The rare review – Fall 2017

Why we brake for turtles, the value of citizen science, new research at rare, and so much more – check out the latest edition of our newsletter, the 2017 Fall rare review. The printed version also came with a couple of inserts – check out our info sheet on Planned Giving and events calendar at rare, and […]

Walk & Run for rare

Turn the Map Green one step at a time! The 2017 Walk & Run for rare will be held on Sunday, September 24! This year we are walking and running to raise funds and awareness for our Turn the Map Green campaign. Whether you’re looking for a corporate team building experience, a group outing or just an opportunity to get outside […]

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Help us with our ecological restoration efforts

Summer 2017 opportunities

The rare review – Spring 2017

Award-winning author Jane Urquhart talks landscape and identity, the buzz about honey bees, BioBlitz Canada150 registration opens, and so much more – check out the latest edition of our newsletter, the 2017 Spring rare review. The printed version also came with a couple of inserts – check out our info sheet on Planned Giving and […]

News Release: The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation invests in regional land trust and environmental institute with the creation of a pollinator conservatory

The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation invests in regional land trust and environmental institute with the creation of a pollinator conservatory (Cambridge/North Dumfries March 6, 2017): The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation and the rare Charitable Research Reserve are taking steps to ensure the future success of pollinators in Waterloo Region with the creation of The Savvas […]

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News Release: Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Cambridge

News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Cambridge February 28, 2017                     Cambridge, ON                    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, Bryan May, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced improved access for Canadians with disabilities […]

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The rare review – Winter 2017

A boost in organic veggie output, the return of bobolinks, the 2016 BioBlitz and so much more – check out the latest edition of our newsletter, the 2017 Winter rare review. The printed version also came with a couple of inserts – check out our info sheet on Planned Giving and our Events Calendar for January […]

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Interested in the preservation of conservation lands? Take the pledge!

Show your interest in the preservation of conservation lands and the plants, animals and ecosystem services supported by these lands, by taking the raresites pledge!  You will also receive general electronic communication about this initiative.

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#ThankYouThursday

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We don’t need an excuse to say thank you, but we thought we’d join the #ThankYouThursday movement anyways. Thank you for being a part of the rare family. Your constant support means a lot to us – whether you’re donating your time, reading our newsletter, walking our trails, coming out to an […]

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Winter Trail Closure notice

November 15 to March 15

Cliffs & Alvars Trail System is closed for the season. Indian Woods and Thompson tract are open all year.

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