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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Purple Martins lead Land Trust staff to dragonfly discovery

The Purple Martin, a resident of apartment-style birdhouses, is a familiar sight to those lucky enough to have a colony nearby. Our largest swallow species, this proficient hunter catches flying insects while on the wing. While the species feeds on … Continue reading

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Attention – Turtle Crossings Ahead!

Land Trust encourages the public to watch for and avoid reptiles on roadways  (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) encourages the public to be watchful for reptiles on roadways during the late summer and fall seasons. In … Continue reading

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Acclaimed musician Fred Eaglesmith to receive Special Recognition Award

– Long Point Basin Land Trust to present award at 17th Annual Fred Eaglesmith Charity Picnic –  (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  The charitable efforts of Juno Award winning folk-rock-root musician, Fred Eaglesmith, are being recognized by the Long Point Basin Land … Continue reading

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Land Trust Celebrates Year 15 with Community and Partners

– Upcoming events a great way for people to connect with nature, the outdoors and good times – (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) has been a part of the community for 15 years and will mark … Continue reading

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Land Trust Publishes New Reptile Guide

– Local conservation group also launches new online nature sightings board –  (Port Rowan, Ontario.)  Building on the success of its Gardening with Native Plants guide, Long Point Basin Land Trust has launched a second biodiversity handbook tailored to southern … Continue reading

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Helping reptiles a year-round undertaking

(Port Rowan, 22 February 2011) Over the last two years, volunteers and staff from the Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) have been working with landowners, the public, conservation groups and countless partners to help our region’s imperilled turtle and snake populations. And, even in the depths of wintry weather, LPBLT and friends have been busy helping reptiles and creating reptile habitat. Continue reading

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