Quetico Foundation’s 2016 Meeting & Celebration of the Season – Thanking and awarding Peter Dalglish
At Quetico Foundation’s 2016 Meeting & Celebration of the Season in December, we took the opportunity to thank Peter Dalglish for his significant contribution to the Foundation over the past 25 years – and presented him with a Quetico Foundation commemorative paddle made by XY Paddles. Thank you Peter!
From the Quetico Foundation to you. We wish you, your friends, family and loved ones a happy festive season!
Looking back on the year, we’ve achieved a whole lot! We sure are appreciative of the work we’ve done and the friends we’ve got!
We’re thinking of the outdoors in this time of snow, you can be sure there’s a place we wish to go, all our hearts beat for our loved Quetico!
Thank you so much for this year and there’s always the next! From all your friends at the Quetico Foundation we wish you the best!
Dear Canadian Audience,
The Quetico Foundation helps protect wilderness, conducts biology research, supports artists and helps connect young leaders to appreciate wilderness experiences in the majestic Quetico Wilderness-Class Provincial Park. Please give generously on Nov. 29, Giving Tuesday, please donate and help support our programs and help the Quetico Foundation: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-quetico-foundation/
Thursday November 3rd from 5:00-10:00 pm, The Quetico Foundation is once again partnering with the Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund (TSCBF) for the annual Art Show to be held at the Storys Building, 11 Duncan Street near the corner of King and Duncan!
This year’s show ‘Shapes and Sizes’ will be profiling approximately 150 works inspired by the province’s great outdoor spaces, landscapes, cities and towns, including featured artists –Steve McDonald, David Marshak, and Elzbieta Krawecka.
Our art collection from our Artists in Residence will be in the show!
Please come out, have fun, buy and see great art and get together with colleagues and friends with food, drink, appetizers and a great evening that is widely appreciated, helps young minds and young leaders, helps protection and appreciation of our wilderness and helps gives young people the chance to go to camp and experience Ontario’s great outdoors.
This summer, throughout May, June, July and August, Quetico Foundation’s Student Summer Research Program team and our biology intern team studied invasive species, monitored songbirds, studied blister-resistant white pines, as well as ecosystem and aquatic ecology monitoring! This year marks the 20th anniversary of our Student Summer Research Program and the 10th anniversary of the Biology Intern program!
The students had a great time, discovered and studied quite a few species and had the chance to study and explore a diversity of habitats in Quetico’s wilderness.
Check out this photo blog:
All photos provided by Hannah Koslowsky on behalf of Quetico Foundation’s Student Summer Research Team and Biology Interns
The Ridley Wilderness Youth Program team had an outstanding time in Quetico. The Ridley Wilderness Youth Program (RWYP) is one of Quetico Foundation‘s proudest partnerships with Trinity Theatre and some of Toronto’s young leaders. This year marks the 10th Anniversary and the RWYP team headed out into the wilderness of Quetico Provincial Park, August 4th-12th, to gain leadership skills, wilderness skills, canoe trip experience, sustainable values, team values, personal reflections, life lessons, meet up and learn about ecosystem monitoring and ecology from the Student Summer Research Program and to enjoy backcountry camping and canoeing along waterfalls, the beautiful landscape, old growth forest, shoreline, portages, wilderness, sunset mirrored lakes and pristine waters of Quetico.
This set of 24 photos shows the 2016 RWYP team having a great time in Quetico. Credit: Torie Gervais on behalf of the 2016 Ridley Wilderness Youth Program.