Category Archives: Properties

Articles about protected properties, new and existing.

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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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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Passport Tips and Tricks

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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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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.

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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.”

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A Tale of Two Forests and their Soil

Both types of forest serve a purpose, but the difference between a man-made plantation and a natural old-growth forest is vast. And it all starts with the dirt.

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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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Notes From The Field – Winter 2018

Read the Winter edition of Notes from the Field.

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Notes From the Field – Fall 2017

Notes from volunteers and staff about our field observations, research, maintenance, and adventures stewarding Couchiching Conservancy properties.

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