Long Point Basin Land Trust is very excited to be bringing back a full season of Explore the Outdoor events for 2022! Some will be in-person at many of our properties and others will still be held online as a webinar.

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July 2022

The Buzz on Native Bees

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Do you want to help save the bees? What types of bees are in Ontario? Which ones are at risk? What can you do in your garden or on a hike to help? Learn all about this and more in this exciting webinar! Dr. Sheila Colla is a Conservation Biologist…

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Know your Trees

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve, 305 Walsingham Townline Road
Langton, Ontario Canada
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Free

Join our Stewardship Coordinator, Dan Marina, as he leads the group on a short hike to identify the diverse species of trees growing in the area, including some of the Carolinian zone's rarest! We will take an in-depth look at how to properly identify trees based on their bark, buds,…

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Bats, the Canadian Bat Box Project, and White-nose Syndrome

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bats in Canada face multiple threats, including habitat loss and the fungal disease white-nose syndrome. A popular way to provide additional roosting habitat for bats is installing bat boxes. Karen Vanderwolf is examining bat box use in Canada through the Canadian Bat Box Project and she is looking for participants!…

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August 2022

Lake Erie’s Disappearing Shoreline

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join Dr. Chris Houser, Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Windsor, as he educates us about the many shoreline erosion issues in Lake Erie and how the erosion impacts the coastal marsh habitat. To register, please complete the form below. This is a zoom webinar and…

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September 2022

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Shirley and George Pond Nature Reserve, 1653 Front Road
St. Williams, Ontario Canada
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Free

Join Kathryn Boothby, local naturalist and butterfly enthusiast, as she teaches participants of the workshop how to properly identify, catch, tag, and release Monarchs. Other colourful butterflies may also be spotted throughout the day, and participants will learn tips and tricks for identifying them. The event is proudly sponsored by:…

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October 2022

Fascinating Fungus

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Trout Creek Nature Reserve, 361 Charlotteville 10 Road
Simcoe, Ontario Canada
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Free

Join local mushroom enthusiast Inga Hinnerichsen on an educational mushroom walk. We will be looking at the various types of fungi that can flourish in the undergrowth and learning about the differences between them. To register, please complete the following form. An email will be sent to you a few…

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Star Party!

October 4 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free

Join Bernd Mueller from North Shore Erie Amateur Astronomy for an educational evening all about astronomy! Bernd will be discussing constellations, planets, and the moon. Weather depending, expect to see some close of views of the sky from the comfort of your own home. The time for this webinar will…

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