Join the Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation

Our Mission

The Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation is dedicated to conserving biodiversity, promoting sustainable communities, and partnering in research, monitoring, outreach and education.

What Members Receive

  • A tax receipt for the full amount of the $35 membership fee.
  • A non-adhesive, static window display cling that recognizes your membership.
  • A tree will be planted for every new and renewed membership received. (If you sign up for a lifetime membership, a plaque will be attached to the tree recognizing your contribution.)

Your Membership Supports the Biosphere

The Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation is proud to have been an active part of the Long Point area community for more than 30 years. Members have an invested interest in the advancement of both the Biosphere’s goals and our projects to restore and protect the local ecosystems.

Your support assists your Biosphere in so many ways including:

  • Annual Research and Conservation Conference
  • Research Document Library
  • Conservation Initiatives with the Biosphere
  • Biodiversity Monitoring
  • The Long Point Causeway Improvement Project
  • Invasive Species Containment
  • Forest Projects and Tree Planting
  • Port Rowan Wetland Projects

How You Can Help as a Member Volunteer

Volunteering is optional however there are several sub-committees and project volunteers working with the Biosphere. The following are key working committees. Volunteers are also required for projects such as tree planting, species monitoring and fund raising. If you would like further information, please email us at

  • Biodiversity
  • Education
  • Fund Development
  • Public Engagement
  • Research and Conservation
  • Ad Hoc Project Volunteering

How to become a member or renew your membership:

Membership Application

Long Point World Biosphere Region Membership Application

Please complete the application. You will also need to submit $35.00 payment for an annual membership, either through PayPal or by cheque.

All membership applications must be approved by our board of directors. Please expect 1 to 6 weeks for approval. 

Examples: permanent resident, cottage owner, business affiliation, connection to board member(s),etc
By submitting this application, you confirm that you pledge to fully support the Foundation’s Mission of conservation: sustainable development, education and research activities and to full support of all the Foundation’s projects.

You understand that this membership application is for an individual person and must be approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, as per the Foundation’s by-laws, before the application process is considered complete.

Confirmation of all above

You may pay online below. You do not need to have a PayPal account. When you click the PayNow button below, simply scroll down and click Pay with a credit or Visa Debit Card. You will go directly to the membership payment screen.

Memberships cost: Annual $35 Lifetime $500

Please note that your charitable receipt for income tax purposes will be issued when your application is approved.

Select Annual or Lifetime Membership

If you would prefer to pay by cheque, please mail it to:

Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation
28 Colborne St. North
Simcoe, ON N3Y 3T9