Tag Archives: Ambassador Training

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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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.

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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.

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Passport Tips and Tricks

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!

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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.

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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?

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Old Forest, New Focus

The same scheduling challenge faces our ambassador team every year as we try to find cover for all of the fantastic fun days that Orillia has to offer, so this year we have made the decision to try and do things a bit differently.

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Notes from the Field – Spring 2017

When spring comes around, so much happens in the field that we can hardly keep up with it all. “Notes from the Field” provides a snapshot of the volunteers and staff who are outside stewarding the land.

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