It’s relationships that make the world go round!
Volunteering is rewarding, and we like to honor our volunteers too: Meet our team! They are constructing tools and educational materials for you to steward your properties. Become a Friend of TLB and receive tips and tools to help you steward your property and community.
The Land Between has many opportunities to get involved, from planting trees, to monitoring turtles, and to pioneering research.
Here are some places that you can help!
- Turtle Teams and Turtle Monitoring: Become a Turtle Guardian and help us monitor and save turtle populations. Five levels of Guardianship exist. Visit www.turtleguardians.com
- The third annual Turtle Walk takes place in June 2020. We need your help to deliver these kid-friendly events. Call Leora for details at 705-457-1222
- Turtle feeders- we need volunteers to help feed our teaching turtles this summer at our new headquarters in Haliburton
- Outreach- we need people to spread the word about this amazing and important region- and to look for events and opportunities where we can present information and raise awareness.
- Planting hands- we have sites to restore! Any help to green up shorelines is needed and many plants to put into the ground. Contact us if you like getting your hands in the dirt.
- Adopt-a-Species: Become a species-steward and help monitor one of the over 70 species at risk in the region
- Events and Fundraising: we need support to hold galas, and for general fundraising
And we are always grateful for those who wish to submit blogs and newsletters…
We are hiring various summer positions from May to July and July to September with the possibility of extension:
- Turtle Guardian Education and Outreach Technicians– Teach people and kids how to identify turtles and about turtle biology. Represent the charity in public events and be a turtle camp counselor.
- Turtle and Species at Risk Conservation technicians – conduct field research, engage landowners in Citizen Science
- Lake Health, Shoreline Restoration Technicians– support lake associations and landowners in naturalizing shorelines and monitoring lake health
- GIS Technician– Obtain, model and analyze data related to lake health, biodiversity, and wildlife habitat
- First Nation Traditional Governance- Land Trust Coordinator (must be a member of the Aanishinabe Nation to apply)
Applications are accepted until the end of April