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Happy Retirement Brooks!

Posted on October 21, 2021

After 12 years as our Land Protection Program Manager, Brooks Greer has retired from the Georgian Bay Land Trust. Anyone who has interacted with Brooks during his time at the Land Trust knows what an important role he played in our work and community. His genuine interest in people and enthusiasm for the Georgian Bay environment made him a natural leader of our volunteer property stewards and summer conservation interns, and a fantastic resource for land donors. Brooks was instrumental in the protection of 37 new conservation properties during his tenure, and worked hard behind the scenes at the ongoing…

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30 Years Protecting Nature

Posted on June 20, 2021

Georgian Bay is beloved for its open spaces. Water, rocks, and trees that seem to go on forever have provided generations with places to explore, reflect, and be immersed in nature. This area is environmentally significant too: it’s home to 50 species at risk including the highest diversity of reptiles and amphibians in Canada, contains more islands than any other lake in the world, and is recognized by the United Nations for its unique and important ecology. Thirty years ago, concerns were growing among Georgian Bay residents that this extraordinary environment was at risk of permanent damage. Increasing road development…

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