Huronia Land Conservancy

Protecting nature close to home







Our Mission

"Our mission is to preserve, protect and restore the significant natural and cultural lands of Huronia for their own sake and for present and future generations."

Where We Work

We work to conserve Huronia's non-renewable natural and cultural heritage between Georgian Bay and the City of Barrie and between the City of Orillia and the Town of Wasaga Beach.

How You Can Help

  • Become a Member
  • Donate Land
  • Donate Funds
  • Donate time - Volunteer!


Hogg Creek Wetland


Our first nature reserve is a 43 acre property found within HLC’s Area of Interest at the headwaters of the Hogg Creek watershed. It includes a provincially significant wetland - the Vasey D.U. Swamp West. The property includes a coniferous forest on either side of the wetland, with some open meadow areas.
Hogg Creek Wetland


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Protecting the Past;
Conserving the Future.












Huronia Land Conservancy:

  • Works cooperatively with private landowners, government and community groups.
  • Preserves species at risk and key natural habitats.
  • Conserves archaeological sites highlighting Huronia's 11,000 years of human history.
  • Safeguards the region's drinking water by protecting areas of groundwater recharge.
  • Creates key corridors and buffers between existing park and conservation lands.
  • Supports scientific and archaeological research.
  • Stresses the importance of education in heritage conservation.
  • Contributes to the aesthetic preservation of the Huronia landscape.


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