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Couchiching Conservancy 30th Anniversary Art Contest

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! The Couchiching Conservancy is holding an art contest in celebration of our 30th anniversary. The winner of this contest will have their design featured on a t-shirt for sale on our online merchandise shop! Here’s how it works:

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169-hectares protected in perpetuity : Deverell-Morton Nature Reserve protected

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Couchiching Conservancy adds 55th protected property SEPTEMBER 20, 2023, ORILLIA, ONTARIO – The Couchiching Conservancy is overjoyed to announce the protection of the Deverell-Morton Nature Reserve. This 169-hectare (417-acre) parcel is in Carden Township, 35km east of Orillia. The property has been in the Deverell family since the mid 1800’s. …

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Brewery Bay Hosts Fundraising Dinner for The Couchiching Conservancy

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Orillia, Ontario – September 11, 2023 – Brewery Bay and The Couchiching Conservancy are thrilled to announce an exciting upcoming event that brings together delicious cuisine, community spirit, and environmental conservation. On Wednesday, October 25, 2023, Brewery Bay will host a fundraising dinner in support of The Couchiching Conservancy, a …

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Where Art Meets Nature: Art Trees of Oro-Medonte

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I have always lived around trees.  In the mountains of Colorado and Southern British Columbia they were something I took for granted.  Now living here in the beautiful forests of deciduous hardwoods, I find myself appreciating them in a new way.  Recently I took a drive through Craighurst and visited …

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Join us in celebrating our newest addition!

In Nature Reserves & Easements by couchiching

It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of seven small but mighty acres to The Conservancy roster. These seven acres build on the Turnbull Ranch Nature Reserve, originally a conservation easement protected in December 1999 and later donated fully to the Conservancy by Carolyn and Neil Turnbull …

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Local youth community science youth stewardship project to honour the memory of Angela Rehhorn and 17 other Canadians

In Climate Change, Community Science, Funding, Media Releases, People, Wildlife on Roads by couchiching

Beginning this summer, a new youth community science program of The Couchiching Conservancy will provide opportunities for local youth (between the age of 16 and 30) to participate in conservation projects. The Angela Rehhorn Commemorative Project, as the new program is named, will allow youth to be involved in making …

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75-hectares permanently protected in Ramara Township

In Media Releases, Nature Reserves & Easements, News by couchiching

The Late John Pitts and Kathleen Milligan honoured at Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve unveiling ceremony Wednesday, June 28, 2023, Orillia, Ontario – Supporters of the Couchiching Conservancy, including family and friends, celebrated the unveiling of the Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve. The 75-hectare (185-acre) property in the heart of Ramara, located …