Lake Laurentian Conservation Area 2017 Events

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I SPY - October Workshop

Are you missing the green of summer? Does your family have the October blahs?I spy October 2017

Join Conservation Sudbury for our third annual I SPY workshop, to have another look at the fall and find the beauty and colour that is all around us in the natural world!

When: Saturday October 21, 2017
Where: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Families will explore the colours and patterns that can be found in nature, while hiking the 1 km Chickadee Loop trail. After creating a piece of nature I Spy art from the natural items collected, families can write their own I Spy riddle to go with their artwork. Volunteers will be on hand to photograph each piece of art and help record the I Spy riddles, so each family will be able to receive the full set of I Spy artwork created that day!

This free event is family friendly. Warm up in the Nature Chalet with a hot chocolate afterwards.

Space for this activity is limited to 20 families. To reserve your spot or for more information, please call: (705) 674-8904 or email: lakelaurentian@gmail.com

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Friends and Family Outdoor Adventure Day!

When: Saturday, July 8th, 2017
Where: Lake Laurentian Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Outdoor Adventures that your family can take part in for free on that day include canoeing, archery, pond studies, hikes, and fishing!

That week is an Ontario Family Fishing week, so no fishing licenses are required (more information at ontariofamilyfishing.com). Fishing gear and free bait will be available courtesy of the OFAH Tackleshare program and Ramakkos, and volunteers from the Sudbury Game and Fish Protective Association will be on hand to help. All ages are welcome!

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Reading Town - Tales on the trail

Celebration of a New Story on the Story Time Trail

Join us to hike the new Story Trail and hear the story of local author Danielle Daniel’s book Sometimes I Feel Like A Fox.

When: Sunday, May 7
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area (2309 South Bay Rd. Sudbury)

For more information, contact the Main Public Library Email: jessica.watts@greatersudbury.ca 
Phone: 705-673-1155 x 4754

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The Easter Bunny “Goes Green” with Conservation Sudbury’s Earth Day

EGG-Stravaganza at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area!

The Easter Bunny will be hopping by early this year to hide some very special Easter Eggs at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area for our Earth Month EGG-Stravaganza! Families, come learn to use a GPS and follow the Easter Bunny’s trail to find your way to Easter treasure, while learning about how to help the environment!

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017
Where: Lake Laurentian Conservation Area (2309 South Bay Rd. Sudbury),
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, and from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Each session includes a half hour introduction to using a GPS. Families then hike the 1 km Chickadee Loop (approximately 1 hour), using your GPS to locate the Easter Bunny’s hidden Earth Day Eggs and learn about our local environment.

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Evening Owl Prowls

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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