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Co-operation in action


February 20, 2010
By The Lindsay Post

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Co-operation in action 

A recent article in the Lindsay Post, “Sometimes conservation means unlikely partners”, describes co-operation in action between a conservancy group and several Ontario aggregate producers.

February 20, 2010 – A
recent article in the Lindsay Post, “Sometimes conservation means unlikely
partners”, describes co-operation in action between a conservancy group and
several Ontario
aggregate producers.   

“The work of The Couchiching
Conservancy is all about partnerships. Often we acquire or manage lands in
partnership with other conservation groups.

We partner with landowners on stewardship
projects or to create long-term solutions to protect lands they love. Many of
our projects depend on partnerships with local communities.

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We also partner with local businesses, through our
corporate membership program and by encouraging their involvement in
on-the-ground projects. On occasion, that leads to hard questions: how could we
work with the quarry companies, for example, that often destroy the natural
habitats we are seeking to protect?

We continue to work together with these and
other aggregate companies in the region to find common ground. | READ MORE