Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Another 20 Islands Go From Private Hands to Conservation Land

The biggest trend in the private island world continues with a large donation of 20 pristine Lake Superior islands to a local conservancy.

(Image of the Gargantua Islands by Gary and Joanie McGuffin)

The Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy was thrilled earlier this month to report a very unusual donation – …Read More: Canada: Another 20 Islands Go From Private Hands to Conservation Land

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Field Naturalists Buy Third Lake Superior Island

Following a recent trend of conserving islands, part of Northern Ontario’s plentiful untouched wilderness has been purchased by a local group devoted to the study of natural areas.

(Image of Bowman Island via www.tbfn.net)

On one of the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists’ hikes amid the wilderness that surrounds Lake Superior, …Read More: Canada: Field Naturalists Buy Third Lake Superior Island