Essex Region Children’s Water Festival (Cancelled)

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March 2020

Reenactors making maple syrup in the snow
Friday, March 20th, 2020

Maple March Break for Families (Cancelled)

John R. Park Homestead

Due to precautionary measures recommended by public health officials, all Maple March Break programs have been cancelled. A family friendly maple event perfect for celebrating March Break. Tour the site with...

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Wildflowers in a field
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Prairie Pollinator Workshop (Cancelled)

Essex County Civic & Education Centre (Committee Room C)

In a continued effort to proactively respond to the public health guidelines for preventative action related to COVID-19, Essex Region Conservation regrets to announce that this workshop has been cancelled...

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April 2020

Great Global Cleanup Flyer
Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Great Global Cleanup: Detroit River (Postponed until 2021)

Cost: FREE

The GGCUDR team is closely monitoring the sweeping magnitude of the COVID-19 virus and will provide event updates via our website and social media channels.   SAVE THE DATE! We are so excited...

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a group of people planting trees
Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Earth Day Community Tree Planting (Postponed until Fall 2020)

Ganatchio Trail

Working collaboratively with the Windsor-Essex community to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is with great regret that we must postpone the Earth Day Tree Planting Event until Fall, 2020....

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Wednesday, April 29th - Friday, May 1st, 2020

Earth-E Month 2020: (April 29 – All About Chimney Swifts)

Join ERCA as we celebrate Earth-E Month in our very own homes and neighbourhoods. Each day in April includes an Earth Day activity or item that you and your family...

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May 2020

People looking through binoculars
Friday, May 1st - Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Shorebird Celebration (Cancelled)

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

Due to overcrowding concerns and the resulting inability to maintain physical distancing, Hillman Marsh  will be closed until May 31.  Provincial Offences Officers will be monitoring these sites and violators...

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A group of volunteers at an ERCA planting
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Rotary Legacy Forest Planting 2020 (postponed until Fall 2020)

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: FREE

  Rotary District 6400 invites Rotarians, friends and family members to join us in planting 300 trees at the Rotary Legacy Forest Planting, located at Iler Road and Dolson Road....

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John R Park Homestead Sawmill
Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Friends of the Homestead Yard Sale

John R. Park Homestead

Help the Homestead by donating quality items in advance or by coming out to bargain hunt. Discover treasures old and new. There is something for everyone at this giant sale.

a somen walks her dog on a path
Tuesday, May 26th - Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Enjoy The Outdoors Safely this Summer

Many of our beautiful conservation areas are open for passive use, so here are tips to enjoying ERCA's Conservation Areas, areas and any outdoor space in our region, safely. Maintain...

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Children inspecting feathers with magnifying glasses
Tuesday, May 26th - Friday, May 29th, 2020

Essex Region Children’s Water Festival (Cancelled)

Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

Held annually during the last week of May at the Canadian Transportation Museum, the festival continues to be a smashing success! The Essex Region Children's Water Festival educates thousands of...

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