2018 LIVING CLASSROOM PROGRAMS
The LRCA will once again be hosting a series of outdoor programs over the course of six months. The full lineup of topics includes:
- May 24- Birds & Birding
- June 28- Wildflowers
- July 26- Geology
- August 23- Butterflies & Dragonflies
- September 20- Archaeology
- October 11- Trees
NOTE: Event dates, times and topics are subject to change.
These complimentary programs were once again made possible through the generous sponsorship of the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.
2018 TRAILS AND TAILS DOG ADOPTION FAIR
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The 2018 Trails and Tails Dog Adoption Fair will once again be held at Cascades Conservation Area! Join the LRCA and local rescues as we showcase adoptable pets and stress responsible pet ownership (including on-leash recreation).
- Event details coming soon!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS AN ON-LEASH EVENT. PETS ARE WELCOME BUT MUST REMAIN ON-LEASH. ENFORCED UNDER CITY OF THUNDER BAY BY-LAW #71-1978.
LIVING CLASSROOM- Trees
8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The session will begin with a tree lecture in the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority’s Multi-purpose Room. Participants will be bussed to Cascades Conservation Area for a closer look at the changes of the season and tree species of the Boreal Forest. Tree identification guides will be available for use during the walk. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear.
This program is now full!
2018 FALL WATERFOWL VIEWING DAY
The 2018 Fall Waterfowl Viewing Day will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area on Saturday, October 13th. Once again the LRCA and expert birders from the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists will guide participants around the Conservation Area in search of migratory birds. No experience is necessary! Be sure to dress appropriately as this event runs rain-or-shine. Be sure to bring your binoculars, cameras and field guides!
This free event is generously sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.