Upcoming Events

2018 LIVING CLASSROOM PROGRAMS

2018 LIVING CLASSROOM PROGRAMS

October 11th

The LRCA will once again be hosting a series of outdoor programs over the course of six months. The full lineup of topics includes:

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 PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

2018 PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

June 14th

THE WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL!

We will still take names for a waiting list as well as to gauge interest in a potential Fall workshop in October. 

Join the LRCA and Flashback Photography for our second annual Spring Photography Workshop! 

Meet here at the LRCA Administrative Office at 130 Conservation Road on Thursday, June 14th 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 ryanm@lakeheadca.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 14, 201
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

LIVING CLASSROOM- Wildflowers

LIVING CLASSROOM- Wildflowers

June 28th

8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Participants will be bussed to either Hazelwood Lake Conservation Areas OR Mills Block Forest Management Property for a guided hike to observe Orchids & Wildflowers. Orchids & Wildflower identification material will be provided to participants to use during the walk. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2018 HAZELWOOD LAKE FAMILY FUN DAY

2018 HAZELWOOD LAKE FAMILY FUN DAY

July 22nd

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area

FEATURING:

  • Event details coming soon!

LIVING CLASSROOM- Geology

LIVING CLASSROOM- Geology

July 26th

8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ancient and modern geological features will be explored at Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area and/or Silver Harbour Conservation Area. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2018 LITTLE TROUT DAY BY THE BAY

2018 LITTLE TROUT DAY BY THE BAY

August 18th

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join the LRCA at Little Trout Bay Conservation Area for a free, fun-filled day including:

FEATURING:

  • Event details coming soon!
LIVING CLASSROOM- Butterflies & Dragonflies

LIVING CLASSROOM- Butterflies & Dragonflies

August 23rd

8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meet LRCA Staff at our Administrative Office located at 130 Conservation Road for a workshop on Butterflies & Dragonflies! You will then be bussed to Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area for a guided hike. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2018 FALL MUSHROOM HIKE

2018 FALL MUSHROOM HIKE

September 16th

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The 2018 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 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.

Registration coming soon!

LIVING CLASSROOM- Archaeology

LIVING CLASSROOM- Archaeology

September 20th

8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This field trip will feature a discussion on local archaeological findings within the region, specifically near MacKenzie Point Conservation Area and Silver Harbour Conservation Area. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2018 TRAILS AND TAILS DOG ADOPTION FAIR

2018 TRAILS AND TAILS DOG ADOPTION FAIR

September 23rd

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).

Featuring:

  • 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

LIVING CLASSROOM- Trees

October 11th

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.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2018 FALL WATERFOWL VIEWING DAY

2018 FALL WATERFOWL VIEWING DAY

October 13th

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.