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Garlic Mustard Pull-a-Palooza: Day 1

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024 5:00-7:00 PM, 5595 17th Sideroad, Schomberg, ON (Starcliff Nature Reserve)

Join us for this volunteer opportunity to remove Garlic Mustard, an invasive species, from our protected property located in Schomberg, Ontario. Invasive species effect natural ecosystem functions and decrease biodiversity by preventing the growth of native species. Help us achieve our conservation goals by participating in this event! Click the button below to register!

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Annual General Meeting

Saturday, May 25th, 2024 10:00 AM,

Schomberg, ON 

We're excited to announce our guest speaker for this year, Jessica MacDonald, Coordinator of Peel & York Watersheds Government and Community Relations at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Jessica will share insights into her collaboration with the Youth Alliance, focusing on strategies to engage and recruit young volunteers in the conservation field. Don't miss this opportunity to participate in shaping the future of our organization.

TO REGISTER: please email landtrust@oakridgesmoraine.org

We’re accepting applications for board members! To apply, please email landtrust@oakridgesmoraine.org.

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Garlic Mustard Pull-a-Palooza: Day 2

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 5:00-7:00 PM, 5595 17th Sideroad, Schomberg, ON (Starcliff Nature Reserve)

Join us for this volunteer opportunity to remove Garlic Mustard, an invasive species, from our protected property located in Schomberg, Ontario. Invasive species effect natural ecosystem functions and decrease biodiversity by preventing the growth of native species. Help us achieve our conservation goals by participating in this event! Click the button below to register!

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Pride Month Nature Hike

June 11th, 2024 6:00-7:30 PM, MapleCross Nature Reserve

Join naturalist Maxwell Matchim (they/them) this Pride Month for a celebration of the amazing diversity of gender and sexuality in the natural world around us. Learn about the male Hooded Warbler couples that adopt abandoned eggs and raise young together. Discover how some birds are born half-male and half-female. This hike is designed for members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. Everyone is welcome to participate, and the safety of attendees is our top priority. 

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Pride Month Webinar: Queer Ecology

June 18th, 2024 7:00-8:00 PM, Virtual

Join naturalist Maxwell Matchim (they/them) this Pride Month for a webinar on the fascinating world of Queer Ecology. This new discipline challenges existing assumptions about gender and sexuality in biology. Learn about a few of the over 1500 species that participate in same-sex mating. Discover how the green frog can change its sex. Be prepared to have your view of nature changed forever! 

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Guided Walk: Into the
Spider-Verse

July 13th, 2024 9:00-11:00 AM

Back by popular demand! Our guided spider walks are returning in 2024. 🕷️🕸️

 

Spider expert Richard Schwarz will introduce you to a few local species at our MapleCross Nature Reserve. Discover about the ecological significance of arachnids and walk away with a newfound appreciation for our eight-legged friends!

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