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Winter on KLT Trails

Winter is here! Don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying the land you love. Whether you prefer cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or hiking in your winter boots, four of our protected properties are open for you to explore during winter. All visitors to KLT trails must practice physical distancing [...]

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Christie Bentham Wetland Project

Thanks to your support and enthusiasm for this project, we've achieved our fundraising goal and have officially purchased the Christie Bentham Wetland property! Kawartha Land Trust has taken on special campaign to purchase a property just south of Burleigh Falls which contains a Provincially Significant Wetland, forest corridor, undeveloped shoreline and [...]

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Stony Lake Legacy: Christie Bentham

By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee Christie Bentham was a legend on Stony Lake during her lifetime and now her name will forever be linked both in memories and on maps. And in the words of her daughter Margaret, Christie and Stony Lake were one. “She was Queen of the Lake for [...]

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Your Gift Today can Protect Two New Conservation Projects

By acting today, two more properties can be protected for you and your loved ones. Do you want to see more land preserved? Are you worried that the provincial government could change protected lands by the stroke of a pen? If you answered yes, then your gift today can save two new [...]

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McWilliams Property: Christie Bentham Wetland Project

KLT is pleased to announce that John and Susan McWilliams are donating a property to Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) as a part of the Christie Bentham Wetland project! The McWilliams Property is a 32-acre property located in the Stony Lake area, just south of Burleigh Falls and adjacent to the [...]

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KLT Hosts 2nd Annual Traditional Indigenous Medicine Walk

On Saturday, September 19th about 80 people  participated in a series of staggered, physically distanced walks for our Second Annual Traditional Indigenous Medicine Walks.  Joseph Pitiwanakwat led multiple walks at one of KLT’s newest protected properties, the Cation Wildlife Preserve. Joe Pitawanakwat is the Founder and Director of Creators Garden, an [...]

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Connecting Youth to Nature: TimberNook Program at KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary

This summer, Compass Early Learning and Care (Compass ELC) partnered with Kawartha Land Trust to host a TimberNook camp at KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary. This partnership allowed KLT to support Compass in their mission of bringing children back outdoors and connect with nature.  The wide variety of plants and wildlife habitats [...]

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New Faces at KLT! Introducing KLT’s New Interns

KLT's new interns at the Dance Nature Sanctuary: (L-R) Jessie Lozanski and Rachel Toobey By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee There will be two new faces out working on Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) properties this fall! This summer there was a lot of work KLT was not able to get done because [...]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Crins

Bill Crins has been involved in Conservation Biology since starting his career in the field in 1972, as a Naturalist in Algonquin Park. In 1978, Bill completed a B.Sc., specializing in Botany at the University of Guelph. He then completed M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Toronto studying the [...]

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Help us by taking a five-minute online environmental survey!

Now, more than ever, our natural environment and spaces are important sanctuaries. We invite you to share your thoughts and ideas on our natural environment in a five-minute online survey. The results from this survey will help to shape Kawartha Land Trust and the work we do in the future. It is [...]

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