Festival of Hawks

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Event Schedule

September 2018

Saturday, September 15th - Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach
Cost: $15.00

Join experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this natural spectacle. Watch thousands of birds of prey flying overheard. Take in free programs hosted by local experts and see...

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Students walk in single file along the boardwalk at Hillman Marsh.
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

All Ages – Hillman Marsh Nature Hike

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Cost: FREE

Join Essex Region Conservation and experts from the Essex County Field Naturalists' Club on a nature hike at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area! This is a great opportunity to get outdoors,...

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Six cyclists pose with bikes along the Greenway Trail at the Essex Region Bike Tour.
Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour – Call for Volunteers

Mettawas Park,

Essex Region – The Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour, a multi route cycling event incorporates the wandering roads of Windsor-Essex County, and our wonderful Greenway trail system. Upwards of 500...

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Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

Windsor-Essex County
Cost: Various

The Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour incorporates all the last sights of summer. Whether you are touring through picturesque country roads and along historic County Road 50, or meandering the off-road...

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October 2018

Bur Oak Acorn
Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Fall Seed Collection Workshops

Camp Cedarwin
Cost: FREE

Calling all tree enthusiasts! Help ERCA’s Certified Seed Collectors this fall gather seeds for our future trees! Windsor-Essex County is part of the most biodiverse area in all of Canada,...

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Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Harvest & Horses Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Celebrate the fall harvest season on the farm. Listen to ghost stories in the attic, try some corn husk crafts, see cider-making and more! Meet the horses that made harvest...

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Friday, October 19th, 2018

John R. Park After Dark – Tragic Tales & Pioneer Perils

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Follow costumed guides and step back in time. These dark, but true, stories will lead you to appreciate the many hazards of daily pioneer life.    

Volunteers planting trees in a field
Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Windsor TD Tree Day Community Planting

Aspen Lake
Cost: FREE

Join ERCA, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Little River Enhancement Group and the City of Windsor as we plant 300 trees in the Little...

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Friday, October 26th, 2018

The Night Shift

Holiday Beach
Cost: $10.00

Enjoy a guided night hike to discover the wildlife that is waking up as the sun goes down.    

Volunteers planting trees in a grassy field
Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Leamington TD Tree Day Community Planting in Lebo Creek Watershed

Lebo Creek
Cost: FREE

Join ERCA and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation as we plant 150 trees in the Lebo Creek watershed!  As TD’s flagship volunteer and urban greening program, TD Tree Days...

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