Species of the month, December 2020: Mustard Sallow

Species of the month, December 2020:
Mustard Sallow, Pyreferra hesperidago
by Mary Gartshore
The Mustard Sallow (Pyreferra hesperidago) is one of several moths that are active during late fall, winter and early spring.  On warm nights (15 C and above) they forage on sap and rotten fruit.  They use these

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This page features media releases and stories about LPBLT projects and events.

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Delhi Students Protect Local Wetland

(Port Rowan, ON) – On Monday October 16th, grade 9 students from Delhi District Secondary School visited Long Point Basin Land Trust’s Delhi Wetland Nature Reserve for an outdoor class trip to see interactions in nature first-hand. Nearing the end of their time at the property, Ms. Sawyer’s class held

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Monarch Tagging

On Saturday September 16th, Long Point Basin Land Trust held their second annual Monarch Madness event at the Shirley and George Pond Nature Reserve. With unusual temperatures preceding the event, not many Monarchs were fluttering around for event attendees to tag.
The tagging process helps with research and conservation of

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Blitzers find plenty at Pond Nature Reserve BioBlitz

Long Point Basin Land Trust’s first BioBlitz event was a big success
(Port Rowan, ON) Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT)’s first BioBlitz was held on August 12th at the Shirley and George Pond Nature Reserve. Six experts donated their time and knowledge to inventory trees, plants, butterflies and other pollinators,

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LPBLT featured in Norfolk News!

Local newspaper features an article about snakes and reptiles in the Long Point Basin, and how they need our help.
Check out the great story here!

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Participants learn about local butterflies in workshop

On Saturday June 10th, Long Point Basin Land Trust hosted a butterfly workshop led by local ecologist Adam Timpf. Participants learned about the various butterfly species living in Norfolk County, general identification techniques, what plants or flowers attract certain species, and about butterfly conservation and research efforts happening in Norfolk

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Celebrating LPBLT’s seventh nature reserve

(Port Rowan, Ontario.) The acquisition of the 26-acre woodland property is complete! This vital piece of Carolinian forest is now protected forever. We would like to thank the many individuals who supported the campaign and helped us leverage the funds needed to secure LPBLT’s seventh nature reserve.
This newest nature

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Land Donation Leads to New Nature Reserve

(Port Rowan, Ontario.) A generous donation from Kathy Rosse has led to the creation of a beautiful and ecologically-diverse nature reserve in the heart of Teeterville in Norfolk County. The gift of land was made to Long Point Basin Land Trust in memory of her late husband, Robert Rosse. The

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Wetland Warriors to the Rescue

On Saturday, November 19th, 2016 eight students from Delhi District Secondary School joined forces with Long Point Basin Land Trust volunteers and staff to cleanup the Delhi Wetland Nature Reserve. This natural area beside Big Creek has unfortunately been seen as a favoured spot for the illegal dumping of all

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WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Celebrate 25 Years of LPBLT by helping us acquire two new nature reserves this spring.

Can you help us raise the rest of the money before the end of April?

Learn more about these beautiful future preserves and donate today.