Ponies pulling a wagon with children sitting inside it.
Monday, October 1, 2018

Celebrate Harvest & Horses at the Homestead

Essex – As the trees change colour and leaves crunch underfoot, there’s no better way to kick off autumn than with an outdoor celebration of the bountiful harvest. In that spirit,…

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Agricultural cover crop
Friday, September 14, 2018

Expanded Grant Program to Tackle Phosphorus

Essex Region – With funding from the Government of Canada, Essex Region Conservation is offering incentive grants to farmers who wish to create nutrient management plans and plant cover crops…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Festival of Hawks returns to 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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A volunteer in period costume blacksmiths at the John R. Park Homestead.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Homestead to Celebrate Lost Arts Festival

Essex – Essex Region Conservation is providing an opportunity to become immersed in maker culture. Join the John R. Park Homestead and over 40 local artisans and demonstrators for the annual…

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Gravel trail
Monday, July 9, 2018

ERCA Gathering Information on Greenway Uses

Essex Region Conservation is hoping to hear from a variety of Greenway user groups on the matter of expanding horse back riding on the Greenway Trail System. “Some equestrians have…

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Group of four girls standing in a marsh and peering into a dipnet
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Still some spots available for Teen Ranger Summer Program

Essex Region – There are still some spots available for Essex Region Conservation’s popular Teen Ranger program this August. The program designed for young people aged 12-15, exposes participants to a…

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Bike Tour participants posing for photo alongside their bicycles
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Essex Conservation Bike Tour to unveil new format

Essex – June is ‘Bike Month’ in Windsor-Essex, and to celebrate, Essex Region Conservation Foundation is excited to announce a new format for the Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour.  …

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Sign adjacent to road identifying a Drinking Water Protection Zone.
Friday, May 4, 2018

Essex Region Source Protection Authority Releases 2017 Annual Progress Reports

The 2017 Annual Progress Report uses a Provincially approved template to summarize the progress made toward implementing the 50 policies contained in the Essex Region Source Protection Plan (SPP) from…

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Maidstone Conservation Area entrance sign
Friday, May 4, 2018

Maidstone Conservation Area Open to the Public Again

This past winter, ERCA closed Maidstone Conservation area to replace all of the boardwalks and resurface the granular walking paths. These works are now completed and the site is open…

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Hillman Marsh Nature Centre and mural.
Friday, May 4, 2018

Closure of Hillman Marsh North Beach

Due to ongoing erosion along the shoreline, ERCA’s parking facilities have been damaged and hundreds of trees have been undercut along the shoreline, creating many hazardous tree situations. For these…

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