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Introducing Anna Lee, Executive Assistant

Please join us in welcoming Anna Lee as the newest member of the KLT Team! Anna is our new Executive Assistant, she brings tremendous experience that will certainly be an asset as we continue to grow and expand our impact as we continue to protect the land we love in the [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Warren Dunlop

Volunteer Spotlight: Warren Dunlop By Marnie Clement, Volunteer, KLT Development Committee When Warren Dunlop retired in 2014 from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) he probably thought he would be able to relax a bit. Seems he was wrong.  Warren is one of the busiest volunteers involved in the Kawartha [...]

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Snapping Turtles Find New Home On KLT’s Stony Lake Trails

Snapping Turtles Find New Home On KLT's Stony Lake Trails Kawartha Land Trust and the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (OTCC) teamed up Friday June 15th to release more than two dozen snapping turtle hatchlings in one of the wetlands alongside our Stony Lake Trails network. Mike Hendren, KLT’s Executive Director welcomed donors and volunteers [...]

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Introducing New Trustees and Board of Directors

From Left to Right: Back: Thom Unrau, Bill Morris, Don Gillespie, Evan Thomas, Blair Mackenzie, Ralph McKim, Ben Samann, Eric Howe, Tony Tilly, John McWilliams, David Young, Mike Hendren Middle: Kate Ramsay, Cheryl Lewis, Eva Kennedy, Alice Sharpe, Linda Whetung, Keith Knott, Don Ross, Tara King, Anna Lee Front: Jessica Rogers, John Desbiens Introducing [...]

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Help Create a New Nature Reserve Near Balsam Lake

We have a time sensitive opportunity to permanently protect an environmentally significant 660 acre property close to Balsam Lake. Recently, KLT announced the protection of two new properties: Schipper and Darling, and we have many others in discussion such as the Cation Property. The Cation property is located between Balsam Lake and [...]

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Meet Our New Summer Students

Meet Our New 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!  Patricia Wilson Having volunteered closely with the organization for two years, Patricia Wilson is one of the new Stewardship Technicians at Kawartha Land Trust. [...]

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Heath Finely, Ham & Lawrie Keillor-Faulkner (KLT Volunteers), Ellen & Brian Desbiens, & Johanna Linnarz​

KLT Celebrated International Trails Day with 7.5 km of New Trails near Gannon Narrows

In recognition of International Trails Day, Kawartha Land Trust celebrated a new partnership with Trent Severn Waterway – Parks Canada (TSW) and the Municipality of Trent Lakes with the grand opening of a 7.5 km trail network on the John Earle Chase Memorial Park, near Gannon Narrows. The John Earle Chase [...]

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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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