Project Purple

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May 2019

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Garlic Mustard Pull at the John R. Park Homestead

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Free

Join the Friends of the John R. Park Homestead and Essex Region Conservation pull Garlic Mustard at the Homestead on May 14 2019. The event will run from 5:30pm to...

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Hillman marsh
Monday, May 27th, 2019

The Nature of Music

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

Join Essex Region Conservation and 4th Wall Music as they present "The Nature of Music", at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area in Leamington. Since its inception in 2013, 4th Wall Music...

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June 2019

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

South Coast Adventure Race Championship

Cost: Various

SCAR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL STANDINGS!   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,...

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View of Cedar Creek and reflection of trees in the water
Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

Hunt Draw

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Cost: $17.00

HILLMAN MARSH & Cedar Creek WATERFOWL SEASONAL BLINDS DRAW & DEER HUNTING BLINDS DRAW (Bow Only) $17 per draw, per person entry fee (includes HST) and it is non-refundable. 1st Draw: Hillman...

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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...

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Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Windsor Symphony Orchestra Free Concert

Join the Windsor Symphony Orchestra Wind Quintet for a free outdoor concert at the beautiful John R. Park Homestead. Bring your sunscreen and lawn chairs.  Visit the 1842 living farmhouse...

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Holiday beach
Saturday, July 27th - Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Explore The Shore

Cost: Free

A weekend (July 27th & 28th) event created from a partnership between businesses and organizations to promote tourism on Essex County Road 50 along the shore of Lake Erie south...

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August 2019

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Citizen Science Tree Survey

Cost: FREE

In celebration of National Forest Week, we are looking for individuals who are looking to gain some field experience collecting data from a sample of the Earth Day trees planted...

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A volunteer in period costume blacksmiths at the John R. Park Homestead.
Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Lost Arts Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Celebrate summer on the shore of Lake Erie. See demonstrations of lost arts and visit the voyageur encampment. Stay to enjoy hands-on activities, live music, livestock displays and games for...

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Purple loosestrife flower
Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Project Purple

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Cost: FREE

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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