Trailblazing on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island

Trailblazing on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island There has been tireless effort put into making Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island an even greater treasure in the Kawarthas since the donation of the Island in 2015. One of the most exciting aspects of Boyd Island stewardship is in its final steps: An 8km hiking trail system on [...]

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Next Generation of Environmental Professionals: Trent University & Fleming College Partnerships

Next Generation of Environmental Professionals:  Trent University & Fleming College Partnerships As an organization that is deeply rooted in the local community, Kawartha Land Trust jumped at the opportunity to develop partnerships with Trent University and Fleming College. The outstanding results of the hard work of the students have exceeded our [...]

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Every Tree Has Its Story: Tree Planting with Kawartha Land Trust

Every Tree Has Its Story: Tree Planting with Kawartha Land Trust By: Thom Unrau, Land Stewardship Coordinator In the Kawarthas, most tree planting isn't done with commercial timber harvest in mind, so behind every tree planted there is a story of people passionate about the land, the environment and nature. It's the [...]

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Newest Addition: Welcome Summer Students

With the help of Canada Summer Jobs and Employment Planning and Counseling, Kawartha Land Trust was able to hire four new additions to our team this summer! Read on to learn a little bit about them: Lindsey Bergalt, GIS Technician Lindsey is a Masters Student at Trent University that began working as [...]

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Hike Smart

Hike Smart Hiking can be a fun and exciting form of physical activity. As with most physical activities, there are a few things you will need before heading out to our trails. Proper shoes, clothing and the use of insect repellent and sunscreen will keep you comfortable.  The idea is to [...]

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