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Pholiota | D. Hawke



December | Our final letter for 2021 celebrates success, gifts of nature, important days & another closing chapter as we ring in a promising new year.

November | A warm welcome, urban sprawl, our annual Nature Counts recap, dates & donations that make a difference, and a holiday gift just for you!

October/November | Corridors Campaign, our most recent pandemic update, events, Notes from the Field and a bulletin about our wine club

September/October ~ Unveiling of the Taylor Nature Reserve, info on the Indigenous-led Bioblitz, recap of the work of Summer Interns and update on the BluMoose

August ~ message from Executive Director, Indigenous-Led Bioblitz, join the P2N committee, Notes from the Field, Membership, BluMoose Alvar Ride, and a featured podcast

July ~ supporter Spotlight, welcome new Advisory Council members, Nature Reserve anniversaries, legacy giving, and events

June ~ Sundial Creek, Corridors Campaign Challenge, 2021 Carden Challenge recap, National Indigenous History Month, reopening of Adams Nature Reserve, Spring Notes from the Field, and events

May ~ article about striking a balance between trail use and protecting nature, Landowner Stewardship Program, welcoming the summer interns, spring notes from the field, Carden Challenge, and events

April ~ announcement of the protection of the Cedarhurst Alvar, Corridors Campaign, Carden Challenge, Wine Club, upcoming events, fun facts about alvar species, spring safety tips

March ~ new Nature Reserve announcement of the Marley Nature Reserve, Annual General Meeting re-cap, job opportunity, become a member, upcoming events, spring notes from the field

February ~ pre-reading material for Annual General Meeting, become a monthly donor, great Backyard Bird Count

January ~ Nature Reserves are part of Canada's 17% target, volunteer opportunities, 2020 volunteer impact, ways to get involved, pandemic update, save the date for our Annual General Meeting, species quiz


December~ Staff Holiday video, office closure, gift ideas, featured news articles, Jaxx and Marbles 12 Days of Giving, thank you to Uptique Boutique 

November ~ a story from the Villneff family, support the Cedarhurst Alvar, gift ideas, Sundial Creek campaign, Passport to Nature past webinar recordings, featured Nature Reserve

September ~ resources to plan your next nature outing, a thanks to BluMoose riders, upcoming events, fall activities

August ~ new Nature Reserve announcement of the Whitney Reserve, Summer Notes from the Field, Supporter Spotlight on Janet Machan, Upcoming events, featured videos and more

July ~ new Nature Reserve announcement of the Taylor Reserve, welcoming two new members to our Advisory Council, Passport to Nature events, Summer Notes from the Field, featured news articles

June ~ announcing our new website, at home edition of the Carden Challenge, At Home with the Couchiching Conservancy videos, Spring/Summer Notes from the Field, Tick safety info, Passport to Nature adapted program announcement

May ~ Nature Reserve re-opening, events

April ~ an update on how we are adapted during the pandemic, upcoming events, and more

March ~ news about changes due to COVID-19

February ~ Information on the Annual General Meeting including pre-reading materials

January ~ Volunteer opportunities and Nature Counts event


November ~ news on the Pitts & Milligan property being protected, a Supporter Spotlight on David Cowl, Frosty Festivities, upcoming events and more

October ~ an update on the Black River Wildlands Campaign, info on Nature Counts – a volunteer event, Wine Club order and Four Spooky Species Facts

September ~ announcement of Canadian Museum of Nature award, news of the Black River Wildlands Corridor Campaign, featured Notes from the Field and a quiz on The Most Effective Ways to Curb Climate Change

August ~ announcement of the Black River Wildlands Campaign, BluMoose event info, Supporter Spotlight on Robert and Katie (who got engaged at one of the Nature Reserves!)

July ~ Next Steps for the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, Upcoming Passport to Nature Events, Notes from the Field, A 7 Year Old who Stepped Up to Protect Snake Habitat and more

June ~ Volunteers receive award, Supporter Spotlight, a feature on young people who are inspiring us and more

May ~ Results of the 15th annual Carden Challenge, featured Notes from the Field, new Summer Staff and upcoming events

April ~ Results of an Earth Day clean-up, Supporter Strategic Planning Survey, Carden Challenge news, Nature Reserve feature

March ~ A re-cap of the Annual General Meeting, upcoming events and more

February ~ Annual General Meeting pre-reading materials



December ~ Legacy Landscapes, 17% Pledge Update, Monthly Giving Challenge and more

October ~ 25th anniversary, Legacy Landscapes art exhibit, Wine Club and Passport to Nature

September ~ Property dedication, Legacy Landscapes art exhibit, Order of Orillia, Passport to Nature & more

August ~ upcoming Nature Reserve opening & dedication, a Supporter Spotlight on Harry Hall, the 25th anniversary, how to help with invasive species in Carden, & more

July ~ Save the date for the opening of a Nature Reserve, a Supporter Spotlight on Paul Middaugh, articles from Mark Bisset and David Hawke, plus featured Passport to Nature events

June ~ News on upcoming events, information on a proposed development on the Carden Alvar, a recap of the Carden Challenge and featured Notes from the Field

May ~ Passport to Nature events, Species at Risk in our region, Wine Club order, featured Notes from the Field and more!

April ~ Passport to Nature launch, information on upcoming events, how to contribute to updating our Natural Heritage Strategy, Carden Challenge and Walk Wylie

March ~ the naming of our newest (and largest) Nature Reserve, a re-cap of the Annual General Meeting, how to help count species in our region and more

February ~ pre-reading package for the Annual General Meeting, announcement of the 730 acre property acquisition, membership information

January ~ Volunteer activities, New Reptile & Amphibian Monitoring Program, upcoming Volunteer Training