Kawartha Land Trust 


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MISSION STATEMENT
The Kawartha Land Trust works with landowners and partners to conserve the natural environment and cultural heritage in the Kawartha region. We help to increase stewardship and foster better decision-making to sustain our natural environment and to leave a legacy for future generations.  We do this through protecting ecologically significant land through acquisition or conservation easements; raising awareness among land-owners, decision-makers and the larger community of the ecological, social and economic benefits and opportunities of land conservation; providing opportunities for individual involvement in stewardship through volunteer activities; working and collaborating with a broad range of partners including the private sector, community groups, individuals and all levels of government; advocating for a sustainable natural environment and protection of cultural heritage now and into the future.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Address: 1545 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, ON, K9J 5N3
Phone: 705-743-5599
E-mail: info@kawarthalandtrust.org
Website: http://www.kawarthalandtrust.org

DEMOGRAPHICS
Year Founded: 2001
Adopted S&P*: Yes
Full-time Staff: 3.5
Number of Members: 7
Primary Land Types: Forests, Wetlands
*indicates adoption of the 2005 Canadian Land Trust Standards and Practices

CONSERVATION LAND TRUST PARTNERS:
Province-Wide: Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Ontario Heritage  Trust, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional: Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust, The Couchiching Conservancy, Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, Kawartha Region and Otonabee Region Conservation Authorities
Watershed: Trent-Severn Waterway
Local: Kawartha and Peterborough Field Naturalists, Community Foundation of  Greater Peterborough, numerous cottage associations,  municipalities, and  businesses

ACRES CONSERVED
Province Total Owned Under Easement Other
Ontario 3,952 1,267 485  2,200