Monthly Archives: July 2018

Notes from the Field – Summer 2018

Follow volunteers and staff as they visit conservancy properties and discover the species living there.


Announcing our newest staff member in the Engagement Organizing Position: Joelle!

Hi everyone, my name is Joelle and I just recently graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Science & Studies from Trent University.


Reporting Back: How it Helps

Last year we introduced a new ‘reporting back sheet’. It is a simple document that helps us know how your day went in the field. It asks questions about how many people you spoke to and what you talked about, and a simple as it is, it is essential to us.


Passport Tips and Tricks

Passport Header

Let people know that events are free because the passport is paid for by the sponsors in the booklet. Tell people that if they go to these local businesses to thank them for supporting us!


Supporter Spotlight: Paul Middaugh

Paul Middaugh

Member and Volunteer, Paul Middaugh, is featured in our Supporter Spotlight!


At the Booth: Tent and Table Set Up

As you know we are always shifting gears and focusing on new campaigns, whether it is the Carden area and the Carden Challenge, the Passport to Nature or a new acquisition there may be different materials that we want to public to see.


PSA: Our Citizen Science Programs are Full!

With so many local citizens wanting to protect nature our programs filled up as fast as we announced them. Properties have teams, and waters are being monitored – but how does this affect the Ambassador experience?


Old Forest, New Focus

Trillium in Copeland Forest

The same scheduling challenge faces our ambassador team every year as we try to find cover for all of the fantastic fun days that Orillia has to offer, so this year we have made the decision to try and do things a bit differently.


Opening & Dedication of the Ron Reid Nature Reserve

2018 Poster for RRNR Opening

Find details of the opening and dedication of this 730 acre Nature Reserve, protected in 2017 by our supporters!


The connection between Species at Risk and taxes

Courtney Baker

Something that Mark, our Executive Director always says to me is “Courtney, remember, even when you’re filing paper, or making phone calls what you are really doing is protecting land.”