Category Archives: Conservation Area

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Festival of Hawks – Holiday Beach Conservation Area

September 14, 2018 Every September through November, Holiday Beach Conservation Area in Amherstburg, Ontario becomes a migratory hot spot for birds of prey in large quantities and variety of raptor species. The conservation area hosts […]

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Springwater Conservation Area – Insects Galore !!

August 11, 2018 I headed out to Springwater Conservation Area in search of woodpeckers but instead I encountered tons of insects. I took the trail that I knew would take me past the marsh area […]

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Point Pelee – Baby Barn Swallows and More

August 5, 2018 During my most recent to Point Pelee National Park I was treated to the sight of baby barn swallows in their nests at the Marsh Boardwalk Trail lookout tower. Everywhere you turned […]

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Huron Natural Area

July 28, 2018 Huron Natural Area is located in the south end of Kitchener, Ontario on Trillium Drive. It consists of 264 acres of provincially significant forests, wetlands and meadows. Visitors to the area can […]

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St Clair National Wildlife Area

July 14, 2018 St Clair National Wildlife Area is located just west of Chatham, Ontario and lies along the southeastern shore of Lake St Clair within an extensive marsh habitat stretching from Mitchell’s Bay all […]

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Crawford Lake Conservation Area

June 2, 2018 Crawford Lake Conservation Area is located in Milton, Ontario off of Conservation Road. It features a reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian village based on archaeological findings of 11 longhouses and over 10,00 artifacts from […]

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Big Creek National Wildlife Area

May 26, 2018 Big Creek National Wildlife Area is located at the base of the Long Point peninsula on the north shore of Lake Erie. It consists of 615 hectares of extensive marshes home to […]

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Springwater Conservation Area

April 22, 2018 Springwater Conservation area is located off of Springwater Road in Aylmer, Ontario. It consists of a large pond which is surrounded by a 600 acre forest. Visitors to the conservation area can […]

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Mountsberg Conservation Area

May 20, 2017 Mountsberg Conservation Area is located in Campbellville, Ontario. The 472 hectares are managed by Conservation Halton. The parkland consists of wetlands, forests and open fields including a 202 hectare reservoir built in […]

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Dundas Valley Conservation Area

May 13, 2017 Dundas Valley Conservation Area is located in Dundas, Ontario. The 1,200 hectares provides visitors with access to 40 kms of trails which are maintained by the Hamilton Conservation Authority. Three major trails […]

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Cootes Paradise – Royal Botanical Gardens

April 26, 2017 Cootes Paradise was established in 1927 and is the Royal Botanical Gardens largest and most diverse sanctuary at over 600 hectares. There are three major access points which you can enter the […]

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Longwoods Road Conservation Area

April 23, 2017 Longwoods Road Conservation Area is located in Caradoc, Ontario. It is 155 acres and is owned and operated by the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority. There are six kilometres of hiking trails […]

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Borer’s Falls Conservation Area

April 8, 2017 Borer’s Falls Conservation Area is located in Dundas, Ontario. The conservation area is a forested section of the Niagara Escarpment containing informal trails and several species of plants and animals. The main […]

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