Big Island Image

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More