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A Challenge to Support Nature

May is also the month of the Couchiching Conservancy’s annual Carden Challenge, when teams of keen amateur naturalists compete to find as many species as possible over a 24-hour period.

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Conservancy Volunteers Honoured by Province

Six of our volunteers were honoured at the Ontario volunteer service awards on April 23rd. The award ceremony included recognition from The Honourable Laura Albanese, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.

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Take Pride in our Region this Earth Day

Earth Day is a great time to celebrate the wonders of nature that make this planet special. Our landscape defines us as Canadiansand Earth Day marks a fantastic time on the calendar to look at our landscape and reflect on what we see.

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Get ready for the Passport to Nature: With Maple Tree I.D.

When is a beloved maple tree not a beloved maple tree? When it’s not a native species. Of eight species of maple growing in Ontario, one has caught the ire of conservationists,and over the last decade or so quite lot of effort has been made to get rid it. The dark one in question is the Norway maple.

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The Importance of Cultivating our Youth

How vitally important that we introduce our youth to meaningful experiences which may have profound impact on their lives.

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Happy Spring! Unexpected Experiences in the Outdoors

Every walk, outing, hike or trip we take outside holds an element of the unknown. What wildlife will we see? How many different kinds of fungi can we count? What kind of birds will we see in the skies?

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Walk Wylie – Sat, May 27

2017 Walk Wylie Image

Be a part of the Walk Wylie, and learn about one of the key areas we work to protect.

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Carden Challenge: May 26-27, 2017

Mark your calendar! Get your birding ear back in tune – Grab your binos and butterfly nets…the Carden Challenge is upon us!

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2016 Water Quality Report is Out

Forty volunteers, 19 sites, 1,300 hours, a lengthy region-wide drought, and urban pollution are just some of the highlights from this report.

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The Wild Women of Conservation: My Heroines

I am going to share some of my female heroes in conservation, who have made a huge difference to the world around us.

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