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Aaron and Eleanor set a new Big Day record

Posted on May 25, 2022

On Saturday, May 21st, Georgian Bay Land Trust staff Aaron Rusak and Eleanor Proctor embarked on a Big Day to fundraise for bird conservation and attempt to break the record of 127 species. (A “Big Day” is an attempt by birdwatchers to spot as many bird species as possible within a single 24-hour period in a defined geographic area. Aaron and Eleanor’s Big Day was within the District of Muskoka, which covers Georgian Bay from Port Severn to Twelve Mile Bay, most of the Muskoka Lakes, Huntsville, and Lake of Bays.) Along the way, Aaron and Eleanor stopped at several…

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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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Event Date:

Online Auction: Friday October 21st, 12 noon – Saturday October 29th, 8 pm
Virtual Celebration: Saturday October 29th, 6-6:30pm

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