In the Field

Local land trust encouraged by Ontario budget funding for protection of wild spaces

The Couchiching Conservancy applauds the news that the Ontario government is investing in nature.Read More ...
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Can we learn to co-exist?

Rivers are the arteries of life in a landscape, yet in the city we treat them more like rain gutters ...
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Are we honouring those who gave everything?

Writing this month’s article I am enjoying a beautiful sunny day. Peak leaf colour, my nieces are raking a pile ...
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Notes from the Field – Fall 2020

Left: Eastern Red-backed Salamander found under board Right: Joelle and Aiesha smiling under the light of their headlamps During the ...
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Protect the Cedarhurst Alvar

We know you have been waiting to hear any news on the Cedarhurst development for a long time and we ...
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Notes from the Field – Summer 2020

Wolf Run Alvar is a land-locked 303-acre nature reserve on the northern edge of Carden’s prime alvar habitat. Because the ...
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The Couchiching Conservancy protects more wilderness to build connected corridors thanks to supporters

August 19, 2020, Orillia, ON – The Couchiching Conservancy is celebrating another conservation success, with the protection of the Whitney ...
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Supporter Spotlight – Janet Machan

Janet Machan has been a long-time supporter of local conservation work, with her work on the Passport to Nature committee ...
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Newest Nature Reserve created thanks to supporters

left to right, Peter Gill, Ron Taylor, Nancy Ironside, Mark Bisset, Charlene Taylor The Couchiching Conservancy is celebrating another conservation ...
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Our Latest Updates in these Uncharted Times

June 16th, 2020: All Nature Reserves with public trails have re-opened. Conservancy staff continue to work from home, and the ...
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