John R. Park After Dark – Tragic Tales and Pioneer Perils

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September 2021

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Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Festival of Hawks

holiday beach conservation area
Cost: $15.00

Join local wildlife, bird and nature experts in celebration of local bird migration on Saturday September 18 at Holiday Beach Conservation Area from 9am to 3pm for the Festival of...

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Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Live Raptor Display and Presentation (Festival of Hawks)

holiday beach conservation area
Cost: $15.00

Sign up for this exclusive opportunity during the Festival of Hawks! Get up close with trained falconry birds with expert handlers from Kingsport Environmental. Guests will attend a 40 minute...

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Great Horned Owl close up photo
Saturday, September 18th, 2021

Festival of Hawks – Owl Prowl – SOLD OUT!

holiday beach conservation area
Cost: $15.00

On this exclusive night-hike through the Holiday Beach Conservation Area, look and listen for the owls that call the site their home. Join us to learn about the owls of...

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Saturday, September 25th, 2021

2021 Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

Mettawas Park,

A great way to enjoy the last of summer’s warm weather!   The Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour returns to raise funds for conservation initiatives across the Essex Region!  Throughout...

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October 2021

a reenactor makes a corn husk doll
Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Hands-On at the Homestead

Join us for one-hour corn husk crafting sessions at the Homestead. There are two sessions: 1:00pm and 3:00pm. The cost is $5 per participant and includes all supplies and instruction....

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apples in metal buckets
Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Harvest Moon 2021

Come to the John R. Park Homestead for an unforgettable autumn evening family program. Get hands-on in the harvest as you make your own traditional craft, help to press the...

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How To Crew planting trees
Saturday, October 9th, 2021

College Avenue Bikeway Park Community Tree Planting

College Avenue Bikeway Park
Cost: Free

Volunteers are welcome to register for the upcoming fall community tree planting event hosted by the Essex Region Conservation Authority in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Windsor...

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Great Horned Owl close up photo
Saturday, October 16th, 2021

Owl Prowl 2021

Join us to learn about the owls of southwestern Ontario, their adaptations, physiology and more. Then, enjoy a guided hike through Holiday Beach Conservation Area, looking and listening for these...

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a reenactor makes a corn husk doll
Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Hands-On at the Homestead

Join us for one-hour corn husk crafting sessions at the Homestead. There are two sessions: 1:00pm and 3:00pm. The cost is $5 per participant and includes all supplies and instruction....

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sunset at the Homestead
Friday, October 22nd, 2021

John R. Park After Dark – Tragic Tales and Pioneer Perils

John R. Park After Dark – Tragic Tales and Pioneer Perils: Times: 7:30pm-8:30pm 8:00pm-9:00pm 8:30pm-9:30pm Join costumed guides and step back in time to walk in the footsteps of people...

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