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Volunteers receive Freshwater Hero award!

In Community Science, Past News, People, Water by couchiching

Volunteers Meagan Coughlin & Jamie Ross are veterans of the Conservancy’s Water Quality Monitoring Program Freshwater Future, a cross-border organization working to protect the Great Lakes, has awarded The Couchiching Conservancy the 2019 Freshwater Hero award for their, “innovative and progressive approaches to land and water conservation and stewardship.” “Whether it’s …

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Welcome to our New Summer Staff

In Community Science, Past News, People, Stewardship by couchiching

Join us in welcoming our three summer staff! Toby Rowland (pictured on the right) began work today as our new Citizen Science Field Technician.  This is a summer contract through Canada Summer Jobs.  Toby has a B.Sc. from Trent University in Ecological Restoration. He has tracked Blanding’s Turtles using radio telemetry …

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Notes From The Field – Spring 2019

In Birds, Community Science, Frogs, Nature Reserves & Easements, Past News, People, Stewardship, Training & Education by couchiching

Kim Trudeau and family discovered the Couchiching Conservancy through time spent at Church Woods.  This winter and spring Kim took our Species at Risk, Invasive Species, and Vernal Pool workshops.  Now she and her family are putting her new knowledge to work monitoring the Vernal Pools and salamanders of Church Woods.  …

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Conservancy Volunteers Honoured by Province

In People by couchiching

Six of our volunteers were honoured at the Ontario volunteer service awards on April 23rd. The award ceremony included recognition from The Honourable Laura Albanese, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.