Lambton Wildlife Online – Our 2020 September and October Speakers


Lambton Wildlife Online – Our 2020 September and October Speakers


By Wanda Brown-Maxfield - 2020 has of course been an unprecedented year with social distancing negatively impacting our ability to come together to share common interests.  LWI has not been spared this blight however it is clear where there is a will there is a way4››; and LWI being in no short supply of will has found a way to forge ahead. The Indoor Committee, in particular, is to be commended on its ability to adapt, and more specifically its selection of September and October’s presenters, Jonathon Choquette and Jeremy Bensette.  Both presentations were informative and I think accurately reflect each…
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Lambton Wildlife Award Winners

Lambton Wildlife Award Winners

Lambton Wildlife has acknowledged the Great Lakes Refill Co. and Erin Carroll and the SCRCA biology team for their positive impacts. Conservation Award Erin Carroll and the SCRCA Biology Team have been recognized for their research into aquatic ecosystems in our local watershed. Their work in the field gathers data on the most biologically diverse river in Ontario – the Sydenham River.  The team’s work on public education helps individuals make choices to improve local watersheds and creates public awareness of our unique natural heritage. Erin Carrol (left) is presented the award in a socially distanced manner by Mary Martin,…
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Lambton Wildlife Inc. Needs Volunteers

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 pants, work gloves, closed toed shoes, and bring your own mask to wear in the event that social distancing is not possible. We will be removing small brush with loppers (branch pruners) and picking up garbage. Several pair of loppers and garbage pickers will be available for use but please bring your own if possible.  Due to COVID-19 sharing loppers or garbage pickers will not be permitted Meeting Location: The nature reserve is located…
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Giving Nature a Helping Hand

Giving Nature a Helping Hand

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, purchased with funds provided by Enbridge, will support many birds, butterflies, moths, and other native wildlife. A big thank you goes out to Enbridge for their support of Lambton Wildlife Inc.  Roberta Buchanan, property manager for Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve, welcomed the volunteers and introduced Larry Cornelis who explained why it is important to plant trees at the reserve. When the Ash tree population was devastated by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer it left large gaps…
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Tree Planting at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve

Tree Planting at Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve

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 toed shoes, and bring your own mask to wear in the event that social distancing is not possible. We will be planting trees and due to COVID-19 sharing shovels is not permitted, therefore please bring your own shovel. Meeting Location: The nature reserve is located on the west side of Mandaumin Road, less than a kilometer south of the village of Mandaumin.   Parking is on the side of the road.…
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SRNR Seed Collection & Restoration

SRNR Seed Collection & Restoration

A great fall activity you can join . We have a special relationship with this reserve! If you haven't been out to see it yet, this is a great opportunity. The Sydenham River Nature Reserve would like to invite you to learn about agriculture restoration at the reserve. Volunteers will be assisting in native seed collection and planting. Please see flyer below and if you are interested please contact Adrie at adrienneh@ontarionature.org or 1-800-440-2366 ext 233 *****Email registration is required due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve and the Karner Blue Sanctuary Re-opened for Hiking

Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve and the Karner Blue Sanctuary Re-opened for Hiking

Lambton Wildlife Inc. is pleased to announce that we are re-opening both the Mandaumin Woods Nature Reserve and the Karner Blue Sanctuary for hiking. With many parks reopening we feel it's appropriate to open our trails too. Please continue to observe physical distancing guidelines when visiting LWI trails and follow the signs for direction of travel so that you do not have to step off the trail to pass oncoming hikers.
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COVID – 19 and Upcoming Events

COVID – 19 and Upcoming Events

The uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 crisis, and concern for the health and welfare of our members and the community at large, all Lambton Wildlife indoor and outdoor events are presently cancelled. When social distancing recommendations are lifted, LWI will reassess the situation and will notify members when normal programs resume. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay safe. Brandy Fenwick Lambton Wildlife President
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CANCELLED – AGM Banquet

CANCELLED – AGM Banquet

The Lambton Wildlife banquet, scheduled for Saturday, April 18, has been regretfully cancelled due to the present situation of the COVID 19. Hopefully, you understand the situation that we're faced with and the safety of our members and those that host the banquet is first in our minds. Many thanks to those who supported us and purchased tickets early or donated items to the silent auction. We ask you for patience and understanding. Ticket costs will be refunded as soon as possible once the situation stabilizes. You also have an option to move the monies paid towards the 2021 banquet.…
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