Monthly Archives: October 2016

Challenge Gift: 25 Monthly Givers triggers $5,000!

Our work is powered by members, supporters and partners…and we have been challenged! Watch our new video and learn about the challenge.

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Passport to Nature: Only 3 events left!

Passport to Nature

Take a look at the last few events of the 2016 Passport Nature.

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A Bright Future for Ontario’s Land Trusts

Ontario Land Trust Alliance Board of Directors

For three days last week, the meeting rooms and corridors of Geneva Park hosted lively discussions on databases, donors, best practices and cross-border training, not to mention the special challenges of raising public sympathy for bat and snakes. All this and much more were on the agenda for the annual gathering of the Ontario Land Trust Alliance, a symposium that encourages this province’s 35 land trusts to share and learn.

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All You Need is an Hour on the Alvar

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It was October 1st, 2016, with one whole hour to spare before heading back to the campground just west of Carden, Ontario. I wondered where I should head out for a hike. Given the vastness of the near-by Carden Alvar landscape in terms of natural and recreational resources, I thought I would make a decision on-the-fly as to where to explore.

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Get Outside: Adventures After Dark

A. Stinnissen Sunset

Throw your fear of the dark aside, and follow along with Julia Wolst, as she explains the benefits and fun that can be had at night.

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Grab your calendars – great events are coming up!

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There are some great events and activities coming up in the region.

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Feeding birds during cooler weather

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It’s fall again, and for many who do not feed birds all summer, it is now time to get those feeders out. Learn some insights from avid birder, David Homer.

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