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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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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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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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