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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Service Disruption – John R. Park Homestead Museum & Conservation Centre

Please note that in preparation for Sunday’s Harvest and Horses Special Event, the John R. Park Homestead Museum & Conservation Centre will be closed on Saturday, October 1. Hope to…

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Monday, September 26, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Acknowledged at the John R. Park Homestead

September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation across Canada. The day honours the children who never returned home, the Survivors of residential schools, as well as their…

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Harvest and Horses Festival Returns to the John R. Park Homestead

Essex – After a two year hiatus, the much loved Harvest and Horses Festival returns to the John R. Park Homestead on Sunday, October 2, 2022. “This festival introduces visitors…

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Friday, September 16, 2022

Trails, Hawk Tower improved at Holiday Beach Conservation Area thanks to OTF grant

Amherstburg, ON – Nature appreciation will be more accessible at Holiday Beach Conservation Area, thanks to a $161,800 Capital stream grant from the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund, which…

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Mysteries at the John R. Park Homestead

Essex Region – On September 24 & 25th, we are calling all super sleuths to the John R. Park Homestead. “This year, the John R. Park Homestead is celebrating its…

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A juvenile red tailed hawk
Friday, September 9, 2022

Festival of Hawks at Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Amherstburg– All eyes will be on the skies this September as local birders and nature lovers take in one of North America’s greatest migrations. These watchers will call the Holiday…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Artist Tracey-Mae Chambers installs #hopeandhealingcanada at the John R. Park Homestead

Essex – The John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area was honoured to welcome Métis artist Tracey-Mae Chambers to open her #hopeandhealingcanada art installation exhibit on August 29, 2022. The #hopeandhealingcanada project…

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Service Disruption – Sadler’s Pond Community Entrance

The Sadler’s Pond Community Entrance to the Cypher Systems Group Greenway and the paved section of trail will be closed on Friday, August 19 for Town of Essex drainage works….

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Service Disruption – John R. Park Homestead

Please note that the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area will be closed on Saturday, August 20 and Saturday, August 27 for private events. The site is reopened at 11am…

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Monday, August 8, 2022

Essex Region Bike Tour Takes Place September 24!

Essex Region – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation is ready to welcome hundreds of cyclists to enjoy the “Place for Life” by bike on September 24th for the Essex Region…

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