Leckey Nature Reserve

Molly Leckey established this Conservation Easement in memory of her late husband Dr. Robert G. (Bud) Leckey, whose wish was to work with the Ontario Land Trust Alliance to arrange such an easement. The Leckeys bought the property in 1962 and spent 40 years repairing land that had been damaged by over-grazing; they planted trees and developed trails. The easement land includes rolling hills, wetlands, woodlands and a drumlin on the eastern tip of the Oak Ridges Moraine.

LOCATION Northumberland County
MUNICIPALITY Township of Cramahe
LATITUDE & LOGITUDE 44.137249353970304, -77.93089592465549
NEAREST TOWN Morganston
DESCRIPTION Cramahe Township, Part of Lots 28 & 29, Concession 9
ROLL NUMBER  
TOTAL PROPERTY SIZE 177 acres
LAND CLASSIFICATION  
HISTORY The Baseline Documentation was completed in November after extensive research on the property during the summer.

A celebration for Mrs Leckey’s friends was held on the property in October and more than 30 people went for walks, guided by the Leckey family, on the extensive network of well-maintained trails.
ACQUISITION DATE Oct. 2008
ECOLOGICAL GIFT NUMBER  

Molly Leckey has dedicated this Conservation Easement to her late husband Bud.

The Northumberland Land Trust gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Land Trust Assistance Program – an Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources initiative that assists land trusts with land securement costs to help conserve Ontario’s biodiversity.

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