Tag Archives: washago

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.

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Property Monitoring Special: Who wants to be a scientist?

Who doesn’t want to be a scientist? It is one of the most intriguing jobs on earth. Nothing else has that same sense of wonder and discovery applied to it.

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A tale of two adventurers, not long from now

Weekend hikers and paddlers, your attention please.

I give you two scenarios: Sally and Sid…

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Special: When the land gets a hold on you

Sometimes a little patch of earth seeps into you until it gets a little hard to discern where it ends and you begin.
It’s funny that we don’t have a word for that feeling, though countless people have experienced it across the ages.

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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.

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Non-hibernating Mode; Nature in Winter

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a huge fan of winter. In fact, that would be putting it mildly.
Given that humans have not evolved to hibernate through winter, I must figure out a way to make it through to springtime

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Washago a powerful part of the Conservancy community

The Couchiching Conservancy draws its strength from community more than any other single power source. It is the rechargeable battery that keeps us going, and nowhere is that energy source stronger than the Washago area.

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Barn swallows: Gone in 24 hours

Executive Director, Mark Bisset, recalls his experiences with barn swallows through the years.

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An ode to a fine place at the head of the lake

What makes a city special? Follow along with ED Mark Bisset as he explains why he likes Washago so much.

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Washago blessed with the “smell of green”

That quality likely comes from the degree of forest cover we still enjoy. A 2012 report from Trees Ontario, called A Healthy Dose of Green: a prescription for a healthy population, underlines the value of that cover.

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