Mitigating mystery snails in county waters

By Chad Ingram The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners’ Associations is launching a program aimed at decreasing the population of Chinese mystery snails, an invasive species, in the county’s lakes.County councillors heard a presentation about…

Haliburton’s Cockwell hopes to use new role to…

By Mike Baker Having recently taken on a leading role with provincial non-profit Forests Ontario, Haliburton’s Malcolm Cockwell is committed to protecting what he believes is Canada’s greatest natural resource.The long-time managing director of the…

Roadside moose put down by MNRF

By Sue Tiffin, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A moose making frequent visits to the side of Hwy. 118 was put down by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry after staff determined the animal likely had…

Haliburton County to post shoreline FAQs for public

By Chad Ingram The County of Haliburton will create and post answers to frequently asked questions regarding a shoreline preservation bylaw, to be housed on the county’s website.As previously reported, during a Jan. 27 meeting,…

County addresses ‘misinformation’ on shoreline bylaw

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County councillors are calling another special meeting to further discuss the county’s controversial draft shoreline preservation bylaw, after a discussion during a Jan. 13 council meeting that addressed misinformation about the…