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Long Point Basin Land Trust
Morning Stroll with the Birds

Langton, ON, May 11, 2019 – Join the Long Point Basin Land Trust for a free event on Saturday, May 11th at Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve, near Walsingham.

Join David Agro, a dedicated conservationist and Director of the LPBLT Board, as he leads a morning walk at Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve. Bring your binoculars as we will be looking and listening for some of the returning migrants, including the evasive Cerulean Warbler. We also recommend bringing bug spray, a water bottle and wearing appropriate clothing for the walk.

Following the walk, Long Point Basin Land Trust will be officially unveiling the Ken McMullen & Joan Shirlow Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve. In 1990, Ken McMullen and Joan Shirlow bought their farm which was in much need of revitalization. They immediately began regenerating it into an organic fruit and vegetable farm. The name they chose for the farm is a tribute to the nearby historical hamlet of Spring Arbour. To fulfill their desire for Spring Arbour Farm to become a nature reserve, Joan donated a significant portion of the property in memory of Ken, who passed in 2014. Their legacy of environmental and humanitarian dedication lives on in Long Point Basin Land Trust's acquisition and stewardship of the Ken McMullen and Joan Shirlow Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve.

What: Morning Stroll with the Birds
When: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 8am – 12pm
Where: Spring Arbour Farm Nature Reserve located at 305 Walsingham Townline Road, Langton, ON. On Hwy 59, turn west onto Walsingham Townline Road, just north of Walsingham.
Cost: The event is free, however registration is requested. Please visit morningstrollwiththebirds.eventbrite.ca for information and registration. Donations are always welcome.

About Long Point Basin Land Trust Long Point Basin Land Trust, a charitable non-government organization, was founded in 1996 with a mission to protect and restore functioning ecosystems in the central Carolinian Region. This is accomplished through land ownership, land management and nature stewardship. LPBLT currently protects ten nature reserves, totalling 671 acres, which provide opportunities for people to connect with nature through hands-on outdoor experiences. For more information, visit www.longpointlandtrust.ca


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