Lake Laurentian Conservation Area 2017 Events
Evening Owl Prowls
Join Conservation Sudbury for our exciting evening Owl Prowls. Come over to the dark side and meet those amazing birds that exist by moonlight!
Where: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
When: Wednesday March 1, and Wednesday March 8, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Spend the evening with Chris Blomme and Greg Blomme, from the Sudbury Ornithological Society, who, through a 30 minute presentation, will introduce you to the fascinating lives of our local species of owls. Then take a quiet night hike, where we will try to call in some wild owls.
Warm up with hot chocolate in the Nature Chalet afterwards.
This free event is family friendly. Participants should bring a flashlight for the night hike.
Space for this activity is limited to 25 participants each evening.
To reserve your spot or for more information, please call: (705) 674-8904 or email: email@example.com
Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day
When: Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Where: at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
Time: 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
That weekend is an Ontario Family Fishing weekend, so no fishing licenses are required (more information at ontariofamilyfishing.com).
Ice fishing activities will include learning proper catch and release techniques and making your own ice fishing rod from a stick.
Ice augers, gear and free bait will be available courtesy of our partners, the OFAH Tackleshare program, Ramakko’s and the Sudbury Game and Fish Protective Association.
Winter Animal Tracking and Guided Snowshoe Hike
When: Sunday, February 5, 2017
Where: at the Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Participants will take a guided snowshoe tour with a nature interpreter and discover a winter forest full of life! Would you recognize the tracks of a snowshoe hare or a red fox?
Find out what kind of tracks can be seen at the Conservation Area! All ages welcome; snowshoes will be provided free of charge. The Nature Chalet will be open to warm up and to enjoy complimentary hot beverages.
CLICK HERE to download a special pictorial guide of some of our birds found at Lake Laurentian Conservation Area
Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Are you and your family always wondering what bird that is visiting your feeders? Come out and take part in Conservation Sudbury’s fourth annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids!
When: Saturday, January 7th
Where: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thank you to the generous support of our sponsors, the Walden Senior’s and Pensioner’s Woodshop, Pinehill Lumber, The Backyard Birder, and the Sudbury Ornithological Society for making this event possible.