Kensington North Watersheds Association

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Water Management Report

(2016-05-06) A report on the work of the Kensington Water Management Committee over the last two years is available here.

More information on managing water can be found here.

AGM Guest Speaker

(2016-05-06) Todd Dupuis, Executive Director for Environment with the PEI Department of Communities, Land and Environment, was the guest speaker at Kensington North's Annual General Meeting. His three part presentation began with a strategy on what watershed groups can do to relieve stress on our fresh water fish as our waters gradually warm with climate change. He also spoke on how our province is preparing policy and programs regarding climate change with the federal government and the other provinces and territories. Lastly, he gave us an update on the activities regarding PEI's Water Act, and what lies ahead.

Click here for his Climate Change and Fish presentation (1.6 Mb) and here for his Water Act presentation (0.8 Mb).

Tracking Nutrients

(2016-04-27) Agronomist Harvey Cairns has been working closely with Kensington area farmers on finding the right rate of application of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer.

Click here for his report to the 4R MOU Committee for PEI.

Cornell Soil Health Test - A Thorough Examination of Soil

(2016-04-27) Kensington North has been working closely with the Dept. of Agriculture and Fisheries on piloting the Cornell Soil Health Test with local farmers, with the long term goal of creating a PEI Soil Health test. Click here for our first annual report on this three year project.

A more thorough explanation of the Cornell Soil Health Test can be found in the online Training Manual.

2015 Activity Report

(2016-04-27) The 2015 Field Report for Kensington North Watersheds is an overview of the work carried out by staff and volunteers in our organization, and can be found by clicking here.

Annual General Meeting

(2016-04-20) The Annual General Meeting of the Kensington North Watersheds Assoc. will be held on Wednesday, April 27 at the Kensington Legion.

Business meeting at 6:30, Speakers at 7:00

Featuring Todd Dupuis, Executive Director of Environment for PEI, who will speak on the Water Act and other initiatives from his department.

Board members from Kensington North will lead a discussion and present our submission to the Environmental Advisory Council on the Water Act.

Latest Newsletter

(2016-03-27) Our latest newsletter is now available on-line. Click here to access it directly or here to access all our newsletters.

Older News

Please see our news archive section in the margin for older Association news.

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