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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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Check it out – Kawartha Land Trust Properties are on eBird and iNaturalist!

By: Warren Dunlop, Volunteer, Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Lead Property Steward Are you looking for a new place to go birding, botanizing, herping, or hunting for your favourite insects? Why not check out a Kawartha Land Trust property! Kawartha Land Trust protects 17 properties in Peterborough and the Kawarthas comprising 1,660 hectares (4,101 acres) [...]

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Welcome New Team Members!

From R-L: Shivaan Burke, Rachel Rutherford, Patricia Wilson and Tineasha Brenot (missing from picture: Camille Cooper) Meet the new members of our staff! Shivaan Burke Shivaan Burke is the administrative assistant at Kawartha Land Trust and has a background in environment and climate change science. She has worked in government and the private [...]

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May is LEAVE A LEGACY™ month

Photo: Roz and Tim Paddling at KLT's protected Emily Creek Wetlands. A Lasting Legacy for Protecting the Land You Love in the Kawarthas In 1991, Roz Moore and her husband Tim purchased a cottage on Stony Lake. They were captivated by the lake’s beauty and natural heritage features, including the abundant wildlife.  And [...]

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Ephemeral Wildflowers of the Kawarthas

By KLT Volunteer, Joseph Gentile Kawartha Land Trust’s Mother's Day Wildflower Walk is drawing near! On Sunday, May 12th, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM, Kawartha Land Trust will be leading a social, interactive event through the Jeffery-Cowan Forest Preserve to promote awareness of some of the region’s diverse and eminently beautiful [...]

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Salamanders of the Kawarthas

Written by Ciara Dunne, Ecosystem Management Technology, Fleming College, Placement Student Kawartha Land Trust hosts several events annually that help teach the public about the natural environment and the wildlife that inhabit these natural spaces. Without the generous support of our donors of land, money & time – the conservation of [...]

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Welcome John Kintare, KLT’s New Executive Director

At the end of 2018 Kawartha Land Trust  bid farewell to Executive Director, Mike Hendren who served KLT for nine years. Mike has started a new position with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) as Vice President of the Ontario Region. Mike’s departure led to a search for a new leader. [...]

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