News & Events


Remembering John Catto

Posted on February 27, 2020

We are saddened to share with the Georgian Bay community the passing of John Catto, one of the Georgian Bay Land Trust’s leading supporters over the last fifteen years. John was an incredibly kind and generous man, and the Georgian Bay Land Trust was one of the many beneficiaries of his generosity and community service over his lifetime. A lifelong naturalist, John became involved with the Land Trust in 2005 while exploring options for donating part of the land in Pointe au Baril that he shared with his wife Margaret. That property is now the beautiful and beloved West Lookout…

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The Georgian Bay Land Trust welcomes two new Conservation Easements

Posted on December 20, 2019

We’re closing 2019 on a happy note, with two new properties protected forever! Both are protected under conservation easement, meaning that the landowners retain ownership but agree never to develop or otherwise degrade the natural features of their land. Thank you so much to the two generous families who have made this protection possible.   One Bear Island One Bear Island is a small property in the Manitou area of Georgian Bay. In classic Georgian Bay fashion, it contains a variety of habitats – forest, rock barrens, and coastal wetlands – in close proximity, which support a variety of species….

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CANCELLED – LANDMARK Speaker: Dr. Pat Chow Fraser

Event Date: March 25, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we have unfortunately decided to cancel this event. We apologize for the disappointment, and will work on rescheduling the presentation once it is safe to do so.

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Walking for Wilderness

Event Date: September 26, 2020

Beausoleil Island, Honey Harbour
Saturday September 26th (rain date September 27th)

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