Category Archives: Training & Education

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 comings and goings of the Conservancy volunteers and staff at the Nature Reserves.

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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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Notes From The Field – Spring 2019

Regular updates from our staff and volunteers in the field.

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Citizen Science Training Happening Now

As we inch closer to the spring field season, citizen science volunteers are currently getting the training they need for their chosen monitoring discipline. After recruiting through January and early February, training courses began February 10th and will continue until early May. For the most part, these courses happen indoors…in a nice warm classroom.

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Now Recruiting for 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

We have another exciting lineup of volunteer opportunities for 2019. If you’re already part of the team, we’re offering new courses to enhance your naturalist skills.

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Species on the Brink: Lunch and Learn Event Jan 22nd

What is involved in working to save a Species at Risk? How does one decide what species to work on? Volunteers and members are invited to attend

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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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