WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE SECOND YEAR OF EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS!

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What you need to know:
– Events are FREE
– Registration is required
– Registration opens one more in advance for each event
– Remember to bring what you need to enjoy your time outdoors – water bottle, hiking boots, sunscreen, bug spray, snacks, etc.

We look forward to seeing you!

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May 2019

Turtle Nest Protection Workshop

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Long Point Provincial Park, 350 Erie Blvd
Port Rowan, Ontario Canada

High water levels in the Long Point marshes this year will force many female turtles to search farther afield for dry nesting sites on roadsides or in cottage lawns and gardens. Nests laid in these areas are easy targets for predation by raccoons, skunks and possums. That’s why the Long…

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July 2019

Creatures of the Night

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Stead Family Scientific Reserve, 4th Concession Road
Walsingham, Ontario Canada

Join Long Point Basin Land Trust at Stead Family Scientific Reserve to see and learn about some of the magnificent creatures of the night. We will begin the evening by listening for the majestic sounds of the Eastern Whip-Poor-Will. Since it is just after a full moon, the adults may…

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May 2020

A Morning Stroll with the Birds

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve, 305 Walsingham Townline Road
Langton, Ontario Canada

Adam Timpf, biologist and Director on the LPBLT Board, will lead a morning walk at Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve. Bring your binoculars, as we will be looking for returning birds including Eastern Towhees, Baltimore Orioles, Indigo Buntings, and a variety of spring migrant warblers. Learn about the wide variety…

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Nature Photography

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arthur Langford Nature Reserve, 650 Barth Side Road
Langton, Ontario N0E 1G0 Canada

Join David Baird, an avid nature photographer and Director on the LPBLT Board, as he shares tips and tricks on taking that perfect photo. This workshop is open to beginner and intermediate photographers. Bring your equipment to capture some great shots. Named after the late Dr. Arthur Langford, founding president…

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June 2020

Forest Bathing 101

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trout Creek Nature Reserve, 361 Charlotteville 10 Road
Simcoe, Ontario Canada

The emotional, mental and physical benefits of being immersed in nature are now widely recognized, and there is no better place than a forest to bring you a feeling of peace and connection. We will experience these benefits while exploring the forest of Trout Creek Nature Reserve. The interaction of…

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Gardening with Native Plants

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Coast Gardens, 1634 Front Road
St. Williams, Ontario N0E 1P0 Canada

What does the term 'native' mean in terms of plant selection for your garden? What are the benefits of native plants? This workshop will address backyard-scale gardening with native plants including important planning and design considerations. Learn how to create a long lasting garden that provides visual interest throughout all…

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