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County hosting environmental open house and Earth Week talks April 27

April 20, 2023

April 20, 2023

The County of Prince Edward County will showcase the exciting efforts of environmental-based community groups during a volunteer open house on Thursday, April 27.

Residents who are interested in finding out what is happening in their community or getting involved are invited to attend. Groups and volunteers will be on hand to talk about the work they have undertaken and highlight the upcoming projects they are involved in.

The open house will get underway with Earth Week Talks about the “Beauty of Compost” presented by Lise Bois and Robin Reilly, as well as “Wetlands and Wildlife,” which the West Lake Community Association will present.

The following groups will be in attendance:

  • West Lake Community Association
  • Tree the County
  • Prince Edward County Field Naturalists
  • The Horticultural Society
  • Prince Edward County Trails
  • PEC Monarch Preserve
  • Wellington Community Association
  • Rotary Club (Picton)
  • South Shore Joint Initiative
  • Prince Edward County Operations
  • Sandbanks Provincial Park
  • The County Foundation (sponsor)
  • Quinte Conservation Authority
  • Thrive PEC
  • Members of The County’s Operations Department
  • And others

The open house will occur at the Highline Hall inside the Wellington and District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street) from 4 – 7 pm. The County Foundation will provide the refreshments.

If you have questions contact Albert Paschkowiak, Environmental Services and Sustainability Supervisor, at apaschkowiak@pecounty.on.ca or call 613.476.2148 extension 4004.

The open house is one of several events surrounding Earth Day celebrations. Visit the County website to learn more about the different events planned for Earth Day.

 

 

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