The Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative (RLPJI) is an ongoing partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Corporation of the County of Northumberland, Alderville First Nations, Ontario Parks, Lower Trent Conservation, Northumberland Land Trust and the Ganaraska Conservation Authority. Together we work to identify and restore prairie habitat along with other significant ecosystems in the Rice Lake Plains.
There is also opportunity for landowners on the RLP to get involved by either doing projects on their land or attending the variety of workshops offered. See the RLP Landowner Services & Events section below for more information.
One of the best ways to help restore prairie habitats is through a prescribed burn (PB). A PB is a deliberately set fire, done by highly trained professionals under very strict weather and environmental conditions, with the goal of restoring the health of the ecosystem. PB´s help ecosystems by: