Land Trust Discovery Days 2017 – Register Today!

Get tickets now for the upcoming Reptile Road Show!  March 18 at the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.  Program begins at 10:00 and ends at noon. Look under our Events and Programs tab and find Discovery Days Event Registration.

Registration is now open for our Owl Prowl to be held on the evening of April 8 at 8:00pm, and also for Wild Leeks, Edibles and Spring Wildflowers at Abbey Gardens on Saturday May 6, 10:00am. 

Want to make a difference?

We are now accepting nominations for new members to join the Land Trust’s Board of Directors. We are a small but dynamic group of creative people with diverse skills and interests, who direct the Land Trust’s efforts now, and make plans for its future. If you are interested in environmental issues, conservation, research, education, marketing or fundraising, or if you have skills and experience that you believe would be of value to the Land Trust, please get in touch. Let’s talk! Come sit in on a board meeting and get to know us a little. Attendance at meetings is important, but can be managed via teleconference.

For more information, contact:
Dianne Mathes, Board Chair (, or
Dave Lawrance, Board Secretary (

Student Intern wanted for Turtle Road Mortality Mitigation project

The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has an immediate opening for a Student Intern for the Turtle Road Mortality Mitigation project! 35 hours per week at $11.25/hour for eligible students. The student will conduct field work to collect scientific observation data, and help with data analysis. Especially relevant to students in science programs, or considering entering one.

This position funded by Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible, students must:
~ be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
~ have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
~ be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,
~ be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Know a student in need of a great placement? Pass it along!

Please contact Heather at or Sonja at

For more details on the Turtle Road Mortality Mitigation project, click here.

Turtle Monitor Training, Apr. 14th

Register now to attend this free, no obligation training session. Learn more about the Turtle Project, and how “citizen scientists” like yoTurtle Times 2016-1u can help. No experience necessary. Come meet some turtles, and other project volunteers.

Read more about it by clicking the image on the right >>

Event registration is here: Turtle Monitor Training 2016

Learn about the Turtle Road Mortality Mitigation project here.

What is a Turtle Monitor? find out!

the Turtle Times

Turtle Times BannerAn update on the Turtle Road Mortality Mitigation project is now available for download in a printable PDF format. Click here to get your copy.

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