Wednesday Wanderers Returns in July!

By June 29, 2020 No Comments
If you have a free Wednesday evening this July, please join us on an educational walk through one of our beautiful properties.

Beginning at 5:00 pm each week, we will explore a different theme to see what we can learn from nature. Walks will be about 1 hour long. All locations are 40 minutes or less from Gananoque and exact property maps will be shared when you sign up. Please see the schedule below.

If you are interested in attending a Wednesday Wander, please email and include the number of people in your group to reserve your spot. For more events or schedule changes, please watch our Upcoming Events.

COVID-19 safety measures will be observed during all walks to protect all those attending. Each Wednesday Wander will be limited to 10 people, including presenters. All attending are required to wear masks and physical distancing will be observed while on walks. If you have specific concerns regarding COVID-19 safety, please email

Wednesday Wanderers Schedule

Wednesday Wanderers
Intro to Tracking
July 8, 2020
Come learn the basics of reading animal tracks and signs. Learn to see the stories of nature, told in the things that animals leave behind! We’ll cover basic track identification, the various types of animal signs, and how even humans leave traces of their presence in nature.

Location: Leeder Property

What in the World is Refugia?
July 15, 2020
Come out to the MacKintosh easement – a last bastion of refugia on a heavily developed shoreline. Beginning at 5:00 pm, you’ll learn why keeping spaces for nature is important, how refugia is used by species at various levels, and how even developed land can be improved for use by wildlife.

Location: MacKintosh Property

Grasslands from the Ground Up
July 22, 2020
You see them as you drive all over the county – but there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to grasslands. Beginning at 5:00 pm, we’ll be going to the Farm at Glen Elbe to look up, down, and out across these unique ecosystems to learn about all of the ways they help animals and humans.

Location: Glen Elbe Property

Nutrient Cycling – Nature’s Recycling Program
July 29, 2020
Come out to the Deer Ridge Drive property to learn about nutrient cycling in forests and grasslands. Beginning at 5:00 pm, we’ll show you how plants can be some of the best recyclers on Earth, how a fallen log can actually contribute more to the ecosystem than a living tree, and how lightning strikes actually help plants grow!

Location: Deer Ridge Drive Property