Join The Quetico Foundation for our Annual Canoe (&Hike) Day at Cootes Paradise Sanctuary

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Paddle Ahead: Double the Impact of your Donation Today!

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Join our race! Every stroke you take will be matched dollar for dollar by a most generous family Foundation – IF and ONLY IF we sprint to our destination by June 30, 2017!

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Update! 19/5/2017 We’ve reached $14,000!

We have 42 days to raise $11,000.

HELP US CLOSE THE GAP by JUNE 30, 2017!

Double the impact of your support of the preservation of Quetico Park and the important youth focused education and research programs that the Foundation supports.

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Click here to go to the Quetico Foundation on Canada Helps to make your gift today!

Thank you for your support.

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By |April 6th, 2017|Action, Foundation News, Fundraising|Comments Off on Paddle Ahead: Double the Impact of your Donation Today!

Join our partner the Quetico Foundation-US in their Inaugural Celebration on April 28, 2017

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Save the date! Quetico Foundation’s canoe day is May 13th!

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Interested in working for The Quetico Foundation this summer?

 

JOB POSTING – 2017 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH PROGRAM

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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!

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Quetico Foundation’s Annual Art Show – Shapes and Sizes – Nov 3 2016

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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. 

Click here to buy tickets and claim your spot at this year’s amazing art evening

By |October 18th, 2016|Events, Foundation News, Fundraising|Comments Off on Quetico Foundation’s Annual Art Show – Shapes and Sizes – Nov 3 2016

Biology Intern Team and Student Summer Research Program 2016 Photo Blog

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:

Group photo! Summer Student Research Group and Biology Interns, Credit: Hannah KoslowskyKiara paddling Sturgeon Lake. Credit: Hannah KoslowskyLoons in the rain on Fern Lake.Western painted turtles in Stanton Bay.Dragonflies emerging.Catching frogs to swab for diseaseFound a central newt to swabTy found a baby snapping turtle on Basswood LakeGreat snapping turtle close up. Snapping turtle populations are declining in Ontario. Snapping turtles are a species at risk.Ty and western painted turtle or "Hey, photograph me with this great student from the Student Summer Research Program team"Start of Trip 3 to collect songbird metersHannah organizing the traps for the next lakeBrigitte with the first rusty crayfishStorm blowing in with rainbow, Pickerel NarrowsRiver otter in creek off Fern LakeGroup shot at our first campsite on BasswoodJuvenile Bald Eagle in Stanton BayBald eagle hanging out. Bald eagle populations are recovering from being decimated and nearly wiped-out in the 1960's and 1970's but remain listed as a species at risk in Ontario.Brigitte checking out the beautiful wilderness at Pickerel Lakea white admiral butterfly visits the canoeistsgreat blue heronenjoying a Quetico sunsetA fantastic group photo, Summer Student Research Group and Biology Interns, Credit: Hannah Koslowsky

Learn more about Quetico Foundation’s awesome, insightful and well-acclaimed programs here: http://queticofoundation.org/what-we-do/programs/ and http://queticofoundation.org/what-we-do/science/

All photos provided by Hannah Koslowsky on behalf of Quetico Foundation’s Student Summer Research Team and Biology Interns

By |September 16th, 2016|Foundation News, Jobs|Comments Off on Biology Intern Team and Student Summer Research Program 2016 Photo Blog

Join in our celebration of wilderness up in Quetico! _Atikokan Progress promo Aug 2 2016_

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Quetico Foundation Canoe Day on Big Creek Benefits Student Summer Research Program

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Thirty canoeists attended Quetico Foundation’s Canoe Day. We canoed along the Big Creek valley through the Carolinian forest with its verdant trillium carpet and flowering trees, past rolling landscapes with streams and wetlands that feed the headwaters of the Big Creek National Wildlife Area.

Many genuine thanks to each canoeist and everyone for your support of the Quetico Foundation’s Student Summer Research Program on our paddle along Big Creek, Saturday May 7, 2016. As well as for good, wholesome and fun conversations and great canoeing among a great group.

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