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
(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
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
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,
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!
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
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
(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
(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
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