Monthly Archives: February 2013

Invasive Plant Species Targeted

For several years many volunteers have assisted the Couchiching Conservancy in the battle to control the spread of invasive plant species.
The two species that are most often dealt with are garlic mustard and dog-strangling vine, both of which are true threats to the well-being and biodiversity of several of our properties. Unfortunately, there are other species which are also making steady progress in establishing themselves in the area, such as Japanese knotweed and phragmites reed.

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The Story of Grant’s Woods – New Video!

The Grant’s Woods property has an interesting story. We have captured that story in a short video with interviews, photos and videos of the property.

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And here’s to the next 20 years…

More than 150 people joined us at the HawkRidge Golf Club on January 26th to renew memberships, see old friends, and hear about the past year of activities. We got down to business with the highlights of the 2011 AGM, the President’s Remarks and the Treasurer’s Report. This is a big year for the Conservancy, as it is our 20th Anniversary! It is incredible how much has changed over the years.

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