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Nature Day

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Pre Register for this free event by contacting 905-478-3826.  

9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

Registration and button making station

10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement

 

Session # 1

10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session # 2

11:15 a.m. to 12 noon

Sign up for one of the three activities each session:

Vivian Creek discovery walking tours

Come by and discover the different creatures that live in Vivian Creek! Participants will have the opportunity to use nets to catch a variety of species including bugs, nymphs and worms in order to learn about the important role that they play in the environment. Dip nets and all other equipment will be provided.  Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for getting a bit wet

Tree and shrub planting

Make a difference in your community by planting trees and shrubs that will help create a valuable habitat for pollinators! Participants will have the chance to get their hands dirty while learning about how wildlife and plants work together in the environment.

Shovels will be provided for volunteers

 

Connecting to nature games

Want to spend more time outdoors? Learn how to develop and create your own adventure backpack with a variety of games and other hiking essentials. Reconnect to nature using tried and true nature activities

12 noon to 12:30 p.m.

Adventure Walk to Forest Manor Park
Free BBQ. Sausages and buns from local Mt. Albert businesses.

    1 p.m.

    Official Forest Manor Park Opening
    Ribbon Cutting
    Speeches
    Monarch Butterfly release.

     

    Event Key Principals

    • Connecting children to nature

    • Nature education and awareness

    • Physical activity

    • Promoting the many benefits of local agriculture

    Event Partners

    East Gwillimbury Nature Day is presented by the Town, the Mount Albert Lions and in partnership with Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, York Region 4-H association and the East Gwillimbury Public Library.

     Pre-Register for this free event for an opportunity to win a Nature Backpack. Call 905-478-3826 to register.