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KLT to receive 1.7M over 5 Years from ECCC’s Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund

On Monday, November 21, 2022, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced the details of a 1.7M investment over five years to support Kawartha Land Trust’s (KLT) “Sequestering Kawarthas’ Carbon Through Partners in Conservation” project through the ECCC’s Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund (NSCSF). The goal of this ambitious project is to protect [...]

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Hiking trail at Ingleton-Wells property in North Kawartha

Fall into the Kawarthas with Kawartha Land Trust’s Public Access Hiking Trails

Fall is a special time in the Kawarthas and a wonderful season to get outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the changing leaves.If you’re looking to visit a new trail to take in the fall splendour, or revisit an old favourite, here is a list of Kawartha Land Trust’s public [...]

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Marlys Kerkman, Marnie Clement and Thom Unrau at John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Happy Trails in Trent Lakes: Marlys Kerkman Reflects on KLT-Protected John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Long-time Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) volunteer Marlys Kerkman feels a special bond with John Earle Chase Memorial Park in Trent Lakes. Not only does she love to walk there, but she also has fond memories of the Chase family who donated the land that is now protected. Raised on a farm in [...]

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20th Anniversary Series: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island & Kawartha Land Trust

This installation of Kawartha Land Trust’s 20th anniversary series shines a light on beautiful Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island and Kawartha Land Trust’s history with the island.Maybe you’ve seen the island from the mainland shoreline on Pigeon Lake, or perhaps you’ve canoed or boated there for an afternoon of hiking amid the [...]

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Ontario Land Trust Alliance & Kawartha Land Trust: A 20-Year Partnership

KLT 20th Anniversary Series Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer Just after Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) was created 20 years ago it became one of the founding members of Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA). OLTA connects the land conservation community by sharing knowledge and best practices, reducing financial barriers to land conservation, promoting organizational excellence, sharing [...]

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