Good News! Ontario Land Trust Alliance 2018 Federal Budget Media Release

Click on this link to learn how the February 2018 Federal Budget will support Land Trusts and conservation efforts across Canada!

OLTA Federal budget Media Release

Your Land, Your Land Trust

The HHLT is working hard to protect land in Haliburton County for generations to come! Get to know us: make a donation, volunteer to monitor one of our properties, or just spread the word about the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust!

Dahl Forest Bioblitz Summary November 2017

Dahl Forest 2017 Bioblitz Summary Available!

Use the link below to view the  Dahl Forest Bioblitz Summary.  You will be amazed at the data gathered during this 24 hour event!

BioBlitzSummary 

Bats Project

Our new research project on BATS has begun! We are hoping everyone will “Go to Bat for the Bats”.  You can help by reporting bat sightings and by attending our workshops on bats.  The Eastern Small-footed Myotis, Little Brown Myotis and Northern Myotis are now listed as ENDANGERED.    Click on the link for further information. Report sightings to pheaven@glenside-eco.ca

Wanted Bat Sightings Poster

Tee Up for the Trust 2017

 Join us for our Haliburton Highlands Land Trust Golf Tournament – Thursday July 27th, 2017 – at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre. 

Sign up your foursome today! The Early Bird rate, by June 30, is $135. (after June 30, $150) This includes 18 holes of golf, a light lunch, dinner, and prizes! Take part in auctions and draws, and enjoy a fun day with friends!

For more information, or to register,

Land Trust Discovery Days 2017 – Register Today!

 

Our Owl Prowl event is at capacity.  The weather forecast looks fantastic!  It should be a great evening for everyone who has preregistered to learn about owls?   Our experienced leader Pauline Plooard will guide us in our quest to hear owls!  Admission by donation…Please be generous so that we can continue to bring you these great adventures!

 Look under our Events and Programs tab and find Discovery Days Event Registration for details.    

Our next event is titled Wild Leeks, Edibles and Spring Wildflowers.  This popular event will be held at Abbey Gardens on Saturday May 6, beginning at 10:00am.  Please register online so we can be sure to plan for enough soup for everyone. Admission $5.

Wild About Nature Golf Tournament!

Tee up for the Trust!

Join us for our Haliburton Highlands Land Trust Golf Tournament – Thursday July 27th, 2017 – at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre.

Sign up your foursome today! The Early Bird rate, by June 30, is $135. (after June 30 $150) This includes 18 holes of golf, a light lunch, dinner, and prizes! Take part in auctions and draws, and enjoy a fun day with friends!

For more information, or to register,

 

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 (chair@haliburtonlandtrust.ca), or
Dave Lawrance, Board Secretary (dave.lawrance@bell.net).

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 admin@haliburtonlandtrust.ca or Sonja at sonja.ulinks@bellnet.ca

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!