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 …
My First Carden Challenge
I remember my first Carden Challenge; how could I forget? It was the first time I woke up pre-dawn for something that wasn’t an international flight. Although, that something did have wings. I’d opted to participate in the Conservancy’s largest fundraiser of the year, a 24-hour birding and biodiversity marathon …
Kick off your spring by giving back to nature
Join the Conservancy on Saturday, April 23 for a group clean-up in Orillia at Scout Valley OR choose to pick up garbage throughout your neighbourhood or favourite walking place. Garbage bags will be provided at the group clean up, but please bring your own gloves. Share your photos with us …
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.
Federal commitment to protect more land & nature
The Government of Canada is providing support for the delivery of a $100M to support the delivery of a four year, national program that will help protect more of Canada’s nature.The Couchiching Conservancy applauds the action and are eager to compete for the funds to help protect important wild spaces …
Government commits funds to nature and biodiversity
March 1, 2018 — The Couchiching Conservancy (CC) applauds the announcement in Budget 2018 that significant new funds will be earmarked to protect Canada’s nature, parks, wild spaces and species at risk.
Funds raised to protect the Black River Wildlands
Thanks to hundreds of supporters, we now have the funds needed to protect this 730 acre property with 4.4 km of Black River.
Land trust to protect 730 acres & 4.4km of Black River
Today The Couchiching Conservancy launches the public phase of a fundraising campaign to protect a major section of one of the last wild rivers in southern Ontario.
You can Help Protect the Black River Wildlands
The Couchiching Conservancy has a rare opportunity to protect more than 4 kms of Black River shoreline, winding through 730 acres of intact wilderness. Working with Ontario Parks, the Conservancy is racing to raise $575,000 to purchase this parcel which will fill a significant gap in Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park.
Expedition Alvar: The 2017 Carden Challenge
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.
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