Volunteer Spotlight: Brian Preiswerck

Image: Brian volunteering and promoting KLT at the Coboconk Fresh Water Summit By: Patricia Wilson, KLT's Community Conservation Coordinator Anyone who knows Brian Preiswerck knows that it's hard not to smile at his constant enthusiasm when hes talking to you about Kawartha Land Trust’s Cation Wildlife Preserve, of which he and [...]

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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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KLT Preventative Measures re: Corona Virus (Covid-19)

KLT is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, and playing our role in helping to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19. We recognize that the individual health practices of our employees and volunteers impact KLT, just at KLT impacts their health. The situation is rapidly evolving and we are [...]

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Farewell to Tara King, KLT’s Development Manager

Tara King (far left) with KLT staff members Camille Cooper, Patricia Wilson and Rachel Rutherford By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee Sometimes it’s possible to be happy and sad about the same thing, and that is how many of us feel with the news that Development Manager Tara King [...]

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© Ralf Schneider - Wildlife Photographer of the Year

ROM Photographer of the Year Contest

KLT has partnered with the Royal Ontario Museum for their ROM Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest and a 15% off discount for all KLT supporters at the ROM with the promo code, WILDLIFEKLT19. Image: © Riccardo Marchegiani The ROM is calling all wildlife photographers! The ROM "Wildlife [...]

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Fell canopy

*NEW* Protected Property: Fell Wetland

The newly protected Fell Wetland is relatively untouched by human activity and is home to a forested wetland and cattail marsh. This property, donated by Allan Fell and Family, has been in the Fell family since 1908.   This 50-acre property lies within the Kawarthas Naturally Connected (KNC) Preferred Scenario. The KNC Preferred [...]

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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, snow shoeing or hiking in your winter boots, four of our protected properties are open for you to explore during winter. KLT Properties You Can Enjoy This Winter: 1. Stony Lake [...]

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Over 18,000 Native Trees and Shrubs planted on KLT properties in 2019!

Trees, Shrubs and Plugs... Oh My! By: Patricia Wilson, Community Conservation & Stewardship Technician This year, Kawartha Land Trust staff and volunteers have planted more than 18,730 native trees and shrubs on KLT protected properties and on private properties included in KLT's Partners in Conservation initiative in the Fleetwood Creek Watershed. More than [...]

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Steve Paul at Prairie Plug Planting 2019 (McKim-Garsonnin

Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Paul

By: Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer, Development Committee Steve Paul says he’s just a regular guy with an interest in citizen science, but his interest, dedication and commitment to the environment far exceed what “just a regular guy” would do. Steve has been a regular presence at many Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) projects [...]

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2019 Highlights

Here’s a look at some highlights from 2019:

Over the past year, your support has enabled KLT to develop new partnerships and projects to advance conservation in the Kawarthas. Also this year, we have organized more than 25 special events designed to get people involved, provide learning opportunities, and encourage public access to these special areas in the Kawarthas. More [...]

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