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
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
This special update highlights recent conservation efforts in the Long Point Basin which are helping to protect and recover populations of native turtles and snakes. As we mark the United Nations’ International Year of Biodiversity, it seems a fitting time to recognize work being undertaken by the Land Trust
This newsletter is being published at a particularly exciting time. The Land Trust has had its best year ever with heightened levels of support and participation from our growing community. Our capacity building project is now finished and surpassed many of the goals we had set. The Arthur Langford Nature