Join us for a day of free family fun at the grand opening of the new joint emergency services base in Roseneath on Saturday, May 25th! Enjoy a free BBQ, tour the new base, learn about local services like EarlyON Child and Family Centres, explore emergency vehicles and meet first responders, Sparky the Fire Dog ...continue reading "Roseneath Emergency Services Base Grand Opening"
Help restore rare prairie habitat to the Rice Lake Plains! Historically, the Rice Lake Plains were covered with tall grass prairies and oak savannah, which were dominated by massive black and white oak, grasses like big bluestem and switchgrass thrived and a diverse range of wildflowers blossomed. Today, the oak savannah and tall grass prairie ...continue reading "Plugs for the Prairies: Van Hove Part 1"
Help restore rare prairie habitat to the Rice Lake Plains! Historically, the Rice Lake Plains were covered with tall grass prairies and oak savannah, which were dominated by massive black and white oak, grasses like big bluestem and switchgrass thrived and a diverse range of wildflowers blossomed. Today, the oak savannah and tall grass prairie ...continue reading "Plugs for the Prairies: Van Hove Part 2"
Varied 10 minute presentations by Tom Jackman, Elizabeth Kellogg, Don McLeod, Frank Godfrey, and Chris Ketola. Inaugural Membership Night
Postponed from April 26th due to inclement weather. Join the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) and the Peterborough Astronomical Association (PAA) in an exploration of the night sky. Start the evening off with equipment demonstrations and displays, then enjoy an ‘Astronomy 101’ presentation in the Great Hall of the Ganaraska Forest Centre before venturing back ...continue reading "Under The Stars"
We are pleased to be guiding another walk with the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) in the beautiful Ganaraska Forest! Join Guide Jessica on a morning of cleansing the soul with nature. This 1.5km gentle, quiet walk in the woods, with mindful activities along the way, is appropriate for those who are looking for a ...continue reading "Guided Forest Therapy Walk"
Ontario is home to over 3000 species of moths, many rivalling the beauty of butterflies. Despite this diversity, few people have been able to experience moths in the wild. Join Basil and NCC as we shed light on this unique group of insects and share tips on how to make your garden moth-friendly. An observation ...continue reading "Illuminating the World of Moths"
Do you think you could tell the difference between Queen Anne’s Lace and Wild Parsnip? If you found a patch of Giant Hogweed, would you know where to report it? Learn this and much more during an informative and educational walk through the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority's (GRCA) Millennium Conservation Area with GRCA’s Watershed Biologist. ...continue reading "Invasive Plants Walk"
Get to know some of the winged wonders at the Rice Lake Plains’ unique grassland and savannah habitats! Your butterfly observations will contribute to a better understanding of the biodiversity in this area, and help to identify where butterfly conservation efforts are needed most. This will be an official North American Butterfly Association event presented ...continue reading "Rice Lake Plains Butterfly Count"
For 8 years, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) has been partnering with the Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario Parks & Rec and the Port Hope Police Service to host this annual fun fishing derby for children ages 17 & under. Stay tuned for more details!