Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Goulding West (Orangeville)

This 78 acre (32 ha.) property is located just 14 km east of Orangeville and 4 km directly north of the Glen Haffy Conservation Park. It’s made up of a mix of upland forests, streams, wetlands and open meadows, making for a diverse range of habitats that host species such as the snapping turtle, bobolink, white-tailed deer, spring peeper and endangered monarch butterfly.

The Goulding West property was generously donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada in 1992 by Mr. Robert J. Goulding.

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