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Person collecting seeds at Ballyduff Trails

Seed Harvesting from One of Ontario’s Rarest Ecosystems: The Tallgrass Prairie

Kawartha Land Trust and volunteers collect tallgrass seeds to restore tallgrass prairie habitat in Kawartha Lakes This month, with an almost record number of volunteers, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) continued its years-long tallgrass prairie restoration efforts at Ballyduff Trails in Pontypool, Ontario. On Saturday, October 15, KLT, in partnership with the New [...]

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Hiking trail at Ingleton-Wells property in North Kawartha

Fall into the Kawarthas with Kawartha Land Trust’s Public Access Hiking Trails

Fall is a special time in the Kawarthas and a wonderful season to get outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the changing leaves.If you’re looking to visit a new trail to take in the fall splendour, or revisit an old favourite, here is a list of Kawartha Land Trust’s public [...]

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Patricia Wilson holding a Map Turtle Hatchling before releasing it

Force of Nature: Thanking Patricia Wilson

After five years of creating community around conservation, Patricia Wilson is leaving Kawartha Land Trust for a new challenge Patricia Wilson recalls the exact moment she knew that she wanted to be involved with Kawartha Land Trust (KLT). It was at a tree-planting event at KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary in Lakefield, [...]

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Hayden Wilson in front of bags of pulled Purple Loosestrife

Managing Invasive Species in Kawarthas

Hayden Wilson, Land Stewardship Coordinator Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) actively manages six invasive plant species and monitors for one invasive insect species across our protected properties.Each species poses a different challenge for KLT’s stewardship team depending on the species’ pervasiveness across the landscape, its lifecycle, and the rate of spread and [...]

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Red Trillium

Ontario Land Trust Alliance & Kawartha Land Trust: A 20-Year Partnership

KLT 20th Anniversary Series Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer Just after Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) was created 20 years ago it became one of the founding members of Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA). OLTA connects the land conservation community by sharing knowledge and best practices, reducing financial barriers to land conservation, promoting organizational excellence, sharing [...]

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