’50 in 50′ Series: Outdoor Education at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area (1978)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! In July 1978, Lower Trent Conservation was presented with a… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Outdoor Education at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area (1978)

’50 in 50′ Series: Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area – In the Heart of Northumberland Hills (1975)

Lower Trent Conservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone occasion, we have released our ’50 in 50′ historical blog series. This special series features 50 articles highlighting some of the achievements, milestones and events of the past 50 years. We hope you enjoy them! A Wildlife Sanctuary was officially opened in June of 1975… Read More ’50 in 50′ Series: Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area – In the Heart of Northumberland Hills (1975)

Summer Student Reflections

Lower Trent Conservation’s operations this summer were bolstered with the arrival of six summer students thanks to federal and provincial employment programs. Acquiring summer students is a tradition lasting decades for the organization, as it is a genuine opportunity for both parties to grow. Students have the ability to work under professionals in there aspiring fields, as well… Read More Summer Student Reflections

Hickory Tussock Moth – AKA the black and white caterpillar

It’ been a big year for the Hickory Tussock Moth caterpillar. Higher-than-usual numbers of the fluffy white larvae with black markings have gained notoriety this summer as they have frequently been spotted in parks, yards and other naturalized areas. The Hickory Tussock Moth is a species of Tiger moth that is native to Ontario. Larvae… Read More Hickory Tussock Moth – AKA the black and white caterpillar