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Notes From the Field – 2022 Recap

In 1 - Spring, 2 - Summer, 3 - Fall, 4 - Winter, Community Science, Fauna, Featured, Flora, Frogs, People, Property Maintenance, Salamanders, Stewardship, Turtles, Water by couchiching

Check out what the Couchiching Conservancy Community Science teams and stewardship staff have been up to in 2022. We also have focused Notes from the field for Winter, Spring and Summer. On March 25, Aiesha and Toby set up acoustic monitoring devices on a tree overlooking a wetland. These devices …

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Reconciliation and Conservation

In People, Truth and Reconciliation by couchiching

The 30th of this month will mark our second National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. This day makes space for Canadians to honour those affected, and reflect on the legacy of the residential school system in our country. The occasion was borne out of a need outlined in the Truth …

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Earth Day a perfect day for spring cleanup of Scout Valley

In 1 - Spring, Events, Media Releases, Nature Reserves & Easements, People by couchiching

In celebration of Earth Day, approximately 20 local people took part in a cleanup of Scout Valley Saturday morning. The Couchiching Conservancy, which has an easement on Scout Valley, hosted Saturday’s event as part of their Passport to Nature program. Participants roamed around the parking lot and onto the trail armed with garbage bags …

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Celebrating Women in Conservation

In Past News, People by couchiching

As a woman, I love to relish in reflect on International Women’s Day. After all, there is so much to celebrate. On days like this I frequently look to famous international figures for insight, like Jane Goodall or Greta Thunberg. But this year it hit me; I don’t have to …

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Re-defining Ecological Perspectives: An Indigenous-Led Bioblitz.

In 3 - Fall, Bats, Birds, Climate Change, Community Science, Events, Fauna, Flora, Frogs, Nature Reserves & Easements, People, Property Maintenance, Salamanders, Species at Risk, Stewardship, Turtles by couchiching

Join Gary Pritchard of Curve Lake First Nation and principal consultant, 4 Directions of Conservation. On the shores of the Black River in Treaty Territory 20 and Williams Treaties, Gary will teach us about decolonizing conservation and learning to value all of our relations.  All life deserves a space on …

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We All Belong

In Past News, People by couchiching

The Couchiching Conservancy, along with many other organizations from charities to municipalities has a ‘strategic plan’. It is not a top secret document hidden away in a room as the name may suggest, but a guide, for how best to use our organizational resources to achieve our mission. It is …

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Join Us: Field Biologist Job Posting

In Community Science, Nature Reserves & Easements, People, Property Maintenance, Species at Risk, Stewardship by couchiching

Download a PDF of the Job Description Here Reports To: Conserved Lands Manager Location: Orillia, Ontario Duration: Permanent, Full-Time Wages & Benefits:  $18/ hr for a 37.5 hr work week & employee benefits plan Deadline for Submissions:  Friday April 16th, 2021, 4 pm Start Date:  Early May, 2021 The Couchiching …