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Person collecting seeds at Ballyduff Trails

Seed Harvesting from One of Ontario’s Rarest Ecosystems: The Tallgrass Prairie

Kawartha Land Trust and volunteers collect tallgrass seeds to restore tallgrass prairie habitat in Kawartha Lakes This month, with an almost record number of volunteers, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) continued its years-long tallgrass prairie restoration efforts at Ballyduff Trails in Pontypool, Ontario. On Saturday, October 15, KLT, in partnership with the New [...]

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Ballyduff Trails Tallgrass Prairie

Tallgrass Tales from Ballyduff Trails

Tallgrass Prairie habitat is a grassland ecosystem that is dominated by native grasses and a wonderful array of native wildflowers. Grassland birds like the Eastern Meadowlark and Bobolink, which are both designated as species at risk in Ontario, call Tallgrass Prairies home. According to Tallgrass Ontario, "Tallgrass ecosystems are one of [...]

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A KLT staff member and volunteer work to clear trails at Christie Bentham Wetland

Kawartha Land Trust Trails Update: July 8, 2022

Thank you for your patience as our staff and volunteers have been working hard to clear downed and leaning trees from our trails that fell as a result of the May 21 derecho.Here are Kawartha Land Trust’s trails updates as of July 8, 2022. We’re excited to report that a number [...]

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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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