County to conduct survey on short-term rentals

By Stephen Petrick When tourists come to visit Haliburton County short-term are they contributing to the economy or are they a burden on the environment, public safety and causing other issues which threaten rural living…

Enjoying Haliburton County’s winter finches

By Ed Poropat For those interested in birds, 2022 has been a wonderful year so far for bird diversity. With excellent cone crops available locally on spruce, hemlock, and tamarack, many birds such as finches…

Enviro-Cafe fosters climate conversation

By Nick Bernard The public received an update on Haliburton County’s climate change plan during an Enviro-Cafe presentation led by climate change co-ordinator Korey McKay on Jan. 11. Organized by Environment Haliburton (EH), the event…

Enviro-Heroes celebrated by land trust

The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Enviro-Hero Awards. Each year HHLT seeks nominations for individuals and/or a group who, through their own initiative and dedication, have contributed…

Land trust looking for environmental heroes

By Stephen Petrick There are surely environmental heroes walking among us in the community – and the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust wants to hear about them. The non-profit, environmental charity is calling for nominations for…

Haliburton County must reduce emissions, report warns

By Stephen Petrick Warmer summers, milder winters, longer heat waves and increased risk for vulnerable populations, such as seniors, the poor and people without good housing. That’s what Haliburton County officials expect for the area…