Monthly Archives: April 2017

Conservancy Volunteers Honoured by Province

Six of our volunteers were honoured at the Ontario volunteer service awards on April 23rd. The award ceremony included recognition from The Honourable Laura Albanese, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.

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It’s Event Season! Join the Passport, Challenge & Walk

Volunteers in Action

Birding, Walking, Biodiversity and Wilderness. Take part in some of the great upcoming events to connect with nature in our neighbourhood!

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Take Pride in our Region this Earth Day

Earth Day is a great time to celebrate the wonders of nature that make this planet special. Our landscape defines us as Canadiansand Earth Day marks a fantastic time on the calendar to look at our landscape and reflect on what we see.

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Passport to Nature Kicks Off With an Ode to an Icon

Passport to Nature offers a window on the wilds of the region through a year-round series of free events that include guided hikes, canoe trips, photography and astronomy outings and much more.

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Get ready for the Passport to Nature: With Maple Tree I.D.

When is a beloved maple tree not a beloved maple tree? When it’s not a native species. Of eight species of maple growing in Ontario, one has caught the ire of conservationists,and over the last decade or so quite lot of effort has been made to get rid it. The dark one in question is the Norway maple.

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The Importance of Cultivating our Youth

How vitally important that we introduce our youth to meaningful experiences which may have profound impact on their lives.

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Notes from the Field – Spring 2017

When spring comes around, so much happens in the field that we can hardly keep up with it all. “Notes from the Field” provides a snapshot of the volunteers and staff who are outside stewarding the land.

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Happy Spring! Unexpected Experiences in the Outdoors

Every walk, outing, hike or trip we take outside holds an element of the unknown. What wildlife will we see? How many different kinds of fungi can we count? What kind of birds will we see in the skies?

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