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Share Your Love of Nature on Giving Tuesday

How do you protect nature?

Your passion for wild spaces makes our work possible. It’s only when people take action, talk about critical issues and work together that we can be successful.

On Giving Tuesday, we’ve put together some resources for you. The giving season is all about sharing, so we want to help you share your love of nature too! We hope that you feel incredibly proud of the role that you play in protecting nature. We want you to boast about your passion – If you commit to talking to just one friend or family member, imagine what an impact that could make.

Quick Facts about The Couchiching Conservancy:

  • Formed in 1993
  • Works in partnership with other environmental organizations such as The Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ontario Park, Ontario Heritage Trust and Ontario Land Trust Alliance
  • Helps to protect over 12,000 acres of land throughout the Simcoe and Carden areas
  • Acquires land through donations, acquisitions and conservation easements
  • Works on the Carden Alvar, Oro Moraine and the Land Between
  • On-going care and stewardship of over 40 properties is a large part of our work
  • We do a number of projects in the field such as water quality monitoring and private stewardship
  • Volunteers make a huge difference – property teams, ambassadors and office support all help us to care for these special lands
  • Small staff of four full-time staff, one part-time and some contractors
  • An average of 80% of funds are used for stewardship, acquisition and projects in the field
  • Supported by the community – members, monthly givers and annual support from people who love nature
  • Partnerships with local businesses and foundations supports special projects and programs
  • Have won a number of awards such as the Conservation Group Award

So, now you’ve got a strong base of info about The Couchiching Conservancy – make sure to talk about why YOU value this work. Why did you first get involved? What keeps you coming back each year to events? What is your favourite property/area?

 

Next you have two options to share how you protect nature with us:

If you have Facebook,  visit our Facebook page and all of these images are posted there. Just pick the one that applies to you, and share with your friends!

Or, you can click on the images below and save them to your computer (click the image, right click and Save As). You can send your picture to friends, share on Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr…whatever you like!

I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a supporter I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a PartnerI protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a Member I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a Monthly Giver

I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a volunteer I am a Founder

I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a Donor I protect nature with The Couchiching Conservancy as a volunteer and supporter

Happy Giving Tuesday!

Need some other information? See our Frequently Asked Questions page or About Us page. Otherwise, feel free to give us a call at the office – 705-326-1620.