June 16th, 2020: All Nature Reserves with public trails have re-opened. Conservancy staff continue to work from home, and the Grant’s Woods office is closed. Grant’s Woods has a limit …
Angela Rehhorn’s team mates from the Canadian Conservation Corps made a special presentation to the Couchiching Conservancy on Saturday June 1st. The 19 youth from Angela’s CCC group arrived …
Read Executive Director’s monthly article in The Villager, as he reflects on Christmas and the giving season.
Just imagine the opportunity to embark on an environmental expedition that immerses you in the depths of wilderness, where you get to learn, explore, and engage with nature alongside like-minded people. A whirlwind “safari,” if you will, for 24 hours observing species at risk, breathing in fresh air, and taking immediate conservation action all while having fun.
All together the eleven teams counted over 200 species – birds, butterflies, mammals and more. With their efforts, and your kindness, $19,200 has been raised to date, with more funds coming in daily to support our conservation efforts of the Carden Alvar!
When spring comes around, so much happens in the field that we can hardly keep up with it all. “Notes from the Field” provides a snapshot of the volunteers and staff who are outside stewarding the land.
We are pleased to announce that the Conservancy will be working on a special project with the Orillia Museum (OMAH).
Back for a third year, the Passport to Nature is your opportunity to outside with local experts to experience and learn about all that our region has to offer.
This past week Geneva Park hosted the Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) Gathering, an annual three day conference that brings together land trust members and others that are dedicated to protecting land. Each year, well over one hundred people attend. What an amazing feeling it is to be in a room with other people that are dedicated to a similar mission – to protect nature.
After nearly decade on the wait list, a rare grassland ecosystem in Ramara Township has been formally protected as a provincial park.
The Ministry of Natural Resources announced Wednesday five nature areas would be added to the Ontario Parks docket — including Carden Alvar, near Lake Dalrymple.