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December 2019

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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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

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

February 2020

Owl mid-flight
Friday, February 14th, 2020

Winter Owl Prowl

Holiday Beach

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 2020

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

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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Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Maple Syrup Festival: Day Two

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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ERCA employee looking through binoculars while standing in a marsh.
Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Marsh Monitoring Program Workshop

Ojibway Nature Centre
Cost: FREE

Bird Studies Canada (BSC), in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA), are looking for wetland enthusiasts willing to adopt a local marsh and...

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Maple March Break for Families

John R. Park Homestead

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 17th, 2020

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 20th, 2020

Maple March Break for Families

John R. Park Homestead

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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