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the Homestead fireplace decorated for the holidays
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Christmas in the Country featuring the Holiday Makers’ Market at the John R. Park Homestead

Essex – What’s better than kicking off the holidays in good old-fashioned style at the John R. Park Homestead Christmas in the Country special event? Getting to also shop for…

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The JRPH Homestead in the winter, with snow
Friday, November 25, 2022

Service Disruption: John R. Park Homestead on November 26

Excuse us while we Deck the Halls! The John R. Park Homestead Museum will not be providing tours on Saturday, November 26 as our volunteers and staff will be decorating…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Environmental Excellence to be Awarded

Essex Region – Essex Region Conservation is seeking nominees who have made an environmental impact in the Place for Life!  “Again in 2022, we saw incredible community commitment to environmental…

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Caldwell First Nation Undertaking Significant Environmental Restoration

Leamington – A 40 acres restoration project is underway at the Caldwell First Nation. Members from the Nation were joined by students from Leamington District Secondary School, employees from Jamieson…

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Imagine Canada Accreditation logo
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Conservation Foundation Re-Accredited into prestigious Imagine Canada Standards Program

Essex Region – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation announced today that it has been re-accredited into the Imagine Canada Standards Program. With this achievement, it remains part of the distinguished…

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Monday, November 7, 2022

Essex Region Conservation Authority to Meet

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Directors’ meeting at the Essex County Civic and Education Centre on Thursday, November 10 at…

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Friday, November 4, 2022

ERCA Responds to Proposed Changes to Housing and Land Use Policies

The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA), like all 36 Conservation Authorities across the Province of Ontario, works proactively with the development industry and all levels of government to ensure that…

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

Kristin Ives Named President of the Ontario Historical Society

Kristin Ives, Curator/Education Coordinator at the Essex Region Conservation Authority was named as President of the Ontario Historical Society (OHS) at its Annual Meeting on November 2. She has served…

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

Collavino Family donates wetland habitat to ERCA to create Collavino Conservation Area

Amherstburg – Thanks to a generous donation by the Collavino family, 150 acres of ecologically sensitive wetland habitat will be protected in perpetuity by the Essex Region Conservation Authority. The…

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Monday, October 17, 2022

Fall Hours at Conservation Area

Essex Region – The roads and washrooms at Holiday Beach Conservation Area will close beginning Monday, October 17, and walk in access to the park will be available until they…

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