The Long Point Causeway Improvement Project is a community-based effort to reduce the negative ecological impacts of the 3.5 kilometre-long causeway that links the Long Point Peninsula on Lake Erie with mainland southern Ontario. These include high levels of wildlife road mortality, particularly of Species At Risk turtles and snakes, and disruption of the natural hydrological functions of the Big Creek Marsh, one of the largest remaining coastal wetlands on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes. The Project began in October 2006 and has been managed by a Steering Committee which includes representatives from Bird Studies Canada, the Nature[…]
Causeway Ecopassages Environmental Assessment Report available
The Environmental Assessment report on the three proposed ecopassages for the Long Point Causeway is available for downloading on the Norfolk County website. On October 25, County Council approved the release of the report for a 30-day public review period as required under Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Act. For further information, please read the attached notice.
You may wish to download our complete plan to improve the Long Point Causeway. This is a 50 megabyte file so it will take a couple of hours to download if you have a slow connection.