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Notes From the Field – Summer 2019

In Bats, Birds, Carden Alvar, Climate Change, Community Science, Nature Reserves & Easements, News, Property Maintenance, Salamanders, Species at Risk, Training & Education, Water by couchiching

During a recent Salamander Monitoring visit to Church Woods with Kim Trudeau & family, they encountered two Eastern Red-backed Salamanders. This terrestrial species of salamander can live for up to 25 years and requires a damp environment to survive.   This is because they need to breathe through their skin as they …

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Notes From The Field – Spring 2019

In Birds, Community Science, Frogs, Nature Reserves & Easements, 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.  …

Volunteer Training: Ambassador

In Events, News, Training & Education by couchiching

Are you passionate about protecting natural spaces in your community and want to educate people on how they can do the same? Ambassador Training: Reaching out to the community and sharing why conservation is important is a key volunteer job. Known as Ambassadors, these volunteers attend events, farmer’s markets and …

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Notes From The Field – Fall 2018

In Carden Alvar, Community Science, Fauna, News, Property Maintenance, Salamanders, Stewardship, Training & Education by couchiching

On Sunday December 2nd from 1:30 to 4 pm, we’re going to take over the basement of the St. Paul’s Centre and hold an event for all of our monitoring teams (including General Property Monitoring, Water Monitoring, Whip-poor-will surveys, and Reptile & Amphibian monitors).   *Please RSVP*   Contact Dorthea by phone (705) 326-1620 …