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We want to hear from you! KLT’s New Strategic Plan

- see below for letter from Chair, John Desbiens   Online Survey: If you are unable to attend a session in person, please participate by completing our online survey! Please RSVP by clicking on the link of your preferred session:   Buckhorn & Trent Lakes Tuesday, October 1st, 6:30-8 p.m. Buckhorn Community Centre, 1782 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn Past Sessions: Lakefield Wednesday, September 18th, [...]

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Transforming Chase – Stewardship Update

Transforming Chase – The Stewardship Journey. By: Patricia Wilson, KLT's Community Conservation & Stewardship Technician Fall is such a beautiful time of year, one of changing leaves and reflecting on summer experiences. For us at KLT, it’s also a time of wrapping up the field season and assess the work we accomplished [...]

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It’s Almost Autumn – Don’t forget to look up at the Trees!

By: KLT Volunteer, Joseph Gentile For all who frequent the Kawarthas in the autumn, it should not come as a surprise when the first morning dew appears on the ground or when the awe-inspiring allure of the fall colours beckons us deeper into the wilderness. Every year, somehow nature in its [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Fiona McKay

By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee Fiona McKay has developed a new passion for orchids: non-phalaenopsis orchids, that is. Normally that’s all you’d need to know to understand Fiona, because like most KLT volunteers she has a shared passion for things “of nature”, but here at the KLT we’re willing to [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ed Duncan and Ian Smith

Image: Ed Duncan with dog, Hudson and Ian Smith with dog, Layla Volunteer Spotlight: Ed Duncan and Ian Smith By: Rachel Rutherford, KLT's Community Engagement and Marketing Assistant Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) functions extremely well largely due to the significant support from our amazing volunteer base. Volunteers are involved with many aspects of [...]

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Stewards!

Inspiring the Next Generation of Stewards: Youth Camp Partnerships with Kawartha Land Trust By: Patricia Wilson, KLT's Community Conservation & Stewardship Technician This summer, Kawartha Land Trust had the exciting opportunity to partner with two youth based camps, ME to WE Camp & Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge & Science (TRACKS) Camp. Throughout [...]

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Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day!

Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day! On Saturday, July 6th approximately 30 people joined KLT at Viamede Resort for our Stony Lake Trails Appreciation Day! The event began with brief opening remarks from KLT Executive Director, John Kintare and Land donor of the Ingleton-Wells property, Ralph Ingleton. Land Donor Ralph Ingleton detailing the history of [...]

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KLT’s #TheLandsILove Photo Challenge

Announcing KLT's Summer Photo Challenge! *The KLT #TheLandsILove Summer Photo Challenge is now over! Thank you to everyone who submitted amazing photographs of the Kawarthas and to everyone who participated in our Facebook and Instagram voting! Thanks to you we have winning image in all 3 categories! Congratulations to 2019's winners! See [...]

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70,000 Trees Planted on Sheidow Farms (so far!)

70,000 Trees Planted on Sheidow Farms (so far!) By: Ron Awde and Robert Ertel, Sheidow Farm Land Owners and Stewards   The Kawartha Land Trust protected property, 'Sheidow Farm' is stewarded by land owners Ron Awde and Robert Ertel in partnership with KLT.  This property is protected through a Conservation Easement Agreement, which allows for private [...]

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Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration and Trails Grand Opening

Pictured: Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale, KLT Development Manager Tara King, Land Donor Sharon Cation, KLT Executive Director John Kintare, Land Donor David Cation, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef Cation Wildlife Preserve Celebration and Trails Grand Opening On Saturday, June 22nd approximately 70 people gathered to celebrate one of KLT's newest protected properties, the [...]

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