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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Enbridge creates new, natural playground at Holiday Beach

Amherstburg, ON – A new, natural playground has been created at Holiday Beach Conservation Area in Amherstburg, thanks to a generous gift from Enbridge Inc. Today, students from Natural Pathways…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hearn family supports conservation education

Windsor/Essex, ON– October 20 marks national Take Me Outside Day, a day which encourages children and youth to spend more time outside through various projects and initiatives, like outdoor education. …

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Service Disruption: John R. Park Homestead

Please note that the buildings at the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area will be closed on Friday, October 15, and will re-open at 11am on Saturday, October 16. Hands-on…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

Fall Fun at the John R. Park Homestead!

Essex Region – The John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area is ready to welcome visitors back for some old-fashioned fall fun. As the nights grow longer and the air gets…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

Essex Region Bike Tour – Weather Delay

Please note that due to anticipated rainfall, for participant and volunteer comfort and safety, the Essex Region Bike Tour will have a delayed start time on Saturday, September 25. Please…

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour This Saturday!

Essex Region – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation is ready to welcome hundreds of cyclists to the “Place for Life” this Saturday, September 25 for the Essex Region Conservation Bike…

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A close up of a red tailed hawk
Friday, September 10, 2021

Festival of Hawks Returns to Holiday Beach

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. Tens of thousands of hawks and…

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Essex Region Conservation Authority to Meet

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Directors’ meeting digitally on Thursday, September 9 at 6:00 pm. Agenda items include: Floodplain Prioritization…

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a couple cycling on the greenway
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour Returns

Essex Region – After hosting a virtual event in 2020, the Essex Region Conservation Foundation is ready to welcome hundreds of cyclists to enjoy the “Place for Life” by bike…

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Service Disruption: Cypher Systems Group Greenway

Service Disruption: Please note that the Cypher Systems Group Greenway from Highway 3 to Thomas Street in Essex Centre will be closed as the Town of Essex performs Rush Drain…

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