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Long Point Basin Land Trust
Long Point Basin Land Trust is celebrating the acquisition of its 10th nature reserve

Simcoe, ON - On Monday, September 16, Long Point Basin Land Trust will announce the unveiling of Trout Creek Nature Reserve. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will commemorate this newly protected nature reserve. Local dignitaries will be present and share in this special occasion.

Rick Sterne, an Ontario Trillium Foundation volunteer, will attend the launch and will formally present Long Point Basin Land Trust with a plaque to mark the work done as a result of receiving a grant from the Foundation in January 2019.

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about this unique property featuring a deciduous forest with many native Carolinian tree species, picturesque ravines filled with Eastern Hemlock, and habitat dedicated to species that are at risk of becoming endangered and/or extinct.

Various key speakers have been invited to attend including: Rick Sterne (Ontario Trillium Foundation volunteer) Laura Kucey with Environment and Climate Change Canada, Mayor Kristal Chopp and Ward 4 Councillor, Chris Van Paassen.

What: Unveiling of the Trout Creek Nature Reserve
When: Monday, September 16, 2019 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Trout Creek Nature Reserve is located at 361 Charlotteville 10 Road, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 4J9.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, 12 September 2019 08:02:29 AM EST

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