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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.


Get a jump on spring with these Volunteer Opportunities

What better way to get back outside than to give time in support of conservation efforts? Learn about these great volunteer activities.


Invasive Plant Species Targeted

For several years many volunteers have assisted the Couchiching Conservancy in the battle to control the spread of invasive plant species.
The two species that are most often dealt with are garlic mustard and dog-strangling vine, both of which are true threats to the well-being and biodiversity of several of our properties. Unfortunately, there are other species which are also making steady progress in establishing themselves in the area, such as Japanese knotweed and phragmites reed.