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News

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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New funding for species at risk work in Georgian Bay

Posted on September 19, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce that the federal government has committed $1.9 million to species at risk protection efforts in the Georgian Bay area. On September 4th, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna visited Toronto to launch the Community-Nominated Priority Places (CNPP) program, a subset of the Species Stream of Canada’s Nature Fund. Announced in 2018, the Nature Fund is a federal commitment to invest $500 million in land and species protection across Canada over five years. The CNPP program funds collaborative, community-driven projects that will improve outcomes for multiple at-risk species in priority places. Earlier this year,…

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Events

LANDMARK Speaker: Dr. Pat Chow Fraser

Event Date: March 25, 2020

Bishop Strachan School
298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto
6:30 pm cocktail reception | 7:15 pm talk

Free admission – RSVP

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