Author Archives: CouchConserv

The Perilous Life of a Nesting Turtle

Turtle Nesting season is winding down, but there are still some on the move finding nesting sites or going back to their wetlands. This post has tips for helping turtles, explains their nesting habits, and has video footage of a Blanding’s Turtle nesting in the gravel on the side of a busy road.

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Notes From the Field – Summer 2019

The trial period for our new Bat Monitoring Program is underway, and we’ve surveyed four properties as of July 18th. 

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Volunteers receive Freshwater Hero award!

Freshwater Future, a cross-border organization working to protect the Great Lakes, has awarded The Couchiching Conservancy the 2019 Freshwater Hero award

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every $1 donated* to The Couchiching Conservancy in June earns us a chance to win a $10,000 donation! (minimum $3 donation required)

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Participants raise $22,000+ for Carden Challenge

That’s a wrap on the 15th annual Carden Challenge

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Welcome to our New Summer Staff

Join us in welcoming our three summer staff!

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MP Bruce Stanton Joins Volunteers on Hike

MP Bruce Stanton joined volunteers of The Couchiching Conservancy on a hike through Grant’s Woods to discuss the importance of land conservation in the Couchiching-Severn Region.

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Ambassador Questions: Are there any tax advantages to donating land?

One question asked at the Barrie Garden Show was, “Are there any tax advantages etc to donating land?”
What a great question! And the answer is YES!

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Federal commitment to protect more land & nature

The Couchiching Conservancy applauds the action and are eager to compete for the funds to help protect important wild spaces in the Lake Couchiching region.

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Inspiration to protect our environment

People, articles, books and other information that is inspiring us!

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