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Jeffrey-Cowan after May 21, 2022 storm

Regrow Forests in the Kawarthas — Give Now

A massive storm, officially called a derecho, slammed into the Kawarthas on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Some of the forests you protected with your past support have been badly damaged. The Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve, home to a section of the Stony Lake Trails, has experienced widespread damage — hundreds of trees [...]

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Pearl Andrew at Dance Nature Sanctuary

Fast Forests: Rapid Reforestation at Kawartha Land Trust’s Dance Nature Sanctuary Using the Miyawaki Method

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) staff and volunteers carried out an experimental tree-planting technique known as the “Miyawaki Method” at KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary in Lakefield, Ontario.The Miyawaki Method, which was created by Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki, relies on a high diversity of native plant and [...]

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Let's Hike T.O. at KLT's Ingleton-Wells trailhead

Let’s Hike…Kawartha Land Trust’s Stony Lake Trails

Kawartha Land Trust, Let’s Hike T.O., and Diverse Nature Collective partner to make hiking in the Kawarthas more accessible and inclusive. On Sunday, March 27, 2022, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) partnered with Let’s Hike T.O. and Diverse Nature Collective to bring 19 enthusiastic hikers from Toronto via a bus to explore [...]

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Viking Oak Stony Lake Trails

Kawartha Land Trust’s Stony Lake Trails: A Walk Through History

KLT 20th Anniversary Series Marnie Clement, KLT Volunteer While a number of Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) protected properties have trails that are open to the public, the Stony Lake Trails, located above the north shore of Stony Lake, are the first KLT trails to cross multiple properties. With the support of volunteers, donors, [...]

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Species at Risk, Blanding's turtle

Protecting Vulnerable Species at Risk in the Kawarthas

For the past 20 years, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) and its dedicated supporters have protected ecologically significant land in the Kawarthas to help preserve the natural landscape and conserve the rich biodiversity of the region. KLT’s work in land securement and land stewardship protects species at risk in the area by [...]

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