Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust
To permanently protect the land and its assets in the northern watershed of the St. Lawrence River around the Thousand Islands through land acquisition and conservation easements and to promote good land management through stewardship agreements and education.
Year Founded: as Cdn Thousand Islands Heritage Conservancy (1993); as Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust (2006)
Adopted S&P*: Yes
Full-time Staff: 2
Number of Members: 56
Primary Land Types: Forest, shoreline, islands
*indicates adoption of the 2019 Canadian Land Trust Standards and Practices
CONSERVATION LAND TRUST PARTNERS:
National: Thousand Islands National Park, Nature Conservancy of Canada
Provincial: Ontario Heritage Foundation, Ontario Parks, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Regional: Counties of Leeds-Grenville, Athens, Brockville, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Gananoque, Leeds & Thousand Islands, Rideau Lakes, Upper Canada District School Board
Watershed: Cataraqui River CA, Rideau Valley CA, Charleston Lake Provincial Park, St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Local: Leeds and Grenville Stewardship Council, Charleston Lake Association, Gananoque River Waterways Association, Lower Beverly Lake Association, Thousand Islands Area Residents Association (TIARA), Thousand Islands Association, Friends of Charleston Lake, Ironwood Organics.