Solcz Family Foundation Forest fall Tree Planting

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September 2021

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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Owl in a cedar tree
Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Owl-oween Owl Prowl

Whoooo's ready to celebrate Halloween? 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,...

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November 2021

Hand made paper ornaments
Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Handmade for the Holidays – Woven Ornament Workshop

Join the staff of the John R. Park Homestead and learn to make two hand-woven ornaments: a reindeer and a heart. You will learn to work with flat reed for...

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Friday, November 12th, 2021

Solcz Family Foundation Forest fall Tree Planting

Solcz Family Foundation Forest
Cost: Free

Please note this event has been postponed to Friday November 12 2021. Following this weekend’s rainfall, the site of the Solcz Family Foundation Forest is extremely wet and muddy and...

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