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News

Protecting Algonquin Wolf Habitat: McGregor Bay – La Cloche Mountains

Posted on September 12, 2017

The Georgian Bay Land Trust is delighted to welcome McGregor Bay – La Cloche Mountains as our newest and second most northern protected property. Located just west of Killarney Provincial Park, the property consists of a larger mainland portion and a small island, both containing high quality habitat for eight confirmed at-risk species, including Bald Eagle, Monarch Butterfly, and Northern Map Turtle. We were particularly excited to discover fresh Algonquin Wolf prints on a visit to the property this past August, a rare species sighting on the Bay. The largely undeveloped nature of the Killarney area makes it one of the few places…

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Introducing Cognashene’s Portage Island Reserve

Posted on July 20, 2017

Cognashene’s turtles, fish, birds and more have a permanent place to call home at the newly protected Portage Island Reserve. Donated to the Georgian Bay Land Trust by Rob and Val Thompson, this 5 acre property contains a variety of key habitats for local species. A long shoreline on a sheltered bay means this property is home to high quality wetlands where at-risk species like the Northern Map Turtle thrive. Mixed deciduous and coniferous forest and shrubbed rock barrens round out the property, allowing many species to easily travel between the different habitat types they need throughout their life cycle….

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Events

Bayscapes Bash + Auction

Event Date: November 24, 2017

Bayscapes Bash + Auction

Friday November 24th, 2017, 7-11 pm
Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie St., Toronto

Tickets: $70 in advance, $80 at the door, $40 under 40

More details coming soon!

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