Archives for August, 2016

Monarch festival 3

Last weekend, EBC hosted the Monarch Butterfly Festival at the Bruce Peninsula National Park. The Monarch butterfly migrates farther than any other butterfly in North America, all the way to Mexico at the end of the summer. It is incredible that a small butterfly can fly 4,000 km. During the festival, we caught some of […]

Chatsworth_Aug7

Last week, on Aug 7th, Bob and I visited landowners who are considering donating their land to EBC. They showed us their property near Chatsworth, which was really beautiful, and told us that they don’t want people to develop the land after they die. The property includes the Saugeen River that protects habitat of some […]

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Last week, we visited some of our nature reserves on the Bruce Peninsula to do species at risk surveys with help from the Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA). There are a lot of species at risk found in that area and the Massasauga Rattlesnake is one of them. We surveyed the forest to look for […]