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To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure
is the most perfect refreshment. ~ Jane Austen


Fundraising Dinner at Grant's Woods 


Join us on at the Grant's Woods Conservation Centre for an evening of live music, outdoor dinner and a pie auction - all while surrounded by nature.  


September 12, 2013

Dinner at 6:00pm

Arrive early and take a walk in the woods

Doors open at 4:30pm 


Performance by Alex the Folk Band.


Pie Auction Extravaganza - Good pie by good people for a good cause


NOTE: Parking is available at ODAS park, 4500 Fairgrounds Rd. There will be a shuttle running every 15 minutes between ODAS Park and the Conservancy. The shuttle runs from 4:30pm until 9:30pm. Please contact the office if you require any special assistance. 


Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at:

  • The Conservancy office, 1485 Division Rd West
  • The Bird House Nature Company in Orillia, 108 Mississaga St E
  • Online through Brown Paper Tickets (NOTE: there is a small additional cost for online tickets)
Learn more about this event on our website. 


We will need volunteers to help make this event a success. Please contact Tanya Clark if you are interested ( or 705.326.1620) 


Nature in the Neighbourhood

Program in full bloom


This program was established three years ago to take nature education directly into schools in our area. By the end of this school year, we have now reached over 2,000 students.


Read more about the program here


Margo Holt

Margo Holt  March 7, 1944 to July 28, 2013  


Members of the Couchiching Conservancy will be sad to learn that Margo Holt died on Sunday July 28th after a number of very challenging and difficult months of illness.  Margo will be greatly missed by her friends and the naturalist community.   


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You could win prizes valued up to $50 when you enter into our photo contest. The categories are: Flora, Fauna, Birds, Reptiles/Amphibians and Landscape.

Photo: Submitted by Sue.

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