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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

Our AGM is coming soon…

May 29, 2015

Annual Working Around Water Symposium a Success!

April 7, 2015
As part of the Shoreline Stewardship program, Muskoka Conservancy hosted their second annual “Working Around Water” Symposium for professionals in Muskoka on Tuesday, March 31st at Nipissing University in Bracebridge. The event brought together local professionals to hear about topics related to the health of our waterways, including the economics of shorelines, shoreline biology, erosion… View Article

Start planning your spring planting!

March 26, 2015
Order your plants before May 4th, 2015. Get more information about our 2015 native plant selection here.

Gravenhurst Winter Carnival!

March 6, 2015
On the 21st of February 2015, the Muskoka Conservancy team ran the Gravenhurst Winter Carnival famous bed race! We ran bravely and well and managed to clinch 4th place. Rick Mercer stopped by for a chat and a race as well!

February 2015 Muskoka Steward Newsletter

March 2, 2015
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Tribute to Bruce Litteljohn

December 5, 2014
The Muskoka environmental movement lost a great friend and advocate this year with the passing of Bruce Litteljohn.  Bruce retired to Muskoka and his beloved Canadian Shield fifteen years ago.  It was hardly a retirement as he immediately immersed himself in the various environmental issues of the day.  In his first year he joined the… View Article

November 2014 Muskoka Steward Newsletter

November 26, 2014
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