January 15, 2009

Free monthly guided tours of the York Regional Forest

 

NEWMARKET The Regional Municipality of York will continue to host our popular series of free, monthly guided forest walks throughout 2009 in the York Regional Forest.

 

Date/Time

Event Theme

Location

January 17th: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Winter Night Wander

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

*February 21st: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Snowshoe Stroll

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

March 21st: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Wild in the Forest and City

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

April 18th: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Spring Forest Festival -
Celebrate Spring!

Eldred King Tract, 16232 Hwy 48

May 30th: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Get Up With the Birds

Eldred King Tract, 16232 Hwy 48

June 20th: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Trim-a-Limb
Tree Pruning Demo

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

July 18th: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Happy Valley Forest Hike

King Township
7th Concession, north of King Road Follow signs and park at dead end
  

August 15th: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

The Dirt On Bugs

Bendor & Graves Tract,
17689 Kennedy Road
(north of Davis Drive)

September 19th: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fall Forest Festival
"From the Forest"

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

October 17th: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Forest Fishes and Fungi

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

*November 21st: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

It's For the Birds!

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

December 19th: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Forest Jingle Bell Walk

Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy 48

 

*Indicates that pre-registration is required. Please call 1-877-464-9675, Extension 5256 to book.

 

 

All events are hosted by staff from York Regions Natural Heritage and Forestry Services branch. For more information on these events, please visit www.york.ca or call 1-877-464-9675, Extension 5256.

 

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Media Contact:         Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region

                                 Phone:  905 830-4444, ext. 1232 or Cell 905 251-6419

                                 Email: michael.kemp@york.ca

 
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