The Orillia Naturalists’ Club steward Carthew Bay Nature Reserve and visited March 11th for their winter monitoring visit. Their report that everything was in good shape is a great relief …
Thank you for making 2019 so great! We are honoured to stand with you to protect nature for future generations. Office Closure: We will close by 3:00pm on December 24th …
Winter is on it’s way, and to help you prepare we have five fun frosty festivities (say that five times fast) you can do.
Read Executive Director’s monthly article in The Villager, as he reflects on Christmas and the giving season.
Anyone who knows me knows I am not a huge fan of winter. In fact, that would be putting it mildly.
Given that humans have not evolved to hibernate through winter, I must figure out a way to make it through to springtime
Winter has become a busy time to care for Conservancy properties – particularly Bluebird Ranch. Read about the different activities that we taken part in with volunteers and staff through the winter. This post is updated often.
With assistance from volunteers, we care for over 12,000 acres of diverse land across the region. Stewardship activities include property monitoring, taking species inventories, trail maintenance and more. Learn about what we have been up to this Fall.
We look for the blossoms of crocus and snowdrops as signs of spring, but those who want to hurry the season can hunt for eastern skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus).
Washago is lucky to have two large nature reserves owned by The Couchiching Conservancy in the vicinity. A second spot on the south side of the Trent-Severn Waterway gives residents another oasis: the Thomas C. Agnew Nature Reserve. Again, when you set foot on this property, you’re touching not only a lovely landscape, but a big idea.
Come fall and winter when most of our song birds have gone south, we tend to forget the bird houses we have in our yards. But have another look!
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