Spring is a time for growing and celebrating and Long Point Basin Land Trust has been doing both this spring. With our most recent acquisition, the Land Trust hits many milestones: 10th nature reserve; adding an impressive 39% to our protected network of areas overnight; and, surpassing a square mile
What do you buy for someone who has everything and pleads they receive nothing more? A donation to a charity at the holidays is actually the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year, and even for years to come. The 2018 Winter issue of LPBLT’s ViewPoint discusses how charitable donations
Have you ever wondered what a Gray Ratsnake, or any other snake, requires in habitat for overwintering? The 2018 Spring & Summer issue of LPBLT’s ViewPoint provides an overview of research that we are undertaking in partnership with other organizations to answer this question, as well as an unveiling of
This edition brings you a look back at the Nurturing Nature in the Neighbourhood program, a new Focus on Wildlife in Norfolk County, information on the Venison Creek Watershed Reserve campaign along with a congratulations to LPBLT’s President Peter Carson who won the Ontario Land Trust Alliance Vision Award for
Long Point Basin Land Trust’s newsletter, ViewPoint, was first published in 2008 as an occasional publication. Now we find ourselves busy enough to have two editions a year! Our spring newsletter has updates on our newest nature reserves, LPBLT events taking place in 2017 and a Focus on Wildlife for
Long Point Basin Land Trust was founded in 1996, and 2016 rings in 20 years of protecting and restoring functioning ecosystems in a region that harbours one of the highest levels of biodiversity in Canada. The past year has been big for LPBLT; read all about the accomplishments in the […]
This newsletter highlights some of the activities that the land trust took part in in 2015. It includes updates about what LPBLT has been doing to help reptiles in the Long Point area, as well as events that the land trust hosted and what to look for in 2016.
Our summer newsletter looks at how the Land Trust is helping endangered and at-risk species in the Long Point Basin. Here in the heart of the Carolinian Forest region, biological diversity is high, but so are human population pressures. The result is a region with the highest number of endangered
The Land Trust continues to work on a number of fronts to help endangered reptiles in our region, including building more than 50 different habitat structures and collecting information on more than 3,000 reptile sightings.
We are also pleased to report that we have reached our fundraising goal for our
The Long Point Basin Land Trust was founded 15 years ago and over the last year or so we have hit our stride which is reflected in our growing base of volunteers and supporters, the increasing number of enquiries we receive regarding land stewardship options, and in the diversification of