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20th Anniversary Series: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island & Kawartha Land Trust

This installation of Kawartha Land Trust’s 20th anniversary series shines a light on beautiful Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island and Kawartha Land Trust’s history with the island.Maybe you’ve seen the island from the mainland shoreline on Pigeon Lake, or perhaps you’ve canoed or boated there for an afternoon of hiking amid the [...]

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Second Annual Women’s Backcountry Skills Clinic Held on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island

On June 11, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT), in partnership with Paddle Like A Girl and Wild Rock, held our second annual Women’s Backcountry Skills Clinic. This year, the event was held at KLT’s Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island in Pigeon Lake. The island, at over 1,000 acres, is the largest undeveloped island in [...]

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Jason Smyrlis at John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Frog Song: Listening for the Western Chorus Frog

On a bright and sunny day in early May, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) volunteer Jason Smyrlis conducted a Western Chorus Frog (WCF) survey at John Earle Chase Memorial Park along the shores of Gannon's Narrows in Trent Lakes.A KLT volunteer since 2015, Jason noted that species monitoring is an important [...]

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