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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.


Annual General Meeting ~ Saturday, March 2

CC Annual General Meeting (3)

We hope to see you on Saturday, March 2 for our Annual General Meeting. We are pleased to have Janet Sumner, of CPAWS, join us for the meeting.


Power the local land trust movement every month

Ron Reid and Janet Grand

Read a letter from Janet Grand and Ron Reid, on some of the challenges faced by The Couchiching Conservancy, and how you can help.


Nature Reserve Named After Founding President

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


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.


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.


Passport Tips and Tricks

Passport Header

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!


Supporter Spotlight: Paul Middaugh

Paul Middaugh

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


At the Booth: Tent and Table Set Up

As you know we are always shifting gears and focusing on new campaigns, whether it is the Carden area and the Carden Challenge, the Passport to Nature or a new acquisition there may be different materials that we want to public to see.


PSA: Our Citizen Science Programs are Full!

With so many local citizens wanting to protect nature our programs filled up as fast as we announced them. Properties have teams, and waters are being monitored – but how does this affect the Ambassador experience?