Third Annual Turtle Release – August 30th in Exeter (1-5pm)

  Join the Huron Stewardship Council and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority as we release hatchling painted and snapping turtles into the wild at Morrison Dam Conservation Area (71108 Morrison Line, 2km east of Exeter, south of Hwy. 83). This event will feature interaction with live reptiles, a guided nature walk, and displays about conservation and our native reptiles. Reptile-themed merchandise will be available for purchase. Admission is free!  We will be accepting donations to raise funds for the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre, the…

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Turtle release September 1st!

You are invited to help release turtle hatchlings, and learn more about local turtles Eggs from species-at-risk Snapping Turtles recovered, incubated; Local people can release Snapping Turtle hatchlings into wild on September 1 in exchange for donation to Turtle Conservation Centre Local people have a rare chance to release local species-at-risk turtle hatchlings into the wild. Those who want to release a Snapping Turtle hatchling or learn more about local turtles are invited to visit the Morrison Dam Conservation Area, 2…

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Join us for Bioblitz 2016

On Saturday June 25th, the Huron Stewardship Council will be cohosting a free all ages event called a ‘bioblitz’ with Ontario Nature and the Huron Fringe Field Naturalists.  You are invited to join expert biologists for a hike at the George G. Newton Reserve, where you’ll learn about local plants and animals. This event is great for families, amateur naturalists, hikers, … really, everyone who is interested in learning more about nature! In a bioblitz, our goal is to identify…

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Back to Blacker: tree planting May 7

Where?  Blacker Property on Highway 8 (Huron Road), 5 km from Goderich.  The property is owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). When?  May 7, 2016, 11:30am to 3pm To register, click here. Join NCC, HSC, and Maitland Valley Conservation Authority staff on Saturday May 7th as we go ‘Back to Blacker‘ to continue our restoration of a former agricultural field to a beautiful mixed forest characteristic of the Lower Maitland River Valley. By planting native deciduous trees to augment the…

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