March 2017


Visit us at the Norfolk Wildlife Festival & Adventure Show!

When: March 11 & 12, 2017

Where: Norfolk County Fairgrounds; 172 South Drive, Simcoe ON N3Y 1G6

March 2017

Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation is proud to present, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry:

Empowering Landowners in Conservation

When:  Thursday, March 23, 2017  (9:30AM to 3:30PM)

Where:  Delhi Hungarian Hall

You are invited to attend and participate in our free workshop tailored specifically to Norfolk County landowners interested in learning more about conservation-based tools and techniques that can be applied to your privately owned agricultural and/or non-agricultural lands.

Objective:  To inform and engage landowners on the impacts of invasive species, nutrient loading, habitat fragmentation and restoration, and provide tools and techniques for the mitigation and management of these issues. This workshop will provide a learning opportunity, identify future landowner priorities, and introduce potential funding for projects.

Admission:  is free and open to all. Refreshments and a hot catered lunch will be provided (at no cost to attendees).

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April 2017

Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation is proud to present our:

5th Research & Conservation Conference

Come celebrate Earth Day with us, and learn more about the research and conservation projects taking place in and around your Long Point World Biosphere Reserve.

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Where: Simcoe Recreation Centre – Hall; 182 South Drive, Simcoe ON  N3Y 1G5

Admission: FREE; donations to the Biosphere are greatly appreciated

Lunch: $15.00 CAD – See our page for more information (click here). *Register for lunch by April 17th!

Plan on joining us for a fabulous local catered lunch? Contributing $15.00 (+Eventbrite handling fee) will help us provide you with light refreshments and snacks at coffee breaks, and a healthy lunch catered by a local Norfolk County restaurant! Please contact the Conference Coordinator if you have dietary preferences.

Our 5th Research & Conservation Conference is an excellent opportunity for academic and student researchers, government agencies, members of NGO’s and the public to take part in a lively exchange of ideas related to local environmental sustainability and conservation. We look forward to showcasing a broad range of topics and themes within the Long Point Region Watershed including, but not limited to: -Ÿ Environmental research and education -Ÿ Environmental policy -Ÿ Sustainable development Ÿ- Resource management Ÿ- Climate change Ÿ- Wildlife and ecosystem restoration and conservation -Ÿ Case studies and success stories.

More details on special features at our event, and presentation schedule are coming soon!