Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

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January 2019

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

Essex Civic Centre
Cost: Free

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2018 and announce the Conservation Award Winners.

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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Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Winter Owl Prowl

Holiday Beach
Cost: Various

Learn about the adaptations, physiology, and more on owls you will see around of southwestern Ontario. Weather permitting, attendees will also walk through Holiday Beach Conservation Area on a guided...

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March 2019

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Maple Syrup Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

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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Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Maple Syrup Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

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, 2019

Maple March Break for Families

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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Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Maple Moon

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

Continue celebrating the maple season by participating in an old fashioned sugaring off party! Help the pioneers collect sap and boil it down by moonlight. Make taffy on the snow,...

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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Maple March Break for Families

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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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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