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Newmarket Edible Tree Tour

15 July, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Cost:  Free
Registration Required
Location:  Riverwalk Commons  
Meet at the Town of Newmarket sign,
located on the north-west corner of
Doug Duncan Drive and Water Street 
Newmarket, ON

 

Join LEAF for a guided walking tour through downtown Newmarket to uncover delectable treats in unexpected places. A certified arborist and local experts will lead the tour and share tips on tree identification and selection. Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and water. This event is rain or shine.

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Nocturnal Wildlife

05 July, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 6 to 9 p.m.
Cost:  FREE
Location: St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre
2500B Second Street West
Cornwall, ON

 

What happens on the St. Lawrence River when night falls? Learn how to identify and track nocturnal species like bats, owls and moths, and take a nighttime excursion with biologist Dr. Brian Hickey.

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Critters and Rivers

17 June, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost:  FREE
Location: St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre
2500B Second Street West
Cornwall, ON

 

Explore the river ecosystem, and learn to identify invertebrates and wetland plants. Then, build a duck box to help give a duck a new home.

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Leslieville Tree Festival

17 June, 2017

​Saturday June 17, 2017
Cost: FREE
Location: Leslie Grove Park
Corner of Queen St E and Jones Ave
Toronto, ON

 

This free, fun-filled celebration of our urban forest includes activities for the whole family! There will be music and food, and interactive exhibits by environmental organizations and local businesses, as well as some pop-up performances for families to enjoy. And LEAF’s popular mascot, Barkley, will be making appearances throughout the day.

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Bring Back the Wild with Earth Rangers at the Niagara Falls History Museum

08 June, 2017

​Thursday, June 8, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Cost:  FREE
Location:  Niagara Falls History Museum
5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

 

Join Sonic the Barn Owl and the other Animal Ambassadors of Earth Rangers for an experience you and your family won’t forget. This unique and up-close encounter with the awesome animal ambassadors from Earth Rangers will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild.

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Experimental Science

27 May, 2017

​Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost:  FREE
Location: St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre
2500B Second Street West
Cornwall, ON

 

Look at bugs and other specimens under the microscope, tackle some cool water and electricity experiments, and join in on paper airplane races.

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Huron Fringe Birding Festival

26 May, 2017

May 26-29, June 1-4
Registration Required
Location:  MacGregor Point Park
R.R.1 Port Elgin, ON  N0H 2C5

 

This eight-day Birding and Nature Festival is held annually on the first two weekends after the May (Victoria Day) long weekend. Mornings feature guided hikes concentrating not only on birds but wildflowers, butterflies and insects. Afternoons feature additional hikes, workshops on bird identification and nature photography.

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Turtles 4 Tomorrow Workshop

18 May, 2017

​Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Registration Required
Location: Darlington Information Centre
1855 Energy Drive, Courtice

 

Central Lake Ontario Conservation and the Toronto Zoo Adopt a Pond are hosting a Turtle Conservation workshop at OPG's Darlington Nuclear Information Centre. This interactive workshop is designed to provide participants with the tools and resources to help protect local native turtle populations and their habitats in Durham Region.

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