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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Viewpoint – Winter 2012-13 – Helping reptiles

The Land Trust continues to work on a number of fronts to help endangered reptiles in our region, including building more than 50 different habitat structures and collecting information on more than 3,000 reptile sightings.
We are also pleased to report that we have reached our fundraising goal for our

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Reptile Recovery Efforts Reaping Rewards

Landowners and Conservation Groups Team up to Help Species at Risk
(Port Rowan, Ontario.) Turtles and snakes across Haldimand, Norfolk, Elgin and surrounding Counties are feeling a little less endangered these days, thanks to help from hundreds of friends. As part of the Long Point Basin Land Trust’s (LPBLT) Conserving

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Eaglesmith Charity Picnic to Help Create New Nature Reserve

Support from annual charity event helps Land Trust protect natural areas and species at risk
(Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Juno Award winning folk-rock-roots musician Fred Eaglesmith and his annual Charity Picnic event are helping protect rural landscapes and wildlife once again. Fred has been hosting an annual music festival for 18

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