With your help, we are working to create corridors of connected wilderness. For the species who call these areas home and for future generations to come.

Nature Reserves (NR) in this Area:

  • Sweetwater Farm NR*
  • Dr. Ron Taylor NR*
  • Whitney Wetland NR*
  • Marley NR*
  • Nicholson NR*
  • McIssac NR
  • Adams NR
  • Reid NR*
  • Alexander Hope Smith NR x 2
  • Agnew NR
  • Fawcett NR

*thanks to Corridors Campaign supporters

0 acres

protected in corridor since launch of Corridors campaign

4 years

estimated timeline

1 of 5

key conservation regions of environmental interest


New Nature Reserves

The Ongwehonweh (“original people”) of this region are of Haudenosaunee, Huron-Wendat and Anishinabewaki descent. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and includes the Ontario lands extending from Barrie in the west, over the top of Lake Simcoe to the north-west corner of the City of Kawartha Lakes in the east. It includes Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Severn and Ramara, contained in north Simcoe County. The below map shows protected areas (Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario Parks and more), First Nations, Crown Land, Agreement Forests, waterways and the Black River Wildlands region. The Pitts Property (Stage One) is identified. This helps to show how the corridors are coming together. You can click on the map to view a larger version.
Work continues to protect as much wilderness within this Corridor as we can. Your donation helps to create new Nature Reserves.
  • Use the online donation form below to donate securely through Canada Helps
  • Send an e-transfer through your bank to info@couchconservancy.ca
  • Give us a call and we can take your information and credit card over the phone: 705-326-1620
  • Download a Donation Form and mail to our office (Box 704, Orillia, ON L3V 6K7)

Donations support priority opportunities within the Black River Wildlands and Carden Alvar (the Corridors Campaign).

If you have any questions, please reach out to Tanya Clark – 705-326-1620 or tanya@couchconservancy.ca.