Events

Big Boyd Chiminis Island

Trails on an Island Paradise: Trail Building on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2017-06-24 09:00 am

Two Dates: June 24 & 29 | Trail Building on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Volunteer Work Party Get onshore for a trail building day on Big Island. Build a new trail loop to help ensure that nobody gets lost on this island paradise. The work day will involve clearing brush, putting [...]

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Celebration! The Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve

Event Date/Time: 2017-07-08 10:30 am

SAVE THE DATE! Newly Protected Property: The Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve | Celebration! Walk & Talk  Please join us Saturday July 8th at 10:30 a.m. for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the incredible gifts of the Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve and accompanying stewardship endowment fund to Kawartha Land Trust donated by Norman Cowan & [...]

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McKim Garsonnin Ballyduff Trails

Prairie Builders: Plug Planting | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2017-07-09 09:00 am

Prairie Builders: Plug Planting | Volunteer Work Party Did you know that for ages it was not forest, but vast tall-grass prairies that once covered parts of our region? The First Nations in the area relied on and managed this prairie ecosystem, very little remains today, leaving these areas, and some species [...]

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Kayaking Stony Lake

Paddling Trip: Stony Lake | Paddle & Babble

Event Date/Time: 2017-07-19 06:00 pm

Join us and the Peterborough Paddling Club for a trip along the north shore of Stony Lake. We will paddle by Viamede Resort, the Glass House - also known as the Bridge House, toward KLT's East Syndicate Island & the new Cowan-Jeffreys Forest Preserve near Boshink Narrows - the dividing line [...]

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Emily Creek Wetlands

Hidden Gems: Forgotten Lakes Tour | Walk & Talk Tour

Event Date/Time: 2017-07-20 09:00 am

Two Dates: July 20 & Sept 19 | Hidden Gems: Forgotten Lakes Tour | Walk & Talk Tour Get off the beaten track and discover hidden lakes in areas identified in the Kawartha’s Naturally Connected Natural Heritage system that are worth protecting. Date: July 20 & Sept 19 Time: Time TBA Location: 'Top Secret' Signup: [...]

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Ptbo Paddling Club to Big Island

Paddling Trip: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Paddle & Babble

Event Date/Time: 2017-08-16 06:00 pm

Join us and our friends from the Peterborough Paddling Club for a trip to Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island, on Pigeon Lake. Date: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 Time: 6 p.m. Meeting Location: From Peterborough, take Chemong Road to Bridgnorth; cross the causeway, and follow County Road 16 – which becomes County Road 37. Turn left at [...]

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Ingleton Wells Image

Ssssleeping beautiesssss. Creating a Snake Hibernacula | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2017-09-17 09:00 am

Ssssleeping beautiesssss. Creating a Snake Hibernacula, Ingleton-Wells | Volunteer Work Party You may be familiar with Garter snakes & Northern Water snakes, few of us get to encounter the harmless provincially at-risk Eastern Hog-nose or Milksnake. Help us build a snake hibernaculum so that these snakes can sleep away the winter [...]

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Lake

Hidden Gems: Forgotten Lakes Tour | Walk & Talk Tour

Event Date/Time: 2017-09-19 01:00 pm

Two Dates: July 20 & Sept 19 | Hidden Gems: Forgotten Lakes Tour | Walk & Talk Tour Get off the beaten track and discover hidden lakes in areas identified in the Kawartha’s Naturally Connected Natural Heritage system that are worth protecting. Date: July 20 & Sept 19 Time: Time TBA Location: 'Top Secret' Signup: [...]

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Invasive Buckthorn

Rewriting History: Buckthorn removal on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2017-10-01 09:00 am

Rewriting History: Buckthorn removal on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Volunteer Work Party As you help remove invasive Buckthorn, we’ll be turning back time to an era when the shrub wasn’t taking over habitat, and when rich and diverse native shrubs dotted the open meadows of the island.   Date: October 1, 2017 Time: Morning to early [...]

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Harvesting McKim Garsonnin

Prairie Seed Collecting | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2017-10-15 10:00 am

Prairie Seed collecting | Volunteer Work Party We will be collecting seeds and preparing them for winter stratification so we can bring back the prairie next year.   Date: October 15, 2015 Time: Morning to early afternoon (time TBA) Location: McKim-Garsonnin Property Signup: by email tunrau@kawarthalandtrust.org or call the KLT office at 705-743-5599

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