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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Discovering the fascinating world of moths

On the evening of June 25, Long Point Basin Land Trust hosted a fun and
educational “mothing” night. More than 15 people of all ages came to learn all
about moths and their true beauty. The event was held at the Arthur Langford
Nature Reserve near Frogmore. This property is

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Major cleanup at Delhi Reserve

Early this month the Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) teamed up with the Norfolk Environmental Stewardship Team crew to do more cleanup work at the
Delhi Wetland Nature Reserve. This 5 hectare property is located adjacent to Big Creek and borders the Delhi Cemetery. It was acquired by LPBLT in 2011 through a generous gift from the Cecilia and Joe

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Viewpoint – Winter 2016 – A year in review

Viewpoint – Winter 2016 – A year in review

This newsletter highlights some of the activities that the land trust took part in in 2015. It includes updates about what LPBLT has been doing to help reptiles in the Long Point area, as well as events that the land trust hosted and what to look for in 2016.
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Viewpoint – Summer 2014 – Helping endangered species

Viewpoint – Summer 2014 – Helping endangered species

Our summer newsletter looks at how the Land Trust is helping endangered and at-risk species in the Long Point Basin.  Here in the heart of the Carolinian Forest region, biological diversity is high, but so are human population pressures.  The result is a region with the highest number of endangered

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Volunteers and landowners pitch in to help threatened reptiles

Land Trust thanks community, encourages further actions to protect turtles and snakes
 (Port Rowan, Ontario)  Over the last few years, hundreds of volunteers and dozens of landowners have been reaching out to help conserve the reptiles of the Carolinian Region. Many of these conservation-minded community members have been lending a

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It’s Totally Turtle Time Again

Early summer particularly hazardous for female turtles as they search out places to lay eggs
With summer just around the corner and traffic volumes increasing steadily, southern Ontario residents are being urged to be extra watchful for turtles, snakes and other wildlife on roadways. This is especially true in areas

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Land Donation Leads to New Nature Reserve

Delhi residents donate property to Long Point Basin Land Trust in Memory of Louis Woytas
A generous gift from Cecilia and Joe Kiss has led to the creation of a beautiful and ecologically-diverse nature reserve on the outskirts of Delhi in Norfolk County. The gift of land was made to

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