Carson Trout Lepine & Greenan Lakes Association awarded Green Shovel grant

Carson Trout Lepine & Greenan Lakes Association of Madawaska Valley Township, ON, was awarded a grant from the Green Shovels Collaborative’s Invasive Phragmites Control Fund to combat the invasive plant, Phragmites. Above: Methods to control invasive Phragmites – continuous cutting (left); tarping (right). Photos: Carson Trout Lepine & Greenan Lakes Association. …

OPP Bulletins at Nov.7, 2023

Police investigate Silver Lake Rd. break and enter Police are currently investigating a break and enter to several outbuildings. On October 30, 2023, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter to several outbuildings …

Veterans get free entry to Ontario Parks year-round on weekdays

The Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Andrea Khanjin, issued the following statement in recognition of Remembrance Week: “As we approach Remembrance Day, we remember the courage and dedication of the Canadian men and women who fought valiantly over the years and continue to defend our freedom, rights and …

OPP update – PUBLIC SAFETY WARNING – animal remains at large

On October 25, 2023, the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) released a public safety warning after learning an African Serval Cat had escaped from a local sanctuary on Corrigan Road in Bonnechere Valley Township. Police received a request for assistance from the Provincial Animal Welfare Service (PAWS) …

Tips for a safe Hallowe’en

The Killaloe and Whitney Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind parents/guardians and children that Hallowe’en can be a time of both excitement and potential danger. Help keep everyone safe by following these safety tips: ·      Carry a flashlight and select a costume with bright colours and …

Flu and COVID-19 shots only by appointment say RCDHU

Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is announcing changes to their COVID-19and flu vaccine clinics. Starting October 20th, COVID-19 vaccinations will now be offered byappointment only. “We have seen very high attendance at our recent clinics, which has resulted in longer waittimes for residents. To better serve our community, …

Algonquin Park – can it continue to be everything to everyone?

Paradise in Ruins – Part 2 Submitted by Christopher Huggett, retired Conservation Biologist. OPINION Only those with memory of Algonquin’s distant past can be rightly appalled with what they see today. Complaints arising from inadequate law enforcement within Algonquin Park reflect a generational shift in both demographics and social expectations. …

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