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Research Bursary Opportunity in Huntsville

February 6, 2013
The Town of Huntsville is proud to announce that it has continued funding for two bursaries for students in the field of environmental and/or health research. Each bursary is in the amount of $1250.00. Preference will be given to applications which link to the Town of Huntsville’s Unity Plan. Detailed information is attached, and can… View Article

The Land Between on TVO March 26th

February 6, 2013
The Muskoka Conservancy is excited to announce the TVO presentation of “The Land Between” on March 26th. The documentary by the Ontario Visual Heritage Project highlights the history and ecology of the stretch of land from Georgian Bay to Kingston, known as “The Land Between”. This area includes stretches of southern Muskoka, and one of… View Article

Muskoka Conservancy launches into new year

January 16, 2013
Courtesy of CottageCountryNow/Metroland Media By Alison Brownlee MUSKOKA – Same heritage and natural environment to protect, new name. The Muskoka Heritage Foundation and Muskoka Heritage Trust merged on Jan. 1, 2013, to form the Muskoka Conservancy. But executive director Kristie Virgoe said the organization would continue its role of natural heritage protection, built heritage protection… View Article

2013 Event Dates

January 7, 2013
We have lots of great events coming up in 2013: Native Plant Sale – May 11th Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony – June 8th Summer Cottage Tour – July 19th Golf Classic – August 19th

Turner Island Protected Forever

November 15, 2012
Through a conservation easement with the Muskoka Conservancy, Mary Gilmour has protected Turner Island on Lake Muskoka in perpetuity. Recognized in 1995 by the Muskoka Heritage Foundation for her stewardship of, and natural care for, the 16-acre island, Gilmour decided to take the additional step to ensure her ethic of care remains beyond her years…. View Article