This page features media releases and stories about LPBLT projects and events.
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 […]
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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