WELCOME to The Kensington Conservancy
Close your eyes and envision a northern Ontario landscape. Water, quiet with the ripples of a local loon passing by, sun sequins sparkling off the dripping dew, trees towering overhead like loving protective grandparents watching over young children. What an amazing scene. But, how many of these landscapes are left? What can be done to protect these places from the many threats that can permanently alter ecologically sensitive areas? Threats of intensive and inappropriate development, exotic species infestations, and toxic water pollutants are very real.
The Kensington Conservancy is a land trust that works to protect lands and waters by purchasing property, accepting donations of land, and through voluntary conservation agreements. These protection methods are all aimed at protecting our precious landscape in perpetuity.
The Kensington Conservancy also believes that conservation and preservation can also be achieved through the good stewardship practices of all property owners. We work with local landowners, farmers, governments, schools and other organizations to develop programs that will promote greener and less intensive development, best land and water management practices, invasive species control, and low impact recreational activities.
Our membership includes residents of Canada and the United States who represent various interests including permanent and seasonal residents, government, business, and the scientific and academic communities.
As one of North America’s few binational land trusts, The Kensington Conservancy is a registered charity in both Canada and the United States. .» read more
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