Jeremy Carver (centered in yellow) with a group of hikers at the Stony Lake Trails Celebration

Stony Lake Trails 1-Year Celebration

Stony Lake Trails 1-Year Celebration Article by Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer They arrived by land and sea—well, not quite by sea, but certainly by lake. Regardless of whether they chose to drive, boat or hike to the event, approximately 60 participants came out Saturday, July 8th to celebrate the first anniversary of [...]

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Trail Bingo Card

KLT Trail Bingo

KLT Trail Bingo is fun for kids of all ages!   Download your KLT Trail Bingo Card for your next adventure: Trail Bingo

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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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person walking on a trial

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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Big Island - Canoes

‘Tying the Ribbon of Life’ on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island

  For the past two Thursdays, May 18  & Thursday May 25, volunteers have been working at 'Tying the Ribbon of Life' on Big Island (Boyd/Chiminis) Island. Shoreline areas have sometimes been called the “Ribbon of Life” because so many species congregate on the area where land meets water. Our Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island property [...]

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KLT volunteers loading up the platforms in canoes to take out onto the Creek

Volunteer Experience: Black Tern Habitat Enhancement Project

Volunteer Experience: Black Tern Habitat Enhancement Project By: Patricia Wilson, KLT Volunteer Volunteering with KLT has been an amazing and fun learning opportunity for me. Getting the chance to work and collaborate with other individuals who are passionate about the environment and about protecting and preserving the lands we love has been [...]

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Happy National Wildlife Week! (April 9-15, 2017)

Spring is here and the habitats that you help KLT protect are being put to good use by wildlife! In the fields of our Dance Nature Sanctuary, woodcocks are doing their elaborate aerial dance at dusk. Salamanders are rubbing snouts as they find mates in the still icy ponds of [...]

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