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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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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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Women are gaining ground in conservation

In Climate Change, News, People by couchiching

International Women’s Day is a special opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments and resilience of women in our lives. Always a special day, it has become even more important now than it was three short years ago. The pandemic was a concentrated reminder that external stressors on families mean a rise …

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Notes From the Field – 2022 Recap

In 1 - Spring, 2 - Summer, 3 - Fall, 4 - Winter, Community Science, Fauna, 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 …