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Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration and Trails Grand Opening

Pictured: Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale, KLT Development Manager Tara King, Land Donor Sharon Cation, KLT Executive Director John Kintare, Land Donor David Cation, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration and Trails Grand Opening On Saturday, June 22nd approximately 70 people gathered to celebrate one of KLT's newest protected properties, the [...]

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Ancient Forest Growth in KLT’s Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve

The KLT Stony Lake Trails is a 10 kilometer trail network which features scenic views of Stony Lake, hiking experiences from moderate to intermediate, benches at resting areas and abundant opportunities to view wildlife. On Saturday, July 6th we will celebrate the three year anniversary of the trails at our Stony Lake [...]

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Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award – Bill Morris, Kawartha Land Trust Trustee

Mayor Diane Therrien, Examiner managing editor Kennedy Gordon, with recipient Lifetime Achievement Award - Bill Morris and Coun. Andrew Beamer during the annual Civic Award Presentations held at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre on Tuesday June 11, 2019 in Peterborough, Ont. - Clifford Skarstedt, Examiner Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award - Bill [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marnie Clement

Volunteer Spotlight: Marnie Clement By Rachel Rutherford, Community Engagement and Marketing Assistant For this edition of Volunteer Spotlight we decided to ‘turn the spotlight around’ and feature the dedicated volunteer who is typically the one behind them, Marnie Clement! Since her retirement five years ago Marnie has kept busy through becoming a valuable [...]

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Kawartha Land Trust Hosts First Indigenous Medicine Walk

Joe Pitawanakwat, founder and director of indigenous outdoor-education based business Creators Garden, holds a leaf from a bloodroot plant during a guided indigenous medicine walk at Ballyduff Trails, located on the McKim-Garsonnin property protected by Kawartha Land Trust. He explained the use of the highly toxic plant in traditional medicine [...]

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Eastern Towhee

Check it out – Kawartha Land Trust Properties are on eBird and iNaturalist!

By: Warren Dunlop, Volunteer, Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Lead Property Steward Are you looking for a new place to go birding, botanizing, herping, or hunting for your favourite insects? Why not check out a Kawartha Land Trust property! Kawartha Land Trust protects 17 properties in Peterborough and the Kawarthas comprising 1,660 hectares (4,101 acres) [...]

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