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KLT Response to Covid-19 Update: Guidelines for Trail Use

The staff and volunteers at Kawartha Land Trust understand how conservation and natural areas provide many health benefits in these uncertain and stressful times. We believe it is important to allow responsible access to natural areas where conditions allow. With your help we can keep some of our natural areas [...]

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New Protect 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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Volunteer Recognition at KLT’s Annual Thanks.Giving

Ron Awde (L) and Cheryl Lewis (R) KLT's annual Thanks.giving event was held on October 7th virtually over zoom. It was a very special night of celebration and honouring KLT volunteers and donors! KLT relies on the support and dedication of volunteers and is grateful for their gifts of time, skills, and [...]

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Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk

KLT is pleased to announce that Environment and Climate Change Canada's Habitat Stewardship Program has provided funding for work on species at risk. Species at risk are animals and plants that may disappear without human intervention. There are often many reasons why certain species decline or become at risk. It can [...]

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Stories from the Field: Shoreline Digitization

KLT Canadian Conservation Corps interns Veronica (L) and Lexi (R) By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee She saw shoreline on Stony’s shores. Actually, both Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) Canadian Conservation Corps interns Veronica and Lexi saw a lot of shoreline. They will be seeing more while working on a project to calculate [...]

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Stories from the Field: Habitat Restoration

An important goal in land protection is habitat restoration. This is the process of restoring altered land to health. There are a lot of steps to a successful restoration project. KLT Canadian Conservation Corps interns, Lexi and Veronica, love getting an insider look at the process!  They are doing restoration work [...]

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Take a Guided Hike with New QR Codes at Kawartha Land Trust’s Ingleton-Wells Trails

Now you can get some exercise, fresh air, enjoy nature AND learn something when you visit the Kawartha Land Trust’s Ingleton-Wells property. QR, or Quick Response Codes are going to be installed on posts on the property in July.  These codes are two-dimensional barcodes that visitors to the property can [...]

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Stories from the Field: Invasive Species Management

By: Lexi Armstrong and Veronica Price-Jones, Canadian Conservation Corps interns Stories from the Field are featured stories, tips, and experiences from KLT's stewardship team. Canadian Conservation Corps interns, with KLT, Lexi and Veronica share their experiences with invasive species management on KLT properties. Control of invasive species on KLT properties has become [...]

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*New* Protected Property: The Jones Woodlot

Thanks to your support of the conservation of The Jones Woodlot is now protected, forever! The Jones Woodlot is a 50-acre property located directly adjacent to the Kawartha Land Trust protected Fell Wetland. With your support to acquire this property, you have doubled the amount of conserved land in this Provincially [...]

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Welcome New Team Members!

Some members of KLT new staff with CCC Interns (L-R: Abby Godja, Hayden Wilson, Lexi Armstrong and Veronica Price-Jones) With support from Canada Summer Jobs, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Eco Canada, The Gainey Foundation and the Michael Young Family Foundation the KLT team has expanded for the season. We are fortunate to [...]

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