Winter Owl Prowl – Sold Out

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November 2018

Hillman marsh
Saturday, November 10th, 2018

The Dennis B. Chase Smile Walk for Optimism & Conservation

Cost: $10.00

  This annual walkathon has been created to support the Essex Region Conservation Authority, in honour of a man who left the world a better place by nurturing personal relationships...

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People dressed in santa suits running down street
Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Super Santa 5K Run/Walk

Cost: Pricing dependant on registration

Thanks to everyone who walked and ran in support of conservation in the #PlaceforLife!  Results are posted here. Hope to see you next year. Walk or run 5km dressed as...

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Christmas wreaths being made on a table.
Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Deck the Holidays Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $30.00

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath making workshop using natural materials form the forest and farm. Workshop fee includes: Materials and instruction Mug of cider or cocoa...

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December 2018

Horsedrawn carriage being pulled past John R Park Homestead
Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Christmas in the Country

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 11th, 2018

Candlelight Christmas

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

See the 1842 house decorated with natural materials from farm and forest. Craft a traditional ornament, bake on the hearth, and ring the sleigh bells. Costumed guides will take visitors...

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January 2019

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

Essex Civic Centre
Cost: Free

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2018 and announce the Conservation Award Winners.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Forests Ontario 2019 Community Tree Plant

Spring is right around the corner, and what better way to “dig in” to the warmer weather than with a fun, free, family-friendly tree planting event! Forests Ontario, The City...

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Interesting tree growth
Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

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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Volunteers carrying trees to be planted.
Thursday, January 31st, 2019

‘How To Crew’ Tree Planting Workshop – SOLD OUT

Essex Civic Centre
Cost: FREE

This workshop is now sold out. Calling all tree lovers! We are recruiting members of the How To Crew to take a special role in preparing for Earth Day in...

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February 2019

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Winter Owl Prowl – Sold Out

Holiday Beach
Cost: Various

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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