Events

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Cleanup and Tree Planting | John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Event Date/Time: 2018-05-19 10:00 am

May 19 | Cleanup and Tree Planting | John Earle Chase Memorial Park KLT is partnering with Parks Canada and the Municipality of Trent Lakes to protect and enhance 400 acres of forest and lakefront near Gannons Narrows. We need your help planting trees and shrubs and cleaning up trash to [...]

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Stony Lake Trails Maintenance Day 2 | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2018-05-26 10:30 am

May 26th | Stony Lake Trails Maintenance Day 2 | Volunteer Work Party KLT protected properties welcome hundreds of hikers every year. Give back to the trail on this cleanup day, and learn how to identify and manage the invasive plant Garlic Mustard, that threatens to takeover habitat along the trail. Saturday [...]

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Shoreline Cleanup & Restoration | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2018-05-27 11:00 am

May 27th | Shoreline Cleanup  | Volunteer Work Party Come out to Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island and help KLT keep this Island clean and natural. We'll remove garbage from the shoreline and plant shrubs in certain areas. We'll also take some time to go for a walk and learn about the biodiversity that [...]

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Chase Trails Grand Opening

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-02 01:00 pm

June 2nd | Chase Trails Grand Opening Celebrate International Trails Day by exploring 9 km of new trails open to the public. With beautiful views overlooking Pigeon Lake, mature maple forests and wetlands bursting with life, this protected place is too beautiful not to share! When:  Saturday, June 2nd @ 1 p.m. Where: [...]

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Canoeing with Turtles & Terns

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-09 09:30 am

June 9th | Canoeing with Turtles & Terns Paddle through this 800 acre protected wetland and search for majestic Black Terns (an at-risk bird) and keep an eye open for threatened turtles basking in the sun. Biologists will guide the group slowly through the marsh, keeping track of the numbers of [...]

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Beyond the Garter

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-10 11:00 am

June 10th | Beyond the Garter Most people know the garter snake, but what about the smooth-green, milk, or hog-nosed snakes? Visit our protected properties along the Stony Lake Trails searching for the seven elusive snakes that live in the Kawarthas. To find the snakes, we'll learn to think like a snake, [...]

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Least Bittern Survey – Emily Creek Wetlands

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-16 07:00 am

June 16th | Least Bittern Surveys Paddle through the wetlands and use a standardized call-back protocol to search for the threatened Least Bittern. This tiny heron is disappearing from our region due to disturbance and habitat loss. This paddle is best suited to folks interested in Birding. Prior Experience is not required. Join [...]

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A Bird’s Eye View of the Forest | Intro to Birding

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-16 08:00 am

June 16th | A bird's Eye View of the Forest On this introductory bird outing, bird experts will teach the basics of identifying different birds, both by sight and sound. You'll also experience KLT's newest protected property. Saturday June 16th, 2018 @ 8:00 A.M.  Darling Property North of Youngs Point & West of Clear [...]

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Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Trail Maintenance | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-17 11:00 am

June 17th | Big Island Trail Maintenance  | Volunteer Work Party Help keep the trails open on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island on a trail work day. We'll boat you out to the island, which is a great way to see this protected gem if you haven't already. All we ask for in exchange [...]

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Least Bittern Survey

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-22 07:00 am

June 22nd | Least Bittern Survey Paddle through the wetlands and use a standardized call-back protocol to search for the threatened Least-Bittern. This tiny heron is disappearing from our region due to disturbance and habitat loss. This paddle is best suited to folks interested in Birding. Prior experience is not required. Friday, [...]

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