In The News

The information presented here includes a range of Conservation Sudbury news that will give you some insight into current issues and relevant community information.

Summer's End Trail Romp

CBC Radio, Friday September 20, 2013

Conservation Sudbury and the Friends of Lake Laurentian are celebrating the change of season with an event they're calling "The Summer's End Trail Romp". Lin Gibson is the chair of Conservation Sudbury. She visited our studio and gave us some details about the event.

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Patrons building bridges to Sudbury's natural environment

By: Heather Green-Oliver - Sudbury Northern Life - Sept. 10, 2013

Herve and Ursula Sauve are avid travellers and have seen many beautiful places around the world, but when it comes to Sudbury, the couple says there's no better place to be.

Herve, 71, and Ursula, 63, said they are proud to live in a city that offers 330 lakes and peaceful green spaces so centrally located.

Friends of Lake Laurentian ribbon cutting

Trail building 101

The CBC's Hilary Duff speaks with two members of the Trail Care Crew. They're in Sudbury to teach trail building techniques.
Friday August 16, 2013.

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Trail building 101


Conservation Area trails to receive facelift

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff, July 07, 2013

Earth Day Canada grant funds project,

Lake Laurentian Earth DayConservation Sudbury’s Bridging the Gaps project has received an Earth Day Canada Community Environment Fund grant, which it will use to restore and repair the highly used trail network at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.

Bridges, boardwalks and interpretive signs will be constructed and installed throughout the 50 kilometres of trail in the area.

CLICK HERE to read the Northern Life online article.


Upgrade for lake trail loop

Mary Katherine Keon, For The Sudbury Star, Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:02:40 EDT PM, 

Some might call it a jewel within a jewel.

Work on upgrading a 12-kilometre trail in the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area is almost finished, thanks in part to a $2,500 donation from Union Gas to the Nickel District Conservation Authority.

upgrade trail loop, Simon Lafrieniere, 10, shows off a frog he caught at Camp Bitobig in the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area

"This trail is the longest and, to some degree, most challenging trail in the conservation area," said Paul Sajatovic, general manager of the Nickel District Conservation Authority "It goes all the way around the lake. It has some excellent viewpoints where you can see different features. And it provides opportunities to see a variety of wetlands."  READ MORE...


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NDCA Receives Community Builders Award

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