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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 …