Saturday May 28 rain date May 29
9 am to 2 pm
Park at the corner of Army Reserve and Cty Rd 24 and access the Nature Reserve from Soup Harbour Road
Bring your lunch, portable washroom provided
Join Nature Conservancy Canada (NCC) and South Shore Joint Initiative to help remove invasive species from the Bass Family Nature Reserve. Amanda Tracey NCC Coordinator, Conservation Biology – Central Ontario-East will lead us on a short stroll through the Bass Family Nature Reserve starting from Soup Harbour Road and afterwards, we will help remove Garlic Mustard and Dog - strangling Vine around Blanding’s Turtle habitat on the property. Black garbage bags and work gloves will be provided. We will enjoy a picnic lunch at noon.
We will also be taking time to talk about the new “South Shore Stewardship Team” which is set to launch this year. This volunteer team will help steward to the protected lands on the south shore and work together to help restore and enhance the many special and rare habitats found throughout the area.
Please wear appropriate clothing for working outdoors (long sleeved shirt, long pants, sturdy footwear, work gloves (if you have them), hat). Bring your lunch and water. Sunscreen and insect repellant are recommended.
Just a reminder that Ticks and Poison Ivy are present throughout the County as well as in the Reserve.
Registration for this event indicates your agreement to waive NCC and SSJI of any liability for personal injury or damage to personal property.
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