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King Family Bursary Winner: Peter Adams

Posted on March 31, 2022

Peter Adams is an award winning painter born in Glasgow, Scotland. Raised in Toronto, he now lives and works in Collingwood, Ontario. He has a Film degree from Queen’s University, but now focuses all of his creative energy on his visual art practice. Adams has received numerous grants from the Ontario Arts Council and was a finalist in the Salt Spring National Art Prize in 2015. More recently, he was invited to participate in Brazil’s Labverde Arts Immersion Program and was shortlisted for the 2017 Kingston Prize – Canada’s national portrait competition. Much of Peter’s work has been centred around…

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Welcome Aaron Rusak, new Protected Areas Manager

Posted on March 22, 2022

Please join us in welcoming Aaron Rusak as our new Protected Areas Manager! Aaron is taking on the extremely important jobs of managing the Land Trust’s 67 protected properties, coordinating our volunteer stewards and conservation interns, assisting with new land protection projects, and working with partners in conservation science. Before joining the Georgian Bay Land Trust, Aaron worked for over four years as the Muskoka Conservancy’s Land Stewardship Coordinator. He has also been a volunteer with Birds Canada for several years. An avid birder and naturalist, Aaron spends much of his spare time outdoors or in wetlands expanding his knowledge of different…

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Aaron and Eleanor’s Big Day

Event Date: May 21, 2022

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Virtual LandMark Speaker Series: What’s Happening to our Weather? with David Phillips

Event Date: June 16, 2022

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