McEwen Nature Reserve

In April 2008, Nature Conservancy of Canada transferred to the NLT the 100 acre McEwen Property on the Oak Ridges Moraine, in Hope Township.

LOCATION Northumberland County
MUNICIPALITY Hope Township
LATITUDE & LOGITUDE 44.08766928548677, -78.43688679859042
NEAREST TOWN Fenella
DESCRIPTION Lot 3, Concession 10
ROLL NUMBER  
TOTAL PROPERTY SIZE 100 acres
LAND CLASSIFICATION  
HISTORY Rob McEwen and his sister Catherine McEwen, the donors of the property, attended a celebration which was held outdoors, in April 2008. The snow was barely off the ground but the sun shone!
ACQUISITION DATE Apr. 2008
ECOLOGICAL GIFT NUMBER  

This property is a tract of rolling wooded kame forest and open fields, directly adjacent to the Ganaraska Forest. The property contains a drumlin, a beautiful pond, wetlands, a creek, forests, and retired farmland. Seventy-six bird species were recorded, 22 of which were breeding on the property. We look forward to having birders visit the property in the New Year.

If you would like to volunteer to assist with the stewardship of this property, please contact us.

The Northumberland Land Trust gratefully acknowledges the support of Nature Conservancy of Canada.

 

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