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July 2016
Free

Williams Nature Reserve Opening

July 23, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Williams Nature Reserve,
489 Stokes Bay Road
Lion's Head,OntarioN0H 1W0Canada
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In 2015, Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy received a generous donation of 42 acres of beautiful forest and wetland in Stokes Bay from Joanne Davison and the Williams Family. Join us with Joanne Davison and the Williams Family to celebrate the opening of the Williams Nature Reserve. The grand opening will take place at 3:30 pm on Saturday, July 23 at 489 Stokes Bay Road. Refreshments will be served at Joanne's house next door to the nature reserve. If you plan to attend, please RSVP (rbarnett@escarpment.ca)…

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August 2016
Free

6th Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival

August 20, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Bruce Peninsula National Park Visitor Centre,
Chi sin tib dek Road
Tobermory,OntarioN0H 2R0Canada
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  Join the Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy to celebrate the beginning of the Monarch migration to Mexico! The 6th Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival is on August 20 - 21 from 10 am - 4 pm. We will also host a guided bat walk and nocturnal insect viewing session at our Alvar Bay Nature Reserve Saturday at 8:30 pm. Some of the activities will take place at the Bruce Peninsula National Park while others will take place on EBC Nature Reserves nearby! The Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival is on…

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January 2017

Grey Bruce Farmers Week – Ecological Day

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elmwood Community Centre,
38 Queen St. W.
Elmwood,ONN0G 1S0Canada
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Bob Barnett will be speaking at this year's Grey Bruce Farmers Week on Ecological Day! He'll talk to attendees about the ways we work with farmers to protect their land and the benefits of doing so!

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April 2017

Preserving Biodiversity Series – Part 1

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grey Roots Museum and Archive,
102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4
Owen Sound,OntarioN4K 5N6Canada
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Early bird tickets for both workshops are available until March 24th! To celebrate 20 years of conservation, EBC invites you, our landowners, donors, supporters and members of the community to participate in the Preserving Biodiversity Series (PBS). PBS will promote stewardship, species at risk monitoring and invasive species control on privately owned land in the community. This celebration will promote stewardship and protection of biodiversity through education. Workshops will be led by regional and local experts. Do you have species at risk…

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Preserving Biodiversity Series – Part 2

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grey Roots Museum and Archive,
102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4
Owen Sound,OntarioN4K 5N6Canada
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To celebrate 20 years of conservation, EBC invites you, our landowners, donors, supporters and members of the community to participate in the Preserving Biodiversity Series (PBS). PBS will promote stewardship, species at risk monitoring and invasive species control on privately owned land in the community. This celebration will promote stewardship and protection of biodiversity through education. Workshops will be led by regional and local experts. Do you have species at risk on your property but don’t know what to do next? Our…

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June 2017
Free

Bioblitz – CAW Nature Reserve

June 10
CAW Nature Reserve,
Saugeen Beach Road
Port Elgin,OntarioN0H 2C5Canada
Bioblitz

This spring, we launched the Preserving Biodiversity Series to celebrate 20 years of conservation! This series of events promotes biodiversity and the important role of land stewardship in its protection. The series started off with two workshops on species at risk and invasive species identification, control and monitoring. The series will continue with a bioblitz on June 10th and 11th! A bioblitz is an intensive biological inventory wherein participants survey an area and identify as many things as possible! Members of…

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Free

Bioblitz – Simmons Nature Reserve

June 11
Simmons Nature Reserve,
Hillard Crescent
Caledon East,OntarioL7C 1R3Canada
Bioblitz

This spring, we launched the Preserving Biodiversity Series to celebrate 20 years of conservation! This series of events promotes biodiversity and the important role of land stewardship in its protection. The series started off with two workshops on species at risk and invasive species identification, control and monitoring. The series will continue with a bioblitz on June 10th and 11th! A bioblitz is an intensive biological inventory wherein participants survey an area and identify as many things as possible! Members of…

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Free

Annual General Meeting

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
15337 Airport Road
Caledon East,OntarioCanada
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Join EBC for our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, June 11th! This event will take place after our Bioblitz on the Simmons Nature Reserve just a few minutes away. Tea and coffee and some snacks will be provided. For more information, please contact us!

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August 2017
Free

Species at Risk Walkabout – EVENT REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Alvar Bay,
681 Cape Hurd Road
Tobermory,OntarioN0H 2R0Canada
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EVENT REGISTRATION IS CLOSED - THERE NO MORE AVAILABLE SPOTS FOR THE SPECIES AT RISK WALK Join EBC, Jarmo Jalava and Miptoon on Saturday, August 19th to learn about Traditional Ecological Knowledge and the ecology of specialized plants and animals of alvars! We will explore EBC's nature reserves along Cape Hurd Road and highlight rare species, communities and habitats that are present on the Bruce Peninsula. The walk will take place from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm so please pack…

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Free

Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival

August 26 - August 27
Bruce Peninsula National Park Visitor Centre,
Chi sin tib dek Road
Tobermory,OntarioN0H 2R0Canada
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EBC's Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival will take place this year at the Bruce Peninsula Provincial Park Visitor Centre on Saturday, August 26th and Sunday, August 27th! Join EBC, the Bruce Peninsula National Park and the Monarch Teachers Network at this wonderful festival. Learn about the great migration of the Monarch Butterfly and the importance of land conservation in their protection. EBC will host nature hikes throughout the weekend on our nature reserves in the area. During these hikes, attendees will…

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