Category Archives: Birds

Notes From the Field – Summer 2019

“It is the best of times, it is the worst of times.”  Guardians of the Blueberries are fierce this year.  – July 22, 2019

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Participants raise $22,000+ for Carden Challenge

Wilson's Snipe - Tanya Clark

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

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Notes From The Field – Spring 2019

Regular updates from our staff and volunteers in the field.

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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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An Alvar Adventure with the Green Snakes on the Plain

On your mark, get set… go! The light was as green as our name and we were off to observe as many species of wildlife as possible on the Carden limestone plain. Surrounded by alvars, wetlands, woodlands, and the array of wildlife they support, you can’t help but marvel at the wonders of nature before your eyes. I invite you to ride along with team Green Snakes on the Plain as I reflect on an annual tradition, fourteen years strong, known as the Couchiching Conservancy’s Carden Challenge.

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Carden Challenge raises over $22,000!

Pink Flamingos look out at the Carden alvar

A re-cap of the Carden Challenge and Walk Wylie, events that raise crucial funds for conservation efforts of the Carden alvar.

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Notes from the Field – Spring 2018

Spring is always an exciting time for staff to get out in the field, and this year 112 citizen science volunteers get to join in the fun! We are stewarding Conservancy lands like never before.

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Volunteer to survey Whip-poor-wills this spring

This spring, by the light of the full moon, volunteers will be taking to the backroads of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara, and Carden to survey for Whip-poor-will and Common nighthawk. Now recruiting!

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Have you heard any of these species?

If you have heard or observed any Whip poor will, Nighthawk, or Western chorus frogs in our region, particularly Simcoe County, we would like to know the location.

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Notes From The Field – Winter 2018

Read the Winter edition of Notes from the Field.

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