2019 CONSERVATION DINNER & AUCTION
Join the LRCA and the Lakehead Conservation Foundation (LCF) on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at The Da Vinci Centre for the 2019 Conservation Dinner & Auction! This event features a sit-down meal and live and silent auctions! Top live auction items include a framed, hand-signed Robert Bateman print. Tickets are $60.00 and tables seat eight people. All proceeds from the event are in support of the LRCA's Living Classroom Fund, which funds education and outreach programming and Conservation Area upkeep and maintenance.
2019 WINE TASTING & DINNER AT WHITEWATER
The LRCA and LCF present the 2019 Wine Tasting & Dinner at Whitewater!
Tickets are $100 each and include a 5-course meal and a tasting of six different wine varieties (1 white, 5 red).
The tasting starts at 6:30 p.m. SHARP and dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m. There will be a cash bar and small silent auction as well! Please note that all wine tasting tickets MUST be used prior to dinner being served.
All proceeds are in support of the LRCA's Living Classroom Program.
Whitewater Golf Club
1961 King George's Park Drive
Rosslyn ON P7K 0N8
TICKETS TO GO ON SALE THIS SPRING!
Thank you for your support!
2019 TREE SEEDLING PICK UP DAY
Individuals that have purchased tree seedlings as part of the 2019 Private Landowners Tree Seedling Assistance Program are required to pick up their seedlings from Hill's Greenhouses (4348 Oliver Road) on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
2019 LIVING CLASSROOM PROGRAMS
The LRCA will once again be hosting a series of outdoor programs over the course of six months, from May until October. Program topics to be determined.
- May 23, 2019
- June 27, 2019
- July 25, 2019
- August 22, 2019
- September 19, 2019
- October 10, 2019
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.
2019 Dorion Birding Festival
We are proud to be hosting the 11th Dorion Birding Festival in 2019 on May 25 & 26!
For more information, please sign up for our birding e-newsletter.
2019 PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Join the LRCA and Flashback Photography for our third annual Spring Photography Workshop!
Meet here at the LRCA Administrative Office at 130 Conservation Road on Thursday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. for a presentation on photography basics. Transportation will then be provided to Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area for some practical photography instruction! The workshop is set to wrap up by 6:00 p.m.
This program is intended for beginner to moderate-level photographers. You do not need to own a DSLR or mirrorless camera to participate, however it is recommended that your camera has the ability to shoot in Aperture and Shutter Priority modes.
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!
This event requires pre-registration, as space is extremely limited. Please call (807) 344-5857 or email email@example.com to register. A waiting list will be created.
This program is part of the LRCA's Living Classroom Programs, which is generously sponsored by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation - TD FEF. As such, the cost to participate is FREE!
Thursday, June 13, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2019 HAZELWOOD LAKE FAMILY FUN DAY
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area
- Event details forthcoming!
2019 SILVER HARBOUR DAY
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Silver Harbour Conservation Area
Join the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority and the Municipality of Shuniah for Silver Harbour Day!
- Event details forthcoming!
Admission is free!
2019 FALL MUSHROOM HIKE
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The 2019 Fall Mushroom Hike will begin with a talk at the LRCA Administrative Office at 130 Conservation Road. Participants will then make their way to Mills Block Forest or Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area for a guided hike and mushroom identification. The presentation and guided hike will be led by our expert guest speaker, Dr. Leonard Hutchison of Lakehead University.
This event is free of charge, although pre-registration is required as space is limited.
2019 TRAILS AND TAILS DOG ADOPTION FAIR
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The 2019 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 encourage 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 AT ALL TIMES. ENFORCED UNDER CITY OF THUNDER BAY BY-LAW #71-1978.
2019 FALL WATERFOWL VIEWING DAY
The 2019 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 12. 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.