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A New Property Protected in the Clear Lake Corridor – Ayotte’s Point Woods

A New Property Protected in the Clear Lake Corridor – Ayotte’s Point Woods Kawartha Land Trust is very pleased to announce another newly protected property: Ayotte’s Point Woods. Jane and Peter Darling and family have generously donated their 77 acre property located just north of Young’s Point, Ontario on the west [...]

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John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Kawartha Land Trust (KLT), Parks Canada and the Municipality of Trent Lakes are working together to develop a unique agreement involving the John Earle Chase Memorial Park located at the north end of the Gannon’s Narrows bridge. The John Earle Chase Memorial Park is the 400 acre site that was farmed [...]

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Spring Frog Survey!

Spring Frog Survey! By Patricia Wilson, KLT Volunteer One of the first KLT spring stewardship days couldn’t have happened on a nicer evening. A group of eight KLT volunteers and our guide Thom Unrau, KLT Stewardship Coordinator visited the beautiful Dance Nature Sanctuary to hike the trails and listen to the first sounds [...]

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Falls Property Celebration

Falls Property Celebration

Friday May 4th, 2018 - we celebrated the generous gift from Bruce and Ann Falls, who donated their property to the Kawartha Land Trust to protect the land they love in perpetuity. With heavy rains in the forecast, we were pleasantly surprised that the weather held off as we made our [...]

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Employment Opportunities

If you're interested in joining our great team dedicated to protecting the land we all love in the Kawartha's see the employment positions available: Executive Assistant  (Full-time)- Application Deadline: Monday, May 14th, 2018 - 12:00PM (Noon) Stewardship Technician (Contract)- Application Deadline: Monday, April 30th, 2018- 12:00 PM (Noon)   The Kawartha Land Trust welcomes [...]

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Thank you KLT Volunteers! Happy National Volunteer Week!

Photo caption: KLT Volunteers & Staff  Photo at Annual Retreat 2018 National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank volunteers across Canada for their contributions in their communities. At Kawartha Land Trust our volunteers are the heart and soul of what we do. They play a huge role in fulfilling [...]

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The power of milkweed: by protecting land, you’re also saving butterflies!

The power of milkweed: by protecting land, you're also saving butterflies! By: Joseph Gentile, KLT Volunteer Why do you visit the Kawarthas? For the abundance of pristine lakes and streams?  Vast expanses of geological features deposited here thousands of years ago… or milkweed? Yes, that’s right: milkweed! Kawartha Land Trust proudly protects thousands of acres of milkweed species year after year. [...]

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National Volunteer Week – Volunteer Spotlights

  National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank volunteers across Canada for their contributions in their communities. At Kawartha Land Trust our volunteers are the heart and soul of what we do. They play a huge role in fulfilling our mission and vision for the Kawarthas. For that we [...]

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Open Gate at our Dance Nature Sanctuary: Snowshoe event turns into a beautiful spring hike!

Our Open Gate Event at Dance Nature Sanctuary in March went from the intended cross-country skiing and snowshoeing event to a warm, sunny spring hike! We'd like to thank our amazing volunteers, Jon, Patricia, and Kelsey, for organizing this event. The glorious sunny march day brought out over 75 people! The Dance Nature [...]

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Federal Funding Will Help Double Our Protected Properties Within the Next 5 Years

Federal Funding Will Help Double Our Protected Properties Within the Next 5 Years “The Federal government’s funding announcement of $500 million towards a $1-billion Nature Fund has come at the perfect time to ensure a vibrant future for the landscape in the Kawarthas,” says Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) executive director, Mike [...]

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