Contact Us


Mailing Address:

Kawartha Land Trust
P.O. Box 2338
Peterborough ON, K9J 7Y8

Office Address:

The KLT office is located at
The Mount Community Centre
1545 Monaghan Road
Peterborough, ON, K9J 5N3

Charitable Registration Number: 879086718RR0001

KLT Staff Team

Tara King, Development Manager

Tara King is the Development Manager at Kawartha Land Trust. Tara has over ten years of experience in marketing, communications and development. She is a strategic thinker, and has shown a strong ability to build relationships and partnerships. She brings a diverse slate of experience having worked in the private, public and nonprofits sectors. She has also taught Marketing Communications at Fleming College. Tara’s educational background includes a Honors Degree in Business Administration from Trent University and an advanced Diploma in Marketing from Fleming College.

Tara describes some of her favorite times as ones spent outside; hiking, paddling and exploring. She is passionate about sharing her love for the outdoors and living an active lifestyle with her family.


Anna Lee, Operations Manager

Anna Lee is the Operations Manager. She holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Biology from Trent University.  Anna‘s early experiences involved working in the field of Outdoor Experiential Education, in centres in BC and Ontario.  She has since pursued a number of interests and professional development courses in accessibility, fundraising, grant-writing, accounting and evaluation. Most recently, Anna was the Project Manager for the Council for Persons with Disabilities, has volunteered with a number of organizations including Camp Kawartha and on the Board of the New Canadian Center and the Youth Emergency Shelter.

Anna lives with her family on the Indian River near Warsaw where she enjoys paddling, hiking and exploring natural spaces on a regular basis.


Thom Unrau, Land Stewardship Manager

Thom Unrau is as our Land Stewardship Manager at KLT. Thom has experience working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada in one of their priority natural areas in King City and has participated in a wide range of conservation work spanning from Northern Ontario to South Africa. His areas of expertise include invasive plant management, trail construction and nature interpretation. Before joining KLT full time, Thom worked for us part-time during the summer of 2016 mainly on our newest and biggest protected property, Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island, he also volunteered with KLT and several of our key partner organizations.

His educational background in Ecological Restoration (Fleming College) and Anthropology (Concordia U.) supports Thom’s curious yet thorough approach to his work.


John Kintare, Executive Director

John Kintare is the new Executive Director of Kawartha Land Trust as of February 2019. John has over a decade of non-profit management experience from across the country and brings a broad spectrum of experiences from organizations and communities large and small. A permaculture enthusiast, John is dedicated to integrating elements of complex systems to provide benefit both to the ecosystem, and the humans who rely on it. John holds an Honours Degree in Psychology from the University of Waterloo and is a devoted lifelong learner.

John lives with his family in Bobcaygeon and is a recent transplant to the area having been attracted by the beautiful landscape and the chance to renew his kayaking and hiking muscles.