’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: 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)

The benthic crew wrap up the summer!

Posted by: Jade and Jenni 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 invertebrates (bugs that live in streams) which harbor themselves under rocks and along the stream… Read More The benthic crew wrap up the summer!