Author Archives: CouchConserv

Notes From The Field – Fall 2018

By now the salamanders and snakes have burrowed into the ground below the frost line, and the frogs and turtles are hibernating at the bottom of the wetland.

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Legacy Landscapes – now open at the Orillia Museum!

To celebrate 25 years of land conservation, The Couchiching Conservancy is presenting “Legacy Landscapes”, an art exhibition highlighting the natural beauty of our unique properties.

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A River Runs Through It: 730 Acres Protected

A re-cap of the opening and dedication of this new Nature Reserve

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Nature Reserve Named After Founding President

Read Mark Bisset’s tribute to Ron Reid in the September 2018 edition of The Villager

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Supporter Spotlight: Harry Hall

Harry Hall has spent his life exploring the world as a physician and nature enthusiast. Read on to learn about Harry and why protecting the alvar matters to him.

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Notes from the Field – Summer 2018

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

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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.

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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.

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Passport Tips and Tricks

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!

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Supporter Spotlight: Paul Middaugh

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

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