From Extension Master Gardener Are your feeders ready? The spring 2017 hummingbird migration is underway, and ruby-throated hummingbirds are on the move. To help hummers, remember these tips: - Always clean your feeder at least once a week. -Skip the dye! Hummers can find your feeder without it. - Don't use honey or corn syrup; … Continue reading Hummingbirds are on the move!
Via Victory! Snapping Turtle hunt now illegal | AWARE Simcoe Decision on Regulation: • As of April 1, 2017, no open season for Snapping Turtle across all of Ontario. Based on public feedback, there was significant opposition to maintaining any open season for snapping turtles. Snapping Turtle is a long-lived species that reproduces slowly and … Continue reading Snapping turtle hunt now illegal!
You are invited to join the 2017 Youth Volunteer Programs offered by Willow Park Ecology Centre. Youth Volunteer Mentorship - starts Tuesday May 2nd from 4:00-6:00 pm, and continues every Tuesday and Thursday until June 8th. And then runs in the fall from mid-September to late-October. See list on the volunteer registration form. We will care for … Continue reading Volunteer Schedule and Project List
Harnoor Gill is our new youth volunteer leader. Harnoor wants to encourage children to volunteer in the park - even a little will help a lot. Harnoor won the 2011 Halton Youth Awards for Environmental Excellence for his volunteering at Willow Park Ecology Centre. “I want to show the youth in the community that they … Continue reading Young volunteers – get inspired by Harnoor!
Congratulations to Willow Park Ecology Centre for winning in the the 2017 Credit Valley Conservation Awards. We won an Award for Merit, for work on the Hungry Hollow initiative. Screenshots from the Credit Valley Conservation Instagram account.