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Upcoming Events

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  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:30 AM through September 24, 2017
    Hawk Cliff Woods in Union, ON, Canada

    Hawk Cliff Weekends

    You're invited to the 2017 Hawk Cliff Weekends!

    This annual event has been hosted for over 10 years by the St Thomas Field Naturalists Club (STFNC), Hawk Cliff Raptor Banders, and volunteers of Monarch Watch. Thames Talbot Land Trust is pleased to be a partner on this event again this year.

    The Hawk Cliff Weekends is a free outdoor event taking place on September 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th from 11am-3:30pm each day. Come out and celebrate the amazing fall migration in a beautiful setting at Hawk Cliff Woods.

    Highlights include:

    • Twice daily Hawk Talks by STFNC and Hawk Cliff Raptor Banders
    • Twice daily Monarch Butterfly talks by STFNC and volunteers of Monarch Watch
    • Guided hikes led by Thames Talbot Land Trust
    • Native plant gardening workshops
    • A special presentation about Ontario's snakes and turtles, by Sssciensational Snakes!

     

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    Thank you to our 2017 event sponsors!

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Schedule of events

      Saturday 16th
    Sunday 17th
    Saturday 23rd
    Sunday 24th
             
    11am

    Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk

    Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk Hawk Talk                     Monarch Butterfly Talk
    12:30pm

    Native Plant Gardening    Guided Hike

    Ssscientational Snakes! presentation Native Plant Gardening    Guided Hike Guided Hike
             
    2pm Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk Hawk Talk                    Monarch Butterfly Talk Hawk Talk                        Monarch Butterfly Talk
             

    * Scheduled activities will end each day at 3:30pm 

     

     

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    Hawk Cliff Woods in Union, ON, Canada

    Adopt-a-Patch at Hawk Cliff Woods

    Join us at Hawk Cliff Woods on September 30th, 1-4pm, for an Adopt-a-Patch workshop.

    The Adopt-a-Patch program aims to engage property stewards in ecological restoration by removing invasive species from their "patch" annually to protect surrounding habitat. This will lead to planting of the cleared areas with native species once the invasive ones have been kicked out! More info on the Adopt-a-Patch program here.

    If you're new to Adopt-a-Patch, you will choose your 10m x 10m patch and receive a patch toolkit containing a bucket, trowel, garbage bags, work gloves, and garlic mustard information sheet. We will provide training in garlic mustard identification and removal, and you will have the opportunity to work on your patch.

    If you already have a patch, this is an opportunity to come out and work on it again. You're welcome to attend the training portion if you'd like a refresher. Don't forget to bring your patch kit!

    Don't want to commit to a patch? That's fine too! Come out for the day and pull Garlic Mustard between the patches.

    This is an outdoor event and will take place rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather and bring water and snacks.

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  • Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM through October 31, 2017
    Joany's Woods

    Joany's Boardwalk - Volunteers needed!

    We're replacing part of the boardwalk at Joany's Woods and we need your help!

    The current boardwalk has seen lots of wear and tear including damage from falling ash trees. Our goal is to replace the worn out section to ensure visitor safety and protect the sensitive habitat of the wetland.

    The work will take place on October 27th-31st inclusive, at 10am-2pm each day. Volunteers are invited to join us for one or more days. All contributions are appreciated! Please RSVP below so we know how many people to expect.

    This work will involve heavy lifting and use of tools such as drills and hammers. If you're able to bring extra tools that would also be appreciated.

  • Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Plant Matter Kitchen in London, ON, Canada

    Fundraising Dinner

    A Taste of Nature at Plant Matter Kitchen

    Save the date: November 9th

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    Join us for dinner and drinks at Plant Matter Kitchen in Wortley Village. This event supports Thames Talbot Land Trust. There will be 2 dinner seatings with the capacity for 60 each time. Plant Matter Kitchen is a vegan restaurant and uses locally sourced ingredients for their food. Beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages are available from local breweries and wineries. You can see Plant Matter Kitchen's Menu here.

    More info to come closer to the event.