Conservation Information for Georgian Bay Landowners

Land Protection Options

Thank you for considering conservation for your Georgian Bay property! The Georgian Bay Land Trust offers you multiple ways to protect wilderness lands.

Our land trust has been protecting wild places for 30 years through partnerships with landowners. If you are a coastal or inland landowner anywhere from Port Severn to Blind River (south of Sault St. Marie) and interested in conserving all or part of your land please contact us using the form below, or at or (416) 440-1519.

The table below summarizes ways you can conserve nature and the benefits that accrue.


The Land Protection Process

There are several steps involved in creating a permanent conservation reserve on your Georgian Bay property. The Georgian Bay Land Trust will guide you through these steps and work to make the process as simple as possible. Please click below for an overview of how the process will unfold.


Webinars: Conservation Tools for Protecting Georgian Bay

Do you own undeveloped property on Georgian Bay that you would like to keep in its natural state forever? Are you concerned about the financial realities of passing on land to the next generation? Learn more about the options available to you through conservation with this webinar series.

Part 1: Conservation Easements and Succession Planning
This seminar leads you through the details of a Conservation Easement, and how it can allow you to retain ownership of your land, protect nature, and save taxes.
Watch here

Part 2: Reducing Taxes through Conservation
This webinar builds on Part 1 to provide more detail on the tax advantages of conserving the habitats and biodiversity on your undeveloped lands.
Watch here


Landowner contact form

  • Please complete this form if you wish to be contacted by a GBLT staff member to discuss conservation options for your property. All information entered here will remain confidential.

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