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Here is your reminder of the upcoming Annual General Meeting.

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Protecting nature for future generations
Join us for the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 2
We hope to see you on Saturday, March 2 at Hawk Ridge Golf & Country Club in Orillia from 3pm - 5pm, as we share conservation news from the year, stewardship and volunteer efforts, and plans for the future.

All are welcome. Members have voting rights at the meeting.

Location : 1151 Hurlwood Ln, Severn, ON L3V 0Y6

2:00pm - doors open
3:00pm - meeting commences
5:00pm - completion of meeting
Social time until 6:00pm

Pictured : Big skies of Turnbull Ranch in Carden.
Detailed agenda of the meeting, Audited Financial Statements, the 2018 Annual Report (updated), Board of Director Biographies (updated) and last year's Annual General meeting minutes have been posted on our website.
Guest Speaker: Janet Sumner

We are very pleased to announce our guest speaker! Jane t has more than 25 years’ experience as an environmentalist. She has been the Executive Director of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Wildlands League since 2003. In 2017, Janet was appointed co-chair of the National Advisory Panel (NAP) with a mandate to provide recommendations on how Canada can meet the Aichi Target 11, protecting 17% terrestrial lands and inland waters in Canada by 2020.

Janet is an expert negotiator, strategist and communicator with considerable policy reform experience. Janet believes the two greatest environmental challenges of our time are climate change and biodiversity loss. The solutions to both include protecting nature and addressing our land use footprint.
Skip the line at the Meeting!

Renew your support and membership in advance of the meeting. For $30 or $50, you can take a direct role in protecting natural places in our region. Membership is valid for the calendar year.

Want an even easier option? Consider monthly giving - set it up once, and your support powers conservation work all year long. Please visit our website to sign up or reach out to Tanya Clark at the office to discuss (tanya@couchconservancy.ca or 705-326-1620).
Legacy Landscapes

The catalogue will be available at the Annual General Meeting. A reflective collection of the artwork, Nature Reserve information and more. A wonderful way to take a piece of the exhibit home with you!

The 120-page book will be $30 each (tax included).

After the meeting, they will be available for sale at the Conservancy's office.
Phone: 705-326-1620
Mail: Box 704, Orillia, ON L3V 6K7
Office: 1485 Division Rd W, Orillia, ON L3V 6H2
Posting photos of the Nature Reserves? We would love to see them! Connect with us on your favourite social media account.

Thanks for tagging us on Instagram @mxmorus. They took this photo at Grant's Woods in Orillia, ON.