Major cleanup at Delhi Reserve

Early this month the Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) teamed up with the Norfolk Environmental Stewardship Team crew to do more cleanup work at the
Delhi Wetland Nature Reserve. This 5 hectare property is located adjacent to Big Creek and borders the Delhi Cemetery. It was acquired by LPBLT in 2011 through a generous gift from the Cecilia and Joe

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Volunteers and landowners pitch in to help threatened reptiles

Land Trust thanks community, encourages further actions to protect turtles and snakes
 (Port Rowan, Ontario)  Over the last few years, hundreds of volunteers and dozens of landowners have been reaching out to help conserve the reptiles of the Carolinian Region. Many of these conservation-minded community members have been lending a

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It’s Totally Turtle Time Again

Early summer particularly hazardous for female turtles as they search out places to lay eggs
With summer just around the corner and traffic volumes increasing steadily, southern Ontario residents are being urged to be extra watchful for turtles, snakes and other wildlife on roadways. This is especially true in areas

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Land Donation Leads to New Nature Reserve

Delhi residents donate property to Long Point Basin Land Trust in Memory of Louis Woytas
A generous gift from Cecilia and Joe Kiss has led to the creation of a beautiful and ecologically-diverse nature reserve on the outskirts of Delhi in Norfolk County. The gift of land was made to

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Reptile Recovery Efforts Reaping Rewards

Landowners and Conservation Groups Team up to Help Species at Risk
(Port Rowan, Ontario.) Turtles and snakes across Haldimand, Norfolk, Elgin and surrounding Counties are feeling a little less endangered these days, thanks to help from hundreds of friends. As part of the Long Point Basin Land Trust’s (LPBLT) Conserving

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Eaglesmith Charity Picnic to Help Create New Nature Reserve

Support from annual charity event helps Land Trust protect natural areas and species at risk
(Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Juno Award winning folk-rock-roots musician Fred Eaglesmith and his annual Charity Picnic event are helping protect rural landscapes and wildlife once again. Fred has been hosting an annual music festival for 18

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Purple Martins lead Land Trust staff to dragonfly discovery

The Purple Martin, a resident of apartment-style birdhouses, is a familiar sight to those lucky enough to have a colony nearby. Our largest swallow species, this proficient hunter catches flying insects while on the wing. While the species feeds on many varieties of insects, it seems that dragonflies are one

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Attention – Turtle Crossings Ahead!

Land Trust encourages the public to watch for and avoid reptiles on roadways
 (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) encourages the public to be watchful for reptiles on roadways during the late summer and fall seasons. In the last week, young turtles have started hatching out of

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Acclaimed musician Fred Eaglesmith to receive Special Recognition Award

– Long Point Basin Land Trust to present award at 17th Annual Fred Eaglesmith Charity Picnic –
 (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  The charitable efforts of Juno Award winning folk-rock-root musician, Fred Eaglesmith, are being recognized by the Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) at the performer’s annual music festival this summer.

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Land Trust Celebrates Year 15 with Community and Partners

– Upcoming events a great way for people to connect with nature, the outdoors and good times –
(Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) has been a part of the community for 15 years and will mark this milestone by participating in a number of local environmental

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