April 13, 2016: 7:30 p.m. – A representative from the Nature Conservancy of Canada will be at the Ojibway Nature Centre and will speak about NCC in southwestern Ontario. She will provide an overview of how NCC works and how NCC focuses its efforts, highlighting a few key areas and current projects, including Pelee Island and Essex County mainland. The […]
March 13, 2016: 2:00 p.m. – Join Essex County Nature member, Dave Kraus, for a workshop on tree identification. The event will be held at Ojibway Nature Centre and outdoors if weather permits. There is no cost for the workshop and everyone is welcome.
February 11, 2016: 7:00 p.m. – Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Amherstburg Learn about the owls of Southwestern Ontario, their adaptations, physiology and more. Weather permitting, attendees will also walk through the woods of the Holiday Beach Conservation Area on a guided hike, looking and listening for owls. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Admission: $5/person, $15/family. To register, visit erca.org/birding.
January 13, 2016: 7:30 p.m. – Ojibway Nature Centre, 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor Join the Essex County Field Naturalists’ Club to learn about Lil’ Reg! Ian Naisbitt was an elementary school educator for 30 years and created the Habitat 2000 Club at Concord School in 1989, organizing 6 river cleanups of the “old channel” of Little River […]
Coordinating Conservation in the St. Clair-Detroit River System December 9, 2015 – The State of the Strait is an international one-day conference that brings together government managers, researchers, students, environmental and conservation organizations, and concerned citizens to assess ecosystem status and provide advice to improve research, monitoring, and management from Lake St. Clair to the western basin […]