Read Executive Director’s monthly article in The Villager, as he reflects on Christmas and the giving season.
I have a confession to make. I’m a bit jealous of David Hawke.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Dave, he acts as the eyes and ears on over 40 properties, works with volunteers to care for our land and is our Stewardship Program Manager.
On October 19, 2017, at the Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) Gathering, Gordon and Jane Ball received the Vision Awardfor their outstanding contributions to the land trust movement and passion for conservation.
Thanks to hundreds of supporters, we now have the funds needed to protect this 730 acre property with 4.4 km of Black River.
If you’re anything like me you know the feeling of sheer excitement when the leaves begin to change colour in fall. As trees begin to brace for… dare I say, for those less excited, winter, our favourite natural spaces in Ontario transform into colourful works of art.
It is hard to fathom protecting our favourite wild places all on our own. There is so much to know, so much money needed, so much expertise required. With The Couchiching Conservancy, protecting nature for future generations is possible.
Notes from volunteers and staff about our field observations, research, maintenance, and adventures stewarding Couchiching Conservancy properties.
A look at volunteer and staff activities at some of the properties we help to protect and care for with your support! Check back often.
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.
Sometimes a little patch of earth seeps into you until it gets a little hard to discern where it ends and you begin.
It’s funny that we don’t have a word for that feeling, though countless people have experienced it across the ages.