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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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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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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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Jason Smyrlis at John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Frog Song: Listening for the Western Chorus Frog

On a bright and sunny day in early May, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) volunteer Jason Smyrlis conducted a Western Chorus Frog (WCF) survey at John Earle Chase Memorial Park along the shores of Gannon's Narrows in Trent Lakes.A KLT volunteer since 2015, Jason noted that species monitoring is an important [...]

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