’50 in 50′ Series: Groundwater Monitoring – What Lies Beneath (2002)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Roughly 4.3 million or 30% of Ontarians rely on groundwater… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Groundwater Monitoring – What Lies Beneath (2002)

’50 in 50′ Series: The Oak Ridges Moraine – Southern Ontario’s Rain Barrel (2002)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! The unique concentration of environmental, geological, and hydrological features of… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: The Oak Ridges Moraine – Southern Ontario’s Rain Barrel (2002)

’50 in 50′ Series: New Age of Communications (1999)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Since the formation of Lower Trent Conservation in 1968, keeping… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: New Age of Communications (1999)

’50 in 50′ Series: Expanding Knowledge of Natural Areas – Rare Habitat Protection (1995)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t manage what… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Expanding Knowledge of Natural Areas – Rare Habitat Protection (1995)

’50 in 50′ Series: Land Use Planning Using Nature’s Boundaries (1995)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Imagine following a stream or river to see where it… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Land Use Planning Using Nature’s Boundaries (1995)

’50 in 50′ Series: Landowner Stewardship Programs – Helping to Improve Water Quality of the Bay of Quinte (1994)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! The Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan has a long… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Landowner Stewardship Programs – Helping to Improve Water Quality of the Bay of Quinte (1994)

’50 in 50′ Series: Conservation Strategy (1993)

  Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In 1993, Lower Trent Conservation released its first strategic… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Conservation Strategy (1993)

’50 in 50′ Series: Aerial Photography – A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words (1993)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Much of the mapping information we use at Lower Trent… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Aerial Photography – A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words (1993)

’50 in 50′ Series: Digital Mapping (1991)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! The year 1991 marked a tipping point in technology use… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Digital Mapping (1991)

’50 in 50′ Series: Trent River Flood Damage Surveys (1990)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In 1990, Lower Trent Conservation completed field surveys of flood… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Trent River Flood Damage Surveys (1990)

’50 in 50′ Series: Flood Plain Regulations – Working Around Waterways Requires a Permit (1989)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Starting in 1989, permits were required from Lower Trent Conservation… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Flood Plain Regulations – Working Around Waterways Requires a Permit (1989)

’50 in 50′ Series: Partners in Conservation – King’s Mill Conservation Area (1989)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In 1989, a win-win project presented itself for two conservation… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Partners in Conservation – King’s Mill Conservation Area (1989)

’50 in 50′ Series: Land Use Planning in Ontario (1988)

  Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Providing input to municipalities on planning applications is a… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Land Use Planning in Ontario (1988)

’50 in 50′ Series: Shoreline Management – Living Along Lake Ontario (1987)

  Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! People living along the Lake Ontario shoreline are accustomed… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Shoreline Management – Living Along Lake Ontario (1987)

’50 in 50′ Series: Invasive Species – Unwanted Invaders (1985)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Invasive species are among Canada’s greatest threats to the survival… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Invasive Species – Unwanted Invaders (1985)

’50 in 50′ Series: The Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan – Restoring the Bay (1985)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! The Bay of Quinte was designated an Area of Concern… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: The Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan – Restoring the Bay (1985)

’50 in 50′ Series: Protecting Local Waterways – Conservation Services to Landowners Expanded (1982)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In 1982, the Conservation Services Program available to landowners was… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Protecting Local Waterways – Conservation Services to Landowners Expanded (1982)

’50 in 50′ Series: First Hydrometeorological Station – Keeping Tabs on Local Waterways (1981)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! They’ve been called many different names: hydrometeorological station, hydromet station,… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: First Hydrometeorological Station – Keeping Tabs on Local Waterways (1981)

’50 in 50′ Series: Murray Marsh – The Amazon of the Trent River (1981)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! For much of history, people have thought of wetlands as… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Murray Marsh – The Amazon of the Trent River (1981)

’50 in 50′ Series: Biennial Conference – Largest Conference in Trenton’s History (1980)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! On September 14 to 17, 1980, Lower Trent Conservation hosted… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Biennial Conference – Largest Conference in Trenton’s History (1980)

’50 in 50′ Series: Flood Control Structures – Protecting People & Property (1980s)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Many of the urban centres within the Lower Trent watershed… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Flood Control Structures – Protecting People & Property (1980s)

’50 in 50′ Series: The Flood (1980)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! The day was Friday, March 21st, 1980 – a rainfall… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: The Flood (1980)

’50 in 50′ Series: Outdoor Education at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area (1978)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In July 1978, Lower Trent Conservation was presented with a… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Outdoor Education at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area (1978)

’50 in 50′ Series: Stepping into Nature (1977)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! With the acquisition of a number of properties during Lower… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Stepping into Nature (1977)

’50 in 50′ Series: Reforestation (1976)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! You wouldn’t guess it today, but following rampant land clearing… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Reforestation (1976)

’50 in 50′ Series: Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area – In the Heart of Northumberland Hills (1975)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! A Wildlife Sanctuary was officially opened in June of 1975… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area – In the Heart of Northumberland Hills (1975)

’50 in 50′ Series: Floodplain Mapping (1975)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In 1975, Lower Trent Conservation along with other Conservation Authorities,… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Floodplain Mapping (1975)

’50 in 50′ Series: Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Network – Monitoring Local Waterways (1970s)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series.  This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Ontario is rich in water resources. Our province borders… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Network – Monitoring Local Waterways (1970s)

’50 in 50′ Series: Summer Experience (1972)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series (posts continuing throughout the year). This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! Hiring summer students is an annual… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Summer Experience (1972)

’50 in 50′ Series: Warkworth Dam – Protecting a Village (1972)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. The Warkworth dam was officially opened on September 13, 1972 with much pomp… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Warkworth Dam – Protecting a Village (1972)

’50 in 50′: Youth Education – Connecting Kids with Nature (1971)

 Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. The youth of today are tomorrow’s environmental leaders. Lower Trent Conservation has long… Read More ’50 in 50′: Youth Education – Connecting Kids with Nature (1971)

’50 in 50′: Operation Cleansweep – Giving Nature a Helping Hand (1971)

 Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. An army of more than 300 volunteers, 40 trucks and as many boats… Read More ’50 in 50′: Operation Cleansweep – Giving Nature a Helping Hand (1971)

’50 in 50′: Proctor House – A Step Back in Time (1970)

 Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. Proctor Park Conservation Area was donated to Lower Trent Conservation in 1970 by… Read More ’50 in 50′: Proctor House – A Step Back in Time (1970)

’50 in 50′: Lower Trent Conservation Headquarters – Changes Through the Years (1968)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. For an organization that has grown from one employee in 1970 to 22… Read More ’50 in 50′: Lower Trent Conservation Headquarters – Changes Through the Years (1968)

’50 in 50′: An Early Blueprint for Local Conservation (1970)

 Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. “While most Conservation Authorities were created because of the urgent necessity to correct… Read More ’50 in 50′: An Early Blueprint for Local Conservation (1970)

’50 in 50′: Building a Land Base of Our Natural Heritage (1969)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. The conservation movement in Ontario began in the 1940’s in response to droughts,… Read More ’50 in 50′: Building a Land Base of Our Natural Heritage (1969)

’50 in 50′ Series: On Board for Conservation (1968)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we will be releasing a ’50 in 50′ historical blog series throughout the year – 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. Since the passing of the Conservation Authorities Act in 1946, the conservation movement… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: On Board for Conservation (1968)

Summer Student Reflections

Lower Trent Conservation’s operations this summer were bolstered with the arrival of six summer students thanks to federal and provincial employment programs. Acquiring summer students is a tradition lasting decades for the organization, as it is a genuine opportunity for both parties to grow. Students have the ability to work under professionals in there aspiring fields, as well… Read More Summer Student Reflections