LWI 2022 Environmental Award

LWI 2022 Environmental Award

Presented to Lynn Tremain For her work to educate the public about plastics in the environment and for her significant cleanup efforts. What started as a month-long beach cleanup pledge in April 2021 has become a year of education and activism. Lynn Tremain has since cleaned almost 15 km of beach, collected nearly 700 mylar balloons (and countless other items), and started an Instagram account (@grancleansthebeach) to document and share her findings. She has been promoting the current e-3730 petition in Canada's House of Commons to ban the release of balloons in Canada, and she has been interviewed on CBC…
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LWI 2022 Meritorious Service Award 

LWI 2022 Meritorious Service Award 

Presented to Roberta Buchanan For her significant volunteer stewardship of the local environment and contributions to Lambton Wildlife operations and activities. Roberta is a long-time Lambton Wildlife volunteer who gets things done! One of Roberta’s earliest connections with Lambton Wildlife was through her fundraising efforts in the early 1990s. Under Roberta’s direction, Northern High school held an annual Envirobash with the proceeds of the environmental games and activities going to Lambton Wildlife. Roberta continued her involvement with the club over the years, but increased her activities in 2013 when she took over as Property Manager of the Mandaumin Woods Nature…
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Intersections of Science, Social Media & Insects

Intersections of Science, Social Media & Insects

A former Lambton-County resident, Dr. Morgan Jackson is a PhD entomologist who has found a real love for communicating his passion via podcasts, blogs and social media. Fascinated by flies, biodiversity, and taxonomy, Dr. Morgan Jackson, has found a way to share the fascinating world of insects by embracing and incorporating social media into his day to day research. You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Mar 28, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: LWI Virtual Series:  Intersections of Science, Social Media and Insects Register in advance for this webinar:https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dSK59SbyRPO4sQVplqMlyw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information…
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Sydenham River Nature Reserve has been purchased!

Sydenham River Nature Reserve has been purchased!

Lambton Wildlife Inc. is very excited to announce that the fundraising campaign to expand the Sydenham River Nature Reserve has been successful! The 100-acre parcel of Carolinian zone habitat adjacent to the existing Sydenham River Nature Reserve has been purchased! Thank you to everyone who made a donation toward this incredibly important initiative. A total of $78,169.03 was raised! Without the generous support of people like you this purchase would not have been possible! The newly acquired 100-acre property, purchased by Ontario Nature with the support of Lambton Wildlife and many other nature groups, is part of the Carolinian Zone, a region that has more…
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LWI Virtual Series: Prescribed Burns at Pinery PP

LWI Virtual Series: Prescribed Burns at Pinery PP

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Oct 25, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: LWI Virtual Series: Prescribed Burns at Pinery PP Alistair MacKenzie’s role at Pinery is to connect ecology and education to share the marvels of the natural world so that future stewards of the lands and waters see value in their protection forever. Alistair will share his work relating to prescribed burns in the management of natural environments such as oak savannas and tall grass prairies. Register in advance for this webinar:https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1s3IJCiyTLaoLsR0uhfbmA After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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LWI Virtual Series: Aamjiwnaang Ethnobotanical Studies

LWI Virtual Series: Aamjiwnaang Ethnobotanical Studies

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Sep 27, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: LWI Virtual Series: Aamjiwnaang Ethnobotanical Studies Register in advance for this webinar:https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dOC5ANxzQoeop1tOUBQdWQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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Sydenham River Nature Reserve Expansion

Sydenham River Nature Reserve Expansion

The Sydenham River Nature Reserve is well known throughout Ontario. Recently the YouTube personality “The Happy Camper” was in Lambton County on tour and specifically asked to visit the Sydenham Nature Reserve, one of Ontario’s best remaining examples of imperiled habitats. Follow the link below to get a small glimpse of this beautiful reserve. Lambton Wildlife is fundraising to purchase property adjacent to the existing reserve to expand the size of the incredibly significant and biodiverse Sydenham River Nature Reserve. This important initiative can only succeed with your help! Every donation will help protect the many endangered and at-risk species…
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We are on our way!

We are on our way!

Lambton Wildlife is on it's way to reaching its goal of $75,000 to donate to Ontario Nature for the Sydenham River Nature Reserve Expansion.  Help us reach are goal and donate today! Visit lambtonwildlife.com/srnr-expansion/ for information about the property and to donate.
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Lambton Wildlife Members: Call for Committee Members

The Lambton Wildlife Board has decided to strike a Natural Environment Committee to assist the Board in the following areas: Identifying local and regional habitat protection initiatives that would benefit from Lambton Wildlife's involvementAssessing partnership and land securement opportunitiesWiden our influence in the community regarding environmental and habitat protection We are currently looking for committee members, and a Committee Chairperson. The Chair's responsibilities include: Organizing meetings & creating agendasFacilitating meeting discussionsReporting to the LWI Board If you are interested in either role, please email president@lambtonwildlife.com by June 14.
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