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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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Family Day: KLT celebrates its growing family of protected properties with its new Schipper Property

From left to right: Eva Kennedy, KLT Board of Director, Ian Attridge, KLT Volunteer, Mieke Schipper, Land Owner, Amy Elliott, Gamiing Nature Centre Board of Director, Thom Unrau, KLT Land Stewardship Coordinator, Tara King, KLT Development Coordinator, Mike Hendren, KLT Executive Director Family Day: KLT celebrates its growing family of protected properties [...]

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KLT Welcomes New Winter Students!

KLT Welcomes New Winter Students! By Riley Weichel, Marketing Intern   As an organization that is very involved in the local community, Kawartha Land Trust continues to partner with local institutions, such as Trent University and Fleming College. We gained three new additions to our team this winter! Read on to meet and learn about [...]

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Photo snapped near KLT's Stony Lake Trails

We would like to learn more about you and your interests!

Photo snapped near KLT's Stony Lake Trails. The information you provide will help us learn what matters to you, so we can aim to meet your expectations as a valued supporter of Kawartha Land Trust.   Please take a few minutes to complete our super short survey. Create your own user feedback survey   Thank [...]

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Ski & Snowshoe on KLT Stony Lake & Ballyduff Trails

Winter is here! But don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying the land you love. Whether you prefer cross-country skiing, snow shoeing or hiking in your winter boots, two of our protected properties are open for you to explore during winter. KLT Properties You Can Enjoy This Winter: 1. Stony Lake [...]

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Patricia Wilson

Volunteer Spotlight: Patricia Wilson

Patricia Wilson loves the outdoors and jumps at any chance to get outside—even if it means lots of hard work! “I love everything to do with our natural world,” she said. “I love how different species are connected and how everything seems to have a role and purpose in the environment.” Originally [...]

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