Posts Categorized: Conservation

Links to Information on Wildlife

The Township of Douro-Dummer is home to spectacular forests, lakes, and wetlands. These areas provide ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts including hikers, wildlife watchers, conservationists, and responsible hunters and anglers. For information on Wildlife and Nature, such as what to do if you encounter a problem such as a nuisance bear, a fish die-off, or… Read more »

Forest Ontario Funding Campaign

The Ontario Envirothon, run by Forests Ontario, was selected as a Small Change Fund Campaign. Funds raised through this campaign will help to support the regional grants as well as the provincial competition.  Forests Ontario has the ambitious goal of raising $4,900 and they only have a few days left to reach this amount. To help Forests… Read more »

Local food month comes to Peterborough County!

Coming into it’s second year, Local Food Month in Peterborough County promotes the purchasing of local products from local farmers, food processors and retailers. Over 25 events open to the public will be hosted across the County in the month of September. Brochures with event details are available at the Douro-Dummer Township office located at… Read more »

20% Water Conservation Encouraged – Level 2 Low Water Conditions being experienced

Rainfall continues to be in short supply across the Otonabee Region watershed. As a result, the Otonabee Region Water Response Team confirms that Level 2 Low Water Conditions are being experienced throughout the watershed region. Analysis of the data, including air temperature, precipitation, and stream flow for the first 6 months of 2016, indicate that… Read more »