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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ViewPoint – Spring 2017 – New Nature Reserve Dedications

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

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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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Viewpoint – Fall 2016 – LPBLT celebrates 20 years!

Viewpoint – Fall 2016 – LPBLT celebrates 20 years!

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

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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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Seed Collecting and Cleaning Workshops

On a beautifully warm Saturday October 29th Long Point Basin Land Trust held a Wild Seed Collecting workshop at the Shirley and George Pond Nature Reserve. This event was the first in a two-part workshop series focusing on how to grow native plant species to enhance biodiversity.
Mary Gartshore, an

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Lake Erie Farms Wildflower Walk

On the sunny morning of July 8, 2016, Long Point Basin Land Trust hosted a exciting walk through the wildflowers.  The event was held at the Lake Erie Farms, which is part of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Southern Norfolk Sand Plain Natural Area.  LPBLT and its supporters helped raise funds for

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