across the Lower Trent Conservation watershed region. She will be joined by Tim Trustham, Ecologist and Planner with Quinte Conservation who will speak about how geological factors impact biological features and watershed health.

Other events in the series:
  • January 26 - Invasive Species and Species at Risk
  • February 9 - Small Scale Maple Syrup
  • February 23 - Wildlife and Climate Change
  • March 9 - The Birds
  • March 23 - Nature Photography
Check the Hastings Stewardship Council website for more details or contact Matt Caruana, info@hastingsstewardship.ca, 613-391-9034. Cost: $5.00 per person (or a donation) will help cover costs. Children are free.

Agricultural Water Workshop - Dealing with Drought

When: Monday, January 30, 2017 from 10AM to 3 PM
Where: Batawa Community Centre, 81 Plant Street, Batawa
A workshop for farmers who have experienced water shortages or concerns about their ability to supply livestock or crops with sufficient water. The workshop will include presentations on:
  • 2016 low water conditions summary
  • understanding how much you water you have
  • Permits to Take Water process
  • What to do if your well runs dry
  • Managing water effectively on your farm
  • What you need to know before digging a pond

Pre-registration required. Cost is $20 (includes lunch)