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January 2019

Interesting tree growth
Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Tree Planting & Care Workshop

Essex County Civic & Education Centre (Committee Room C)
Cost: Free Admission. Limited Tickets Available

This exciting and dynamic workshop will discuss ways in which you can get involved in the reforestation of Essex County. Learn about the environmental benefits of tree planting, grants and...

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Volunteers carrying trees to be planted.
Thursday, January 31st, 2019

‘How To Crew’ Tree Planting Workshop

Essex Civic Centre
Cost: FREE

Calling all tree lovers! We are recruiting members of the How To Crew to take a special role in preparing for Earth Day in 2019. Each year, residents from Windsor-Essex...

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March 2019

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Maple Syrup Festival

John R. Park Homestead

Wear your boots to Essex County's premier Maple Syrup Festival at the John R. Park Homestead. Make maple taffy in the snow, and see syrup being made the pioneer way....

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Tuesday, March 12th - Friday, March 15th, 2019

Maple March Break

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

A family friendly maple event perfect for celebrating March Break. Tour the site with interpreters guiding you along the way. Learn the history of this sweet springtime treat as you...

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John R Park Homestead covered in snow
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Maple Moon

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

Continue the maple season with an old-fashioned sugaring off party!  Help collect sap and boil it down by moonlight. Make taffy on the snow, join in the barn dance, linger...

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April 2019

Group photo of students at tree planting event
Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Earth Day Community Tree Planting

Ganatchio Trail

April is Earth Month, and the Essex Region Conservation and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup are inviting everyone to join us on Sunday, April 28, 2018 from 10am – Noon...

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May 2019

People looking through binoculars
Wednesday, May 1st - Monday, May 20th, 2019

Shorebird Celebration

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Cost: $6.00

Bird enthusiasts from around the world make Leamington, Ontario one of their bucket list destinations each May, and Hillman Marsh is ready to greet these guests from May 1 –...

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June 2019

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

South Coast Adventure Race Championship

Cost: Various

Do you have what it takes to compete in the ultimate adventure race? On Saturday, June 15th, join us for the South Coast Adventure Race, Championship Edition. The SCAR has...

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July 2019

Point west golf course
Thursday, July 18th, 2019

31st Annual Essex Region Conservation Golf Tournament

Pointe West Golf Club
Cost: Various

Join the Essex Region Conservation Foundation for our 31st annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Thursday, July 18, hosted at the beautiful Pointe West Golf Club in Amherstburg. Attendees will enjoy...

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August 2019

Purple loosestrife flower
Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Project Purple

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

Calling all citizen scientists – Hillman Marsh needs your help! Purple Loosestrife is an invasive species that came to North America in the early 1800s. It has spread rapidly due...

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