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.
Unveiling of the Trout Creek Nature Reserve
Monday, September 16, 2019 2:00pm – 4:00pm
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