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

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October 2019

Friday, October 25th, 2019

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

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

Join costumed guides and step back in time to walk in the footsteps of people from the past. These dark, but true, stories will lead you to appreciate the many...

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Volunteers planting trees in a field
Saturday, October 26th, 2019

TD Tree Days Windsor

Green space near Florence and Wyandotte
Cost: FREE

Join ERCA, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup, the Little River Enhancement Group, the City of Windsor and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation as we plant over 400 trees in...

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November 2019

Ruscom Shores Trees
Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Fall Seed Collection Workshop

Ruscom Shores Conservation Area
Cost: FREE

Join ERCA staff at Ruscom Shores Conservation Area and experience a unique opportunity in the tallgrass prairie! Get close and personal with the native wildflowers and grasses, and help collect...

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Egret taking flight from a creek
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Friends of Cedar, Mill and Wigle Creeks Monthly Meeting

Camp Cedarwin
Cost: FREE

Join the Friends of Cedar, Mill and Wigle Creeks at their monthly meeting to discuss environmental topics related to the Cedar, Mill and Wigle Creek watersheds. The group's mission includes...

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Fall Owl Prowl

Holiday Beach
Cost: $10

On this exclusive night-hike through the Holiday Beach Conservation Area, look and listen for the owls that call the site their home. Learn about the owls of southwestern Ontario, their...

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Hillman marsh with bright blue sky
Saturday, November 9th, 2019

The Dennis B. Chase Smile Walk for Optimism & Conservation

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

This annual walkathon has been created to support the Essex Region Conservation Authority, in honour of a man who left the world a better place by nurturing personal relationships and...

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Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Super Santa 5K Walk/Run

Amherstburg
Cost: Various

Join in the jolly fun and make the Super Santa 5K Walk/Run your new tradition to kick off the holiday season! Walk or run 5km dressed as Santa with a...

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Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Deck the Holidays Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $30

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath making workshop using natural materials from the forest and farm. Registration fee includes all materials, expert instruction, and a hot beverage....

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December 2019

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Christmas in the Country

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

See the Homestead in its holiday splendour. The pioneer house and grounds are decorated with materials gathered from the farm and forest. Warm up with mulled cider and roasted chestnuts....

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John R Park Homestead at night covered in snow
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Candlelight Christmas

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

See the 1842 house decorated with natural materials from forest and farm, craft a traditional ornament, bake on the hearth, and ring the sleigh bells. Costumed guides will take visitors...

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