From The Couchiching Conservancy
March 2013

11,000 Acres Protected


Columbine L Pady    

...and counting!

Campaign update

The fundraising campaign to cover the cost of adding the Thomas C. Agnew Nature Reserve to our list.  To find out how you can be a part of a greener future.  
Night Out
For Nature
Carden Challenge team 2012 
Wednesday, March 20th
Dinner sittings at
5:30pm or 7:30pm
Brewery Bay Orillia
A great opportunity to enjoy a four course dinner with friends while supporting our conservation efforts.

  One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.

~Aldo Leopold


Have you renewed your membership?

We will be sending out renewal notices later this month...have you renewed?


Your membership helps the Conservancy to continue our work and also shows funders that we have a solid base of support from the community.


In the last newsletter, you learned about some changes that we are making to the membership. These changes simplify our membership and ensures that we comply to changes to Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act.


You can download the renewal form through our website.


Grant's Woods farm Video: The Story of Grant's Woods

Every property has an interesting story to tell...about the people that enjoy it, the wildlife and plants that live there and how it came to be under the Conservancy's protection. In this video, we tell the story of Grant's Woods. You can view the video  here. Enjoy!


Record numbers attend our AGMAnnual General Meeting draws
record crowd!

More than 150 people joined us...Thank you to those that attended! Click here to read a summary of the AGM. There were also lots of photos taken! You can see the photos here.

Garlic Mustard PullingContinuing the battle against
invasive species!

For several years many volunteers have assisted the Couchiching Conservancy in the battle to control the spread of invasive plant species. Click here to learn more about some species that we are battling.



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Contact Info
Gayle Carlyle, Couchiching Conservancy. 705-326-1620