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Facts about Halloween’s Four Spooky Species

The caw of the crow, the flight of a bat, and the shadow of a spider all become a bit more spooky this time of year. Read some interesting facts about four spooky species here.

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Protect. Restore. Fund.

How to protect, restore and fund with The Couchiching Conservancy.

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2019 Nature Inspiration Awards take place Nov 13!

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The Couchiching Conservancy has been named a finalist for a prestigious national award. The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences, has announced 22 finalists for its 2019 Nature Inspiration Awards. The achievements of the finalists and the announcement of the winners will be celebrated November 13 at a gala hosted by the museum.

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Identifying priority lands for protection in Simcoe County

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A guest blog post from our colleagues at Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.

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Supporter Spotlight: Katie Paveley & Robert Vella

Robert Vella and Katie Paveley

Learn about supporters Katie and Robert. The places we help protect hold a special place in their lives – they got engaged at Alexander Hope Smith Nature Reserve!

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Become a Land Trust Leader and Support Conservation

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Join a special group of people dedicated to protecting Ontario’s irreplaceable wilderness.

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Thank you to all of the BluMoose Riders!

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Thank you to the 40+ participants of the first annual BluMoose Alvar Ride!

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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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Volunteers receive Freshwater Hero award!

Meagan Coughlin and Jamie Ross with Freshwater Hero award

Freshwater Future, a cross-border organization working to protect the Great Lakes, has awarded The Couchiching Conservancy the 2019 Freshwater Hero award

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every $1 donated* to The Couchiching Conservancy in June earns us a chance to win a $10,000 donation! (minimum $3 donation required)

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