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A Special KLT Thanks.Giving & New Board Chair Announcement

A Special KLT Thanks.Giving & New Board Chair Announcement Just as the September heat wave broke, perfect fall weather greeted more than 130 donors and volunteers for our Annual Thanks.Giving event held at the spectacular Ballyduff Trails winding through the 260 acres of the McKim-Garsonnin property on the Oak Ridges Moraine. In [...]

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KLT Song: “If we had a million acres…”

Kawartha Land Trust Vision Song "If we had a million acres..." Music by Bare Naked Ladies & Lyrics adapted by Ian Deslauriers Our Thanks.Giving event ended with 'The Ians', Ian Attridge and Ian Deslauriers leading us in their vision song for KLT, watch below and sing along. Sing along with us! Lyrics: 1. If we had [...]

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Take down the fence! Cation Property, Coboconk

Take down the fence! Cation Property, Coboconk By: Thom Unrau, Land Stewardship Coordinator Every so often you get to do something really fun that also makes a difference in the world. While the activity I'm talking about isn't everyone's idea of fun, there is nothing subjective about the benefit that a few KLT [...]

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Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Highlights Video

Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island has such a rich history. KLT wants to share this island with the community and for all to enjoy! In just just over a year we have come tremendous lengths towards the preservation of this island. The state of Big Island can only grow and become healthier [...]

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Summer Student Success!

Photo from left to right: Becki Rogers-Watson, Kaleigh Martherus, Lindsey Bargelt, Mike Cook & Karen Gribbon With the help of Canada Summer Jobs and Employment Planning and Counseling, Kawartha Land Trust was able to hire five new additions to our team this summer! Read on to learn a little bit about how their summer [...]

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What’s the Buzz? Bees have a very important job!

Given our interest in preserving natural habitats, Kawartha Land Trust hosted a Pollination Exploration event on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island August 15th, 2017, along with Victoria McPhail, a pollination expert working toward a PhD in Pollination Studies. What’s a pollinator? A pollinator is an insect such as a bee that causes plants to [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Eva Kennedy

As manager of the Southern Science and Information Section at the Ministry of Natural Resources, Eva Kennedy guided a multidisciplinary group working on identifying ecologically significant areas, mapping priority areas and identifying linkages in the Kawarthas in order to develop a natural heritage system. Eva became aware of the work [...]

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A Gift of Securities to KLT is a Win/Win

The benefits of making a charitable donation to KLT are countless – you will help protect significant sites throughout the Kawarthas, create corridors for wildlife and increase the number of sites you can access on walking trails, all while saving on your income tax! David Cation, a Bobcaygeon resident, KLT volunteer and [...]

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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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