Special Events - 2013
Growing Biodiversity Workshop
Avoiding Invasive Plants & the Values of Going Native
Lower Trent Conservation staff will be on hand at this workshop to answer your questions about invasive plants and growing native plants for biodiversity. There will be indoor presentations followed by a short hike to identify invasive plants and observe how common varieties can be a problem in natural areas. Come prepared for walking outside rain or shine!
Register by May 22 by contacting Pam Lancaster at Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority at 905-885-8173 ext. 247.
When: Sunday, May 26 from 10 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Office (2216 County Road 28, Port Hope)
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Northumberland Trails Open/Seymour Family Fishing Day
Trails Open Northumberland
: We are pleased to be part of Northumberland Doors Open/Trails Open. There are over 30 churches, museums, theatres, gardens, trails & more throughout Northumberland County that will be throwing their doors wide open to welcome visitors free of charge!
At our Trails Open event, Ewa, our Ecology & Stewardship Specialist will discuss the natural features of the Conservation Area highlighting the provincially significant oak alvar savanna habitat and the ongoing restoration activities. Guided hikes, starting at 10 AM and 2 PM, will each take about 1 hour. Or you can walk the trails on your own with various interpretive signs throughout. Staff will be on hand from 8 AM to 4 PM to answer your questions!
Seymour Family Fishing Day will also take place at this location from 8 AM to 1 PM as part of a Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire event with trout fishing in the quarry and lots of prizes.
When: Saturday, June 1
Where: Seymour Conservation Area (5754 County Road 30 - 3km south of Campbellford)
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This is also a Healthy Hikes event. Click here for more details.