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Volunteer Spotlight: Ed Duncan and Ian Smith

Image: Ed Duncan with dog, Hudson and Ian Smith with dog, Layla Volunteer Spotlight: Ed Duncan and Ian Smith By: Rachel Rutherford, KLT's Community Engagement and Marketing Assistant Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) functions extremely well largely due to the significant support from our amazing volunteer base. Volunteers are involved with many aspects of [...]

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Stewards!

Inspiring the Next Generation of Stewards: Youth Camp Partnerships with Kawartha Land Trust By: Patricia Wilson, KLT's Community Conservation & Stewardship Technician This summer, Kawartha Land Trust had the exciting opportunity to partner with two youth based camps, ME to WE Camp & Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge & Science (TRACKS) Camp. Throughout [...]

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Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day!

Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day! On Saturday, July 6th approximately 30 people joined KLT at Viamede Resort for our Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day! The event began with brief opening remarks from KLT Executive Director, John Kintare and Land donor of the Ingleton-Wells property, Ralph Ingleton. Land Donor Ralph Ingleton detailing the history of [...]

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KLT’s #TheLandsILove Photo Challenge

Announcing KLT's Summer Photo Challenge! We love to see your photos of exploring the beautiful natural landscapes of the Kawarthas and we want to see more, especially during the busy summer months! Share your favourite images of nature, wildlife or best of all, you outside enjoying nature. Submit your photos taken in [...]

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70,000 Trees Planted on Sheidow Farms (so far!)

70,000 Trees Planted on Sheidow Farms (so far!) By: Ron Awde and Robert Ertel, Sheidow Farm Land Owners and Stewards   The Kawartha Land Trust protected property, 'Sheidow Farm' is stewarded by land owners Ron Awde and Robert Ertel in partnership with KLT.  This property is protected through a Conservation Easement Agreement, which allows for private [...]

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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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