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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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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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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LWI Virtual Series  A Big Year – w/ Jeremy Bensette Monday Oct. 26th 7-8:15

LWI Virtual Series A Big Year – w/ Jeremy Bensette Monday Oct. 26th 7-8:15

LWI Virtual Series:A Big Year - w/ Jeremy BensetteMonday, Oct. 26, 2020,7pm - 8:15pm  In birding, a Big Year is seeing or hearing as many different species of birds as possible in a calendar year. Jeremy Bensette, a Leamington birder who broke Ontario’s Big Year record in 2017, shares his story.Registration in advance is required for this webinar:https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K9WzAzUbQeqZZROyPmzoZw*Limited number of viewing spots*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.Learn more about Jeremy Bensette before the event:https://www.vortexcanada.net/pro-staff/birding/jeremy-bensette?fbclid=IwAR1pL8y5VMqaR1hmKIt_79JMSsVEbAulxOQMkFq30ofl73xZmEkueWIRrJ4 If you have any questions or concerns about the event, please contact president@lambtonwildlife.com or phone Mike Kent at 519-490-8978 
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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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HABITAT FUND GRANT PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

HABITAT FUND GRANT PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

An exciting new Grant Program has been initiated by Lambton Wildlife Inc. to support the conservation, preservation, and protection of the natural environment in Lambton County. Lambton Wildlife Inc. is inviting community groups and organizations, schools, Conservation Authorities, and Indigenous groups to submit applications for funds to support environmental initiatives in Lambton County. Any project that enhances the ecological value of property in Lambton County will be considered. Projects must take place within Lambton County and use only native plants. A total of $10,000 is available for 2019 with awards ranging from $500 to $5000. Applications are due by April…
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