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  • Solar-Powered Car Day!
    Solar-Powered Car Day!
    Sun, Jul 28
    Essex
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Come have fun in the sun!
  • Sock Puppet Day
    Sock Puppet Day
    Sat, Aug 03
    Essex
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Sock Puppet Day is a fun lesson in reduce, reuse, recycle!
  • Swift & Swallow Day
    Swift & Swallow Day
    Sun, Aug 04
    Essex
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
  • JRPH Lost Arts Festival
    JRPH Lost Arts Festival
    Sun, Aug 11
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
  • ADM & Friends Watershed Cleanup – Little River
    ADM & Friends Watershed Cleanup – Little River
    Wed, Aug 14
    Teedie Park
    Teedie Park, 8049 Hawthorne Dr, Windsor, ON
    Teedie Park, 8049 Hawthorne Dr, Windsor, ON
    Help us clean the Little River August 14 between 6-8pm!
  • Pollinator Party
    Pollinator Party
    Sun, Aug 18
    Essex
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Explore the incredible world of pollinators at the John R. Park Homestead!
  • Land Bound Sailor Day
    Land Bound Sailor Day
    Sat, Aug 24
    John R. Park Homestead
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Experience life on the Great Lakes 200 years ago
  • Shadow and Lights
    Shadow and Lights
    Sun, Aug 25
    John R. Park Homestead
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
  • Early Settler Amazing Race
    Early Settler Amazing Race
    Sat, Aug 31
    John R. Park Homestead
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    An Amazing Race for the ages!
  • Homeschool Outdoor Explorers - Operation Migration!
    Homeschool Outdoor Explorers - Operation Migration!
    Tue, Sep 10
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area, 6952 50 Cr, Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area, 6952 50 Cr, Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Discover the marvels of migration while playing games and exploring Holiday Beach during a guided hike to the top of the Hawk Tower!
  • Festival of Hawks 2024
    Festival of Hawks 2024
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Sep 14
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area, 6952 50 Cr, Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Holiday Beach Conservation Area, 6952 50 Cr, Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Check back to the event page often to see an updated schedule, list of activities, vendors, partners and more!
  • Essex Region Bike Tour
    Essex Region Bike Tour
    Sat, Sep 28
    Kingsville
    Kingsville, 85 Park St, Kingsville, ON N9Y 1N5, Canada
    Kingsville, 85 Park St, Kingsville, ON N9Y 1N5, Canada
    The Essex Region Bike Tour is back with brand new road routes that take cyclists to the Point Pelee National Park of Canada, and with tried and true safe, off-road Greenway routes to explore!
  • Harvest and Horses
    Harvest and Horses
    Sun, Oct 06
    Essex
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Essex, 915 County Rd 50 E, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Join us for this longstanding fall tradition!
  • Homeschool Outdoor Explorers -  Harvest
    Homeschool Outdoor Explorers -  Harvest
    Tue, Oct 08
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 Essex County Rd 50, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 Essex County Rd 50, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Notice the changing of the seasons and explore ways to prepare for winter.
  • Super Santa Walk/Run/Wheel
    Super Santa Walk/Run/Wheel
    Sat, Nov 16
    Amherstburg
    Amherstburg, Amherstburg, ON, Canada
    Amherstburg, Amherstburg, ON, Canada
  • Homeschool Outdoor Explorers - Traditions & Celebrations
    Homeschool Outdoor Explorers - Traditions & Celebrations
    Tue, Nov 26
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 Essex County Rd 50, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, 915 Essex County Rd 50, Essex, ON N0R 1G0, Canada
    Compare early settler traditions with modern ways of celebrating!
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Sustaining The Essex Region Since 1973

The Essex Region Conservation Authority was established in 1973 as one of Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities. Located at the tip of Southern Ontario, ERCA has jurisdiction in nine municipalities. These include the City of Windsor, Township of Pelee and the seven municipalities in Essex County. Nineteen representatives from these communities are appointed to the Board of Directors. ERCA’s three main watersheds include Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River, and Lake Erie. Its area of jurisdiction measures 1,681 square kilometres, and more than 4,200 acres of natural lands are managed to ensure their long-term conservation.  

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