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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