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Kawartha Land Trust (KLT): 2022 Strategic Planning Consultation

Help guide the next eight years of KLT’s conservation work in the Kawarthas. Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) is currently working on its next strategic plan, which will help define KLT’s focus for the next eight years. In our 20-year history, KLT and its donors, volunteers, and supporters have protected 4,800 acres of [...]

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Kawartha Land Trust’s Stony Lake Trails: A Walk Through History

KLT 20th Anniversary Series Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer While a number of Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) protected properties have trails that are open to the public, the Stony Lake Trails, located above the north shore of Stony Lake, are the first KLT trails to cross multiple properties. With the support of volunteers, donors, [...]

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KLT is Recruiting Trustees!

Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) is recruiting a number of voluntary positions to join our esteemed team of Trustees. Over the last 20 years, KLT—the only Land Trust in the region—has successfully started a conservation boom in the Kawarthas by protecting over 4,500 acres of critical natural spaces. We do this by working [...]

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Canadian Conservation Corps Ontario Land Conservation Internship

Do you want to work with organizations that protect tens of thousand of acres of nature in Ontario? Land trusts are charitable, non-governmental organizations working in our communities to: Protect nature against development by making new nature reservesRestore and monitor threatened ecosystemsSafeguard habitat for endangered speciesCreate trails and deliver educational programs that [...]

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Big/Boyd/Chiminis Island

100% Protection for Big/Boyd/Chiminis island

KLT now protects 100 percent of the largest island in the Kawartha region — and we couldn't have done it without YOU! Supporters like you helped KLT say "YES" when Mike Wilson offered to donate most of Big/Boyd/Chiminis Island to KLT in 2015. YOU helped raise $1 million — a truly remarkable [...]

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KLT in the Press

Thanks to your support, KLT has been getting a lot of great press these days! In case you missed it, here's a round-up of fantastic KLT media coverage from the last month. Local, independent media outlet kawarthaNOW.com wrote a wonderful piece announcing two new wetland properties, on Nogie's Creek and Balsam Lake, [...]

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How it All Began…

(Left to right) Ian Attridge, Mieke Schipper, Barbara Heidenreich and Terry Rees with the just-signed Conservation Agreement for the Gamiing Nature Sanctuary in June 2002. It was a moment worthy of a Hollywood movie.  When Ian met Mieke a land trust was born! It all began after lawyer Ian Attridge moved to the [...]

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Exciting Announcement: Ballyduff Trails!

Ralph McKim and Jean Garsonnin have witnessed the beauty of nature being renewed as landowners and stewards of their land on the Oak Ridges Moraine. They own 240-acres of land, known as the McKim-Garsonnin property, which they protected through a Conservation Easement Agreement (CEA) with the Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) in [...]

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New: Protected Properties on Nogies Creek and Balsam Lake

Two new wetland properties have been donated to the Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) by Kawartha Conservation. The properties, one on Nogies Creek and one on Balsam Lake, both contain significant ecological features and provide potential natural corridors to Provincially Protected areas. “This project has been a great example of collaboration between [...]

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Will you help protect land like the Fleetwood Creek Watershed?

It’s not too late to protect the land you love. Land conservation is an important tool for fighting climate change. When you protect the land, the land will protect you and your loved ones from climate disasters.Kawartha Land Trust is building a community of people dedicated to protecting the land so [...]

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