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The rare Charitable Research Reserve is an urban land trust and environmental institute in Waterloo Region/Wellington, with its first four locations protecting almost 1,000 acres of highly sensitive lands. Since inception, rare has taken care of the land on behalf of the community through the use of Western tools in conservation, research and education. As rare becomes engaged in reconciliation with the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (North America), these pillars have gained flexibility and now equally include and value Indigenous ways of knowing and being — becoming three strands of a strong braid. Together we will steward these lands with respect for generations past, present and those yet to come, intact in perpetuity with trees more than 250 years old, 24 habitat types, and 6 of 8 pre-settlement landscapes.


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Recent donors

Recent donors
Date Name Amount
Sep 23 Brian & Nancy MacDonald CA$27.80
Sep 23 Brian & Nancy MacDonald CA$27.80
Sep 22 Esta Chocolates Go Rosemarie!! CA$108.31
Sep 22 Brooks Go Nana! Undisclosed amount
Sep 21 John Garrett Hope ypou had a good race! CA$25.00
Sep 21 Bill & Heather Wilson Thanks, Cordelia, for walking for rare - the snakes will certainly benefit from the protection and habitat that rare offers them. CA$108.31
Sep 21 Sarah ans Michael Undisclosed amount
Sep 20 Maureen O’Grady CA$54.63
Sep 20 Danielle & Can Hacioglu CA$50.00
Sep 20 Janusz way to go Rosemarie CA$27.80