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Celebrate Pollinator Week with Pollinator Bingo

In Kids, News by couchiching

Register for Pollinator Bingo Here National Pollinator Week is from June 19-25, 2023. Pollinators play an important role in the ecosystem by transporting pollen and fertilizing plants. The Couchiching Conservancy has helped to protect over 14,000 acres in the Couchiching and Severn region. This protected land provides connected, species-rich habitat …

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An antidote to despair is action

In Climate Change, News by couchiching

Canada is on fire from coast to coast. And ironically, today is Clean Air Day. As of June 2nd, wildfires are burning across six provinces and one territory in Canada — and they’re still spreading in an unprecedented way. So far, more than 2,200 fires have broken out across the country …

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Meet our summer staff!

In 2 - Summer, People by couchiching

Hi! My name is Quinlan MacDonald and I am one of the Summer Interns with the Couchiching Conservancy for this season! I am currently in my 4th year at Trent University, completing my bachelor’s degree in biology which I will be finishing over the summer. During this time, I focused …

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Supporter Story: Crowther family

In News by couchiching

This month’s Supporter Spotlight features Richard and Joan Crowther, and their daughter and son, Barbara Crowther and Hugh Crowther. Growing up in the United States, the love of birding started with mom, Joan. Once the family moved to Washington, coastal birds peaked Richard’s interest and he was hooked. Whether it …

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A Big Thank You to the Youssef-Warren Foundation

In Community Science, Funding by couchiching

The Youssef-Warren Foundation is a Canadian family foundation that has benefitted conservation, arts, and healthcare organizations worldwide since 1997. They took a chance on our fledgling Community Science Program in 2017, and became annual supporters. As the foundation closes this year, we wish to send our heartfelt thanks for both …

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Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve Unveiling

In Nature Reserves & Easements by couchiching

Our thanks to everyone who joined us for the unveiling of the Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve in Ramara. Thank you for a beautiful day. Thank you to the family and friends of John Pitts and Kathleen Milligan. Thank you to our community, our supporters. Thank you John, thank you Kathleen.