Land Trust boosts its presence with Trillium Fund grant

Campaign has led to an increase in volunteer requests, successful grant applications, and an increase in donations. Northumberland News April 8, 2024 The head of the Northumberland Land Trust (NLT) says it was able to use a Trillium Foundation grant to bring more attention to its efforts and to boost fundraising toward its land preservation cause. “With the OTF grant, the Northumberland [...]

By |2024-04-16T00:17:17+00:00April 16, 2024|News|0 Comments

$5 Million Dollar Green Corridor Capital Campaign raises 40 percent of goal in less than a year

Northumberland Land Trust is turning the county green, thanks to our generous donors. Two more beautiful properties are in the process of becoming nature reserves this year. We are raising the money to look after these properties, as well as several more that will be added in the near future. At NLT we know that now is the time to protect critical [...]

By |2024-04-15T23:55:17+00:00April 12, 2024|News|0 Comments

Support the NLT Birding Marathon this May

Spring is here, and so are the birds! This May, sixteen expert birders will visit all of our nature reserves to try to find as many species of birds as they can in a 24 hour period. It's a marathon! Last year our birders set a record, finding a total of 151 species across 13 nature reserves, [...]

By |2024-04-12T23:53:38+00:00April 10, 2024|Events, News|0 Comments

Enter the NLT Photo Contest

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! Do you love taking photos of nature? Submit your photos taken across Northumberland County for a chance to be featured in Northumberland Land Trusts (NLT’s) new 2025 Calendar! Photos can be of landscapes, plants, and animals at one of our nature reserves or across Northumberland County! If your picture is selected you will be featured in our 2025 calendar [...]

By |2024-04-11T14:55:17+00:00April 8, 2024|Events, News|0 Comments

Smoke signals subscribed burns in Northumberland County

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Smoke signals prescribed burns in Northumberland County Two Northumberland Land Trust nature reserves will be set on fire this April April 1st, 2024 – Cobourg, ON – The Northumberland Land Trust (NLT) will start two prescribed burns at its Pelton Nature Reserve, and Leckey Nature Reserve.  Prescribed burns are essential to restoring and revitalizing native prairie and [...]

By |2024-04-15T23:57:13+00:00April 1, 2024|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

McColl Nature Reserve gets TLC from volunteers

On the sunny crisp morning of March 30 a fabulous group of volunteers took to the woods at McColl Nature Reserve in Codrington to clear trails and battle invasive plant species.    A large group like this can accomplish great things, and makes the work more fun.   NLT is always looking for more volunteers to help us look after our nature reserves. Please [...]

By |2024-04-15T23:58:05+00:00March 30, 2024|News|0 Comments

de Lint Nature Nature reserve protects 100 acres of biodiverse habitat

MEDIA RELEASE   Northumberland Land Trust acquires 100 acres to create new reserve  de Lint donation creates the 14th property under the land trust’s care  Cobourg, ON, February 2, 2024 – The Northumberland Land Trust (NLT) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 100 acres of land just south of the town of Campbellford.  The property is located within the [...]

By |2024-02-14T22:22:01+00:00February 14, 2024|News|0 Comments

Our 2024 Event Schedule is here

We are pleased to announce our 2024 schedule of events, where we will explore our nature reserves and enjoy their diversity, while also having a sneak peek at future nature reserves. Please preregister for all events by email: info@nltrust.ca.       See you there! Feb. 3: Winter Tracks and Signs at Wilkinson, 10:00 am May 4: Kennedy forest walk (future NLT reserve),  9:00 [...]

By |2024-04-13T00:07:41+00:00January 23, 2024|News|0 Comments

2023 Matching gift campaign exceeds $40,000 goal – thank you!

Northumberland Land Trust heads into 2024 with a sense of gratitude for the generosity of our donors who gave a grand total of  $41,825 during our matching gift campaign.  With the funds raised we will be able to protect and look after more natural spaces in Northumberland County, forever.   With a growing number of nature reserves in our care, and more properties in [...]

By |2024-01-03T00:38:09+00:00January 3, 2024|News|0 Comments
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