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November 2019

A christmas wreath on a table
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

horses pulling a sleigh in the snow at the Homestead
Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Christmas in the Country – Frozen in Time

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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January 2020

Dirt trail through forest bathed in golden evening light
Thursday, January 16th, 2020

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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2019 AGM winners
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2019 and announce the Conservation Award Winners.

An Owl
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Winter 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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February 2020

a group of people planting trees
Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Volunteer Fair Open House

Essex County Civic & Education Centre (Committee Room C)
Cost: FREE

Save the date! ERCA will be hosting a Volunteer Fair Open House on Thursday February 6th 2020 from 6:30pm to 8pm in Committee Room C (second floor). Visit anytime to...

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ERCA teaching residents how to plant trees
Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Youth Environment Ambassadors Orientation

Essex County Civic & Education Centre (Committee Room C)
Cost: FREE

YEA Team Orientation YEA Team Orientation will take place on Thursday February 13 2020 from 6:30pm to 8pm in Committee Room C at the Essex Civic Centre. Please register here....

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Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Amherstburg Cupid Dash .5K

Happier Camper Canada
Cost: $15.00

Shake off winter hibernation and get outside for this FUN .5K Dash! The Amherstburg Cupid Dash .5k is a warm up to the TRUE Festival, 70’s dance party, 5pm-10pm. Guests...

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How To Crew planting trees
Thursday, February 20th, 2020

How To Crew Orientation

Essex Civic Centre
Cost: FREE

Consider joining the How To Crew this year! How To Crew members participate in ERCA’s community restoration events as the team that supports the planting plan, provide tree planting demonstrations,...

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