Muskoka Steward – Spring 2017

May 5, 2017
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Muskoka Steward – Winter 2017

February 23, 2017
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Michael Foster Photo Contest 2017

February 23, 2017

Giving Tuesday a HUGE success!

February 23, 2017
THANK YOU! Today is “Thank You Thursday” and we have a LOT to be thankful for! WOW – we are so thrilled with the generosity and support Muskoka Conservancy received earlier this week on Giving Tuesday. In one day alone, we raised $5195 through the online campaign – well above our target of $2000. With… View Article

Muskoka Steward – Fall 2016

February 23, 2017

Muskoka Steward – Special Edition, September 2016

September 14, 2016
       

Artists donate work to help protect nature

September 9, 2016
Thanks to the generosity of some of Muskoka’s most recognized artists, Muskoka on the Edge 2016 was a huge success that will ensure Muskoka Conservancy can keep protecting space for nature in Muskoka. Susan Tremaine’s beautiful canvas Seven Pines at Sunset, Chris Cape’s sculpture Barred Owl, Pat Fairhead’s canvas Water#2, and Wendy Moses’ chair titled Sitting in the Garden were among the artworks… View Article

Ken Black: community leader and conservationist

August 29, 2016
Ken Black served as President of Muskoka Heritage Foundation from 2001 to 2004 and was the founder of Muskoka Watershed Council. Muskoka Conservancy will miss Ken’s kind friendship, wisdom, and straight talk. Our love and thoughts are with Beth and Ken’s family.   In 2015, Ken received The Wayland Drew Natural Heritage Award, which presented… View Article

Muskoka Steward – Summer 2016

August 2, 2016

Muskoka Steward – Spring 2016

May 5, 2016

Earth Day Cleanup at the Upjohn Nature Reserve

May 5, 2016
In honour of Earth Day on April 22nd, a Youth Group from the Wellington Street Pentecostal Church in Bracebridge contacted us looking to help out and get their hands dirty! The Upjohn Nature Reserve has been in need of a roadside cleanup for the last few years, and we thought this would be a perfect… View Article

What a bunch of LOONS!

February 23, 2016
Muskoka Conservancy wins “Most Outrageous Team” award at the 2016 Gravenhurst Winter Carnival Bed Races! On Saturday, February 20th, Muskoka Conservancy volunteers competed in the annual bed race competition during the Gravenhurst Winter Carnival. Our nature-themed bed, designed this year as a Common Loon, had custom knit loon hats on our runners, and a baby… View Article

Muskoka Steward – Winter 2016

February 2, 2016

Your impact has been doubled on GivingTuesday!

December 8, 2015
Thank you to all the supporters who generously donated to our Legacy Fund on GivingTuesday! We are very happy to say that this year, we’ve reached more than our goal to increase the Legacy Fund by $1,000. We surpassed our goal and raised $1,900! Thanks to a generous donor who matched every dollar above $500,… View Article

Muskoka Steward – Fall 2015

November 17, 2015

Starting the fall season with great community support

October 8, 2015
Last Saturday, Muskoka Conservancy was invited to a special event: the Harvest Ale Launch Party at the Muskoka Brewery. Live music, entertainment, BBQ… the brewery hosted a great party right on the production floor! While guests were enjoying beers and tasty food, we received a very generous donation of $1000 to support restoration expanses on… View Article

Muskoka Steward – Summer 2015

August 12, 2015
 

Join us to hang detective traps for the invasive Emerald Ash Borer

July 17, 2015
On Monday, July 20th (9 am) in front of the Visitor Information Centre (Bird’s Mill) in Bracebridge, the Muskoka Conservancy, along with BioForest Technologies, will install a trap for detection of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).    Mayor Graydon Smith will be present on behalf of Bracebridge. Significant outbreaks of the metallic green EAB are… View Article

Do you have questions about your trees?

June 25, 2015
Muskoka Conservancy is offering a new stewardship program to empower landowners to support the health of the forest ecosystem in Muskoka.  This is a two year project in collaboration with Westwind Forest Stewardship, and is funded for the next year by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The program, which launched in March 2014, is creating community-wide… View Article

Muskoka Conservancy 2015 AGM

June 12, 2015
Our 2015 AGM gathered more than 80 people at the Nipissing University Campus on June 6th. We are very grateful to all the members and participants who joined us on that day. A huge THANK YOU to David Phillips who was our keynote speaker, his presentation “What’s up with the weather? Tomorrow’s forecast: warm, wet and wild!”… View Article