Location: Shirley and George Pond Nature Reserve
1653 Front Road, St. Williams, ON N0E 1M0
Come out to participate in the LPBLT Canada 150 BioBlitz! This community learning event will have a focus on teaching participants skills and knowledge on plant and butterfly identification throughout the day and bats and moth identification at night. Participants will be able to gain valuable insight on how biological inventories are conducted and how to identify the local flora and fauna of Norfolk County and the Carolinian region.
Our one-day event will be divided into three different learning opportunities that participants can register for.
Registration for this event is mandatory. Registration information can be found here.
Session 1 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Plant Identification
Session 2 – 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Butterfly Identification
Dinner Break 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Session 3 – 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Bat information session and Moth Identification
If you have any questions, please contact Lyndsay Shular, Stewardship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-420-9913.
In addition to the BioBlitz event, here’s information on places nearby that can be enjoyed while in the area.
Places to eat
Burning Kiln winery – https://www.burningkilnwinery.ca/ (519) 586-9858
Blueberry Hill estates – http://blueberry-hill.ca/ (519) 586-2256
Olde thyme Deli and Eatery – https://www.facebook.com/Olde-tyme-deli-and-eatery-1555907808043636/
Country Fork – https://www.facebook.com/countryforkPR (226) 534-1616
Uncle’s Country Coffee – https://www.facebook.com/Uncles-Country-Coffee-1454177411516075/ (519) 586-8537
The Boathouse Restaurant Port Rowan – https://www.facebook.com/theboathouserestaurantportrowan/
Turkey Point Hotel – https://www.norfolktourism.ca/directory/listing/the-turkey-point-hotel (519) 426-6236
Turkey Vegas Bar and Grill – https://www.norfolktourism.ca/directory/listing/turkey-vegas (519) 426-6200
Circus Room Diner – https://www.norfolktourism.ca/directory/listing/circus-room-diner (519) 426-3782
Places to stay
Long Point Eco Adventures – http://www.lpfun.ca/ (877) 743-8687
Turkey Point Provincial Park – https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/turkeypoint (519) 426-3239
Backus Heritage Conservation Area – http://www.lprca.on.ca/pages/1357922890/Backus-Heritage (519) 586-2201
Long Point Provincial Park – https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/longpoint (519) 586-2133