Who Are We?

Lambton County’s Leading Naturalist Organization

Actively protecting nature in Lambton County for over 50 years.

Lambton Wildlife Inc. is non-profit, volunteer, naturalist organization that was founded in 1966. We are a registered charity that is dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and protection of the natural environment in Lambton County. We are particularly concerned with the natural history of the county and the establishment and care of conservation areas and wildlife sanctuaries in the area. 

Download the Guide to the Natural Areas of Lambton County (pdf)

Please see the Who Are We? page for info about what we do.
Please see the Our Board of Directors page for info about our team.
Please see the Mandaumin Woods and Karner Blue Sanctuary pages for info about our properties.

Blog

Lambton Wildlife Inc. Needs Volunteers
November 1, 2020
Lambton Wildlife Inc. needs volunteers to begin site preparation for planting native plants at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve. Date: November 4, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Please wear long p...
Giving Nature a Helping Hand
Giving Nature a Helping Hand
November 1, 2020
On October 18, 2020, fifteen volunteers from Lambton Wildlife Inc. braved the rain to plant native Carolinian trees at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve. These ecologically valuable trees, pur...
Tree Planting at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve
Tree Planting at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve
October 8, 2020
Lambton Wildlife Inc. needs volunteers to plant trees at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve, October 18, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. (Rain Date: October 24) Please wear long pants, work gloves, closed...

Wildlife Photos

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Birds
Butterflies and Other Insects
Mammals
Reptiles and Amphibians
Greater White-fronted Geese
Bee
Painted Turtles
Dragonfly
Snowy Owl
Raccoon
Monarch Butterfly
Tundra Swans
Wood Duck

Our Properties

Karner Blue Sanctuary
This dry oak-pine woodland is currently ranked by the NHIC as S1, extremely rare in Ontario. Until the late 1980’s this was the home of the Karner blue butterfly. The most notable flower is the wild lupine. Also found here are pipsissewa, large-leaved shinleaf, round-leaved pyrola, prairie ragwort, thyme-leaved sandwort, lyre-leaved rock cress, bearberry, plains puccoon, rough blazing star, cylindric blazing star and butterfly weed.
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Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve
Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve is a typical Carolinian woodlot in Lambton County comprised of Sugar Maple (34%), Basswood (18%), Beech (17%), White Ash (13%), Hickory (10%), Hop Hornbeam (8%), White Elm, Bitternut and Shagbark Hickories, Bur Oak, Blue Beech, Quaking Willow, Black Alder, Black Cherry, Hawthorne, and Black and Red Ash. The forest understory is blanketed with spring ephemerals from late April through May.
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