Tag Archives: Tanya Clark

The value of sharing nature stories

I have a confession to make. I’m a bit jealous of David Hawke.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Dave, he acts as the eyes and ears on over 40 properties, works with volunteers to care for our land and is our Stewardship Program Manager.

Read More...

The T.C. Agnew Property: Grateful for Nature Reserves

It is hard to fathom protecting our favourite wild places all on our own. There is so much to know, so much money needed, so much expertise required. With The Couchiching Conservancy, protecting nature for future generations is possible.

Read More...

Passport to Nature: Underway for a Third Year

This is just one possibility of sightings and experiences that you could encounter when you attend a Passport to Nature event at one of the 45 properties that The Couchiching Conservancy helps to protect.

Read More...

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?

Read More...

‘Tis the season for giving back

Everywhere you look there are sparkly lights, holiday events and Christmas shoppers. I think Orillia must be one of the most generous communities around – one reason why I love living here.

Read More...

Challenge Gift: Canadian Charitable Giving Landscape

As a longtime resident of Orillia and Simcoe County, I’ve watched our community grow, change and develop over time. Some of my favourite places in town – restaurants, stores, forests and playgrounds –are still here while others have been replaced or removed entirely.

Read More...

Summer activities at the Conservancy

Get out to some of the properties we protect and attend events in support of our conservation efforts. There is a lot going on this summer!

Read More...

Find the magic in Grant’s Woods

Grant’s Woods is one of 44 properties that The Couchiching Conservancy helps to protect. It was donated by Bill Grant, who had the simple desire to protect the forest that he and his family loved.

Read More...

So Grant’s Woods is closed…now what?

While Grant’s Woods is closed, we encourage everyone to explore some of the other properties we care for. For details and directions to all of these properties listed below, visit The Couchiching Conservancy’s website and click on Properties. From there you can click on the Property names on the map.

Read More...

It’s time to share our Watermark Stories

The Watermark Project (www.watermarkproject.ca) is a way to collect and archive stories from people around the world and showcase how important water is to our lives. Read Tanya’s Watermark about her time on the Black River.

Read More...