Thames Talbot Land Trust Fall Event Schedule
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Fall is always an exciting time at the Thames Talbot Land Trust and this year is no exception.  We have several exciting events to announce.  

We hope to see you there!

For more information on any of the TTLT fall events listed below please contact Dee Crilly 519.858.3442 or dee.crilly@ttlt.ca

Celebration of Wardsville Woods
 
Please join TTLT Board, members and staff to celebrate the opening of our most recent acquisition, Wardsville Woods on Sunday, September 29th from 1 to 3 p.m.  The celebration will include highlights of the property, information on the local species, a hike and light refreshments. 
 
Wardsville woods is 50 acres of Carolinian Forest in Southwest Middlesex
and is part of the Skunk’s Misery Natural Area.  It is a mixed-deciduous woods with mature specimens of two iconic Carolinian species, Tuliptree and Sassafras, as well as American Beech, White and Red Oak and Sugar Maple Trees.  A creek flows through the property to the Thames River.

Wardsville woods is located at 1632 Longwoods Road in the Municipality of South West Middlesex.  F
rom London take Wharncliffe Road S and continue on to Main Street then continue on to Longwoods Road. After about 50 km Wardsville Woods will be on the right.

TTLT Annual Fall Speaker Series
 
Please join TTLT Board, members and staff for the ninth annual Fall Speaker Series at the Wolfe Performance Hall in the London Public Library Central Branch on November 6th at 7:00 p.m.

This year our speaker will be Bryan Gilvesy who will be speaking about sustainable agriculture and the development of natural systems to improve the environment and foster a healthy food supply.

Bryan Gilvesy is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and is an advocate of creative sustainable farming and harnessing nature’s benefits in food production.  Bryan is the lead for Eastern Canada of ALUS (Alternative Lands Use Services) and Co-Chair of the Sustain Ontario Steering Committee (The Alliance for Better Food and Farming). 

Everyone is welcome to meet the speaker and TTLT board members after the lecture.

TTLT Fall Work Days
 

Please join us for any or all of these public work days.  We hope to see you there!

Joany's Woods
Sunday Sept. 22 1 - 4 p.m.
Tree removal sand trail maintenance
Chain saws will be used by certified operators . Bring loppers/a trowel if you can.

Meadowlily Nature Preserve
Sunday October 6 1 - 4 p.m.
Buckthorn removal
Chain saws will be used by certified operators . Bring loppers/a trowel if you can.

Five Points Forest Driedger Tract
Sunday October 20 1 - 4 p.m. 
Phragmites removal

Pesticides will be applied by certified operators.
Please contact TTLT in advance if you are interested in participating in this workday!

Joany's Woods
Saturday November 2 1 - 4 p.m.
Autumn Olive removal 
Chain saws will be used by certified operators . Bring loppers/a trowel if you can.

Please 
Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear stout shoes or boots. Bring work gloves, plenty of water & snacks if you will need them.  Directions to the properties can be found on the TTLT website.


For more information or to inquire about participation in the Five Points Forest Driedger Tract work day contact Dee Crilly 519.858.3442 or deecrilly@ttlt.ca.