Events

Trails Maintenance & Garlic Mustard Pull | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2019-05-25 10:00 am

May 25th | Trails Maintenance & Garlic Mustard Pull ** Event is cancelled due to weather** Our Stony Lake Trails wind through rugged Canadian Shield and beautiful forests, but some unwanted visitors have been enjoying the trails as well. Invasive plant seeds have entered the area and threaten the function and beauty [...]

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Indigenous Medicine Walk | Nature Connection

Event Date/Time: 2019-05-26 10:00 am

May 26th | Indigenous Medicine Walk | Nature Connection *Event is wait-listed as space available is full* Watch and listen as the forest comes to life on this walk lead by Joe Pitawanakwat of Creators Garden. He will introduce us to different plants, outlining their cultural, ecological and medicinal importance. Co-hosted by: Kawartha [...]

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Stony Lake Trails Work Party | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2019-05-30 10:00 am

May 30th | Stony Lake Trails Work Party | Volunteer Work Party Help us maintain our beautiful trail system by removing extended branches and fallen debris so that the trails can be enjoyed by all! Thursday, May 30th, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where: Jeffrey Cowan Forest Preserve / Ingelton-Wells, 105 [...]

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Walk the Trails and Eat the Invader – Garlic Mustard | Volunteer Work Party – Nature Connection

Event Date/Time: 2019-06-01 11:00 am

June 1st | Walk the Trails and Eat the Invader | Volunteer Work Party - Nature Connection On International Trails Day help remove the invading garlic mustard from the forest floor so Trilliums and other native plants have room to grow and thrive. Afterwards join us for a BBQ and hike of [...]

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Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Trail Maintenance | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2019-06-12 10:00 am

June 12th | Big Island Trail Maintenance  | Volunteer Work Party Help keep the trails clear and open on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island. We'll travel by boat to the Island, which is a great way to see this protected gem on Pigeon Lake. Be sure to pack a lunch and a swimsuit, there [...]

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Moonlight Walk: Whip-Poor-Wills & Other Night Sounds | Nature Connection

Event Date/Time: 2019-06-15 09:00 pm

June 15th | Moonlight Walk: Whip-Poor-Wills & Other Night Sounds | Nature Connection Join us for a moonlight stroll through two of our protected properties on the Stony Lake Trails. We'll bring the headlamps and you bring a spirit of adventure, every-birdy is welcome! Saturday, June 15th @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Location: Ingleton-Wells [...]

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Housekeeping at a Wildlife Preserve | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2019-06-19 10:00 am

June 19th | Housekeeping at a Wildlife Preserve | Volunteer Work Party Get a sneak peek of the trails at one of our newly protected properties and help get it in tip-top shape for its grand opening! We need your help to trim the trail and clean up the debris and old [...]

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Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration poster

Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration & Trails Grand Opening | Nature Connection

Event Date/Time: 2019-06-22 10:00 am

June 22 | Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration & Trails Grand Opening | Nature Connection Join the celebration, discover the trails and help us thank land donors David and Sharon Cation. With beautiful shrub thickets perfect for song bird observation, the marshy Provincially Significant Wetland and early successional this property is very diverse [...]

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Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day | Nature Connection

Event Date/Time: 2019-07-06 10:00 am

July 6th | Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day  | Nature Connection It's been 3 years since we officially opened the Stony Lake Trails. Thanks to the generosity of donors, volunteers and land owners who have and continue to make this a spectacular trail network. Join Wild Rock, Kawartha Land Trust and [...]

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Prairie Plug Planting | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2019-07-07 09:00 am

July 7th | Prairie Plug Planting | Volunteer Work Party For more than a decade, volunteers have been helping restore the Ballyduff prairie. Come help us with this annual tradition by planting grass 'plugs', and take some time to admire the rare flowers and grasses on this prairie oasis. When: Sunday, July 7th [...]

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