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Kawartha Land Trust Call for Volunteers

We are currently looking for new volunteers to help us fill these exciting roles: Trails and Public Relations Volunteer: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island, Pigeon LakeTrail Maintenance and Monitoring: John Earle Chase Memorial Park, Gannon's Narrows, Trent Lakes Trails & Public Relations Volunteer, Big (Boyd/ Chiminis) Island Description Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island is a crowning achievement [...]

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Natural shoreline of Morton Nature Sanctuary

Newly Protected Property Home to Species at Risk: Morton Nature Sanctuary

Patricia & David Morton gift Kawartha Land Trust 133 acres of important forest, marsh and shoreline The closing months of 2021 resulted in extremely positive news for Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) and its supporters in land conservation — Dr. Patricia Morton and David Morton generously donated the 133-acre Morton Nature [...]

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Morton Nature Sanctuary: An Interview with Dr. Patricia Morton

June 15, 2022 In December 2021, Dr. Patricia Morton and David Morton donated the 133-acre Morton Nature Sanctuary to Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) to ensure its protection now and into the future.The densely forested property is home to at least two species at risk, an abundance of wildlife, and a remarkable [...]

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Two volunteers planting trees at Ballyduff Trails

Planting Trees & Restoring Habitat at Kawartha Land Trust’s Ballyduff Trails

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) staff and volunteers came together to plant 600 Red Pine, Bur Oak and Red Oak trees at Ballyduff Trails in Pontypool, Ontario.This effort is part of KLT’s ongoing efforts to restore degraded forest stands in the southern part of the property [...]

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Three Kawartha Land Trust volunteers blazing a trail at ORCA's Heber Rogers Wildlife Area

Blazing New Trails at Otonabee Conservation’s Heber Rogers Wildlife Area

On April 27, 2022, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) staff and volunteers took to the land with pruners and rakes to conduct the first of several trail-clearing days at Heber Rogers Wildlife Area (HRWA), an Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) property south of Burleigh Falls. The goal of the day was to establish a [...]

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