Environmental Events Calendar
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Evening Owl Prowls at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area
Dates: Wednesdays, March 1 and March 8, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Location: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area Nature Chalet, 2309 South Bay Rd., Sudbury
Join Conservation Sudbury for our exciting evening Owl Prowls. Come over to the dark side and meet those amazing birds that exist by moonlight!
Spend the evening with Chris Blomme and Greg Blomme, from the Sudbury Ornithological Society, who, through a 30 minute presentation, will introduce you to the fascinating lives of our local species of owls. Then take a quiet night hike, where we will try to call in some wild owls. Warm up with hot chocolate in the Nature Chalet afterwards.
This free event is family friendly. Participants should bring a flashlight for the night hike. Space for this activity is limited to 25 participants each evening. To reserve your spot or for more information, please call (705) 674-8904 or email Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.
Lunch with a Lake Concert
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Location: Vale Living with Lakes Centre, 840 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury
The series of informal concerts of Lunch with a Lake will take place on the first Friday of each month from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Admission is free. Bring your own lunch while listening to beautiful live music offered by various Sudbury musicians. All are welcome. Parking at the Lakes Centre is very limited so we recommend Parking Lot 15 off South Bay Road or carpooling. For more information, please call the Vale Living with Lakes Centre at 705-671-3851 or view the event poster.
Rainbow Routes Hike Club
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Location: Visit the Rainbow Routes website for details of the location.
Rainbow Routes wants people to know Sudbury's trail network and to regularly experience the slower pace of life. The Rainbow Routes Hike Club gives people an opportunity to explore local trails in a safe, friendly environment with the opportunity of building new friendships. Their hikes are led by an experienced hiker, are typically two hours long and of varying difficulty. New trails throughout the City are selected for each hike as to keep things fresh and exciting. Hikes are free, held from 10:00 a.m. to noon, and run on the first Saturday of each month between October and June. Participants are asked to arrive at 9:45 a.m.
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: YMCA Centre for Life and Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury
The Sudbury Horticultural Society, along with other community partners, will host the annual Seedy Saturday event to provide gardeners with an opportunity to exchange and purchase seeds for the upcoming growing season. The day also includes speaker presentations and vendor/exhibitor displays. Admission by donation only.
For more infomration, visit the Sudbury Horticultural Society's website.
Winter Wetland Walk
Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Ponderosa Wetland in Rotary Park (Adanac Ski Hill)
Ever wonder what wetlands are like in the winter? Come out and explore the Ponderosa Wetland with the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee. This snowshoe walk will be guided by Dr. Gerard Courtin, an expert in winter ecology. This event is free and will be of interest to families and naturalists of all ages. Snowshoes will be provided. However, spaces are limited so please pre-register. If you’d like more information or wish to confirm your attendance, please email the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee or call 705-525-8736.
Festival and Trout Release
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Twin Forks Playground, off Gary St., Sudbury
Join the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee for our Annual Junction Creek Festival and Trout Release at Twin Forks Playground. Festival goers will have the chance to help stock the brook trout population in Junction Creek by releasing fish into the stream. There will also be the chance to plant trees, craft seed bombs, identify bugs and much more! This event is free and will be of interest to families of all ages. If you'd like more information, please email the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee or call 705-525-8736.