Events

Events

Below you will find events taking place at and/or concerning Canadian Heritage Rivers. Each day has a special significance and reminds us of the important role rivers play in our ecosystems and in our lives.

March 5, 2020 – Working Well Workshop

Details TBD

https://awc-wpac.ca/event/2020/3/5/working-well-workshop/

Final Saturday of each month, beginning January, 2020 – Fraser River Discovery Centre Super Saturdays

Come to the Fraser River Discovery Centre and expand your knowledge of the powerful Fraser River. With fun for the whole family, you’ll learn about the Fraser River’s diverse ecosystem and booming industry!

https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/eventscalendar/

March 7-8, 2020 – Maple Syrup festival

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Maple Syrup Festival at the John R. Park Homestead from 11am-4pm. Make maple taffy in the snow, and see syrup being made the pioneer way!

https://essexregionconservation.ca/education-and-events/maple-syrup-festival-3/

March 12, 2020 – Waterfowl: Toronto’s winter spectacle

Toronto’s lakeshore is home to an amazing diversity of ducks. Learn how to identify them, as well as techniques for finding and watching this spectacular group of birds.

https://trca.ca/event/waterfowl-torontos-winter-spectacle-2/?instance_id=5170

March 16-20, 2020 – March Break Guided One Hour Hikes & Tours

Spring is almost here! Step into nature with Lower Thames Conservation over March Break and enjoy fresh air and exercise with the whole family!

https://www.lowerthames-conservation.on.ca/events/march-break-guided-one-hour-hikes-tours/

March 25, 2020 – Harvest the Rain

Join the TRCA for an informative session on harvesting rainwater, where you’ll learn the basics of collecting and reusing rain for your lawn and garden.

https://trca.ca/event/havest-the-rain/?instance_id=5223

March 28, 2020 – Earth Hour

Visit the Claireville Conservation Area at night for an extended Earth Hour celebration! Learn about nocturnal animals, light pollution, climate change and tips for reducing your energy consumption at home. Plus, enjoy a fun campfire!

https://trca.ca/event/earth-hour-3/?instance_id=5229

April 11, 2020 – Faces of the Fraser

Details TBD

https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/eventscalendar/

April 25, 2020 – Great Global Cleanup: Detroit River

Show your appreciation for our natural spaces this Earth Day by helping to clean up litter with Essex Region Conservation!

https://essexregionconservation.ca/education-and-events/great-global-cleanup-detroit-river-2/

April 25, 2020 – Rotary Forest Earth Day – Community Tree Planting Event

It’s Earth Day! Get out your boots and help plant over 4000 trees at the Guelph Lake Conservation Area. Shovels provided!

https://calendar.grandriver.ca/default/Detail/2020-04-25-Rotary-Forest-Earth-Day-Community-Tree-Planting-Ev

April 26, 2020 – Spring Litter Cleanup at Marie Curtis Park

April is Earth Month! Celebrate with a nature hike and litter clean up at Marie Curtis Park.

https://trca.ca/event/spring-litter-cleanup-at-marie-curtis-park/?instance_id=5203

April 26, 2020 – Earth Day Community Tree Planting

Everyone is invited to help plant over 2000 native trees and shrubs in the city of Windsor! Some shovels will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own.

https://essexregionconservation.ca/education-and-events/earth-day-community-tree-planting-3/