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August 9, 12pm-4pm

Fantastic Forest Experience

Brown Hill Tract


August 10

Brock's Big Bite

Beaverton Main Street


August 16

The Beach Bash

De la Salle Park


August 16, 9am-1pm

Volunteer Day @ Scanlon Creek!

The Friends of Scanlon Creek are looking for volunteers to assist with helping to maintain and improve the facilities at Scanlon Creek. Projects include trail maintenance, helping to maintain the boardwalk and Discovery Play Garden as well as clean-up of the arboretum.

Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury

Register by contacting Brain Kemp at b.kemp@lsrca.on.ca or 905-895-1281 x.289

August 16, 11am-3pm

START Muskoka Turtle Project Family Event

Meet real at-risk turtles, learn how to properly move a snapping turtle from the road, join in fun eco-friendly arts and crafts, help raise funds for turtle research

Turtle Jack’s Muskoka Grill in Port Carling, Ontario

More details at HelpTheTurtles.ca/Muskoka

August 23, 10am-12pm

Bug and Butterfly Hunt

Use nets to hunt for bugs and butterflies, then return them to the wild. Learn about the good, the bad, and the ‘bugly’ insects that make the forest their home.

Bendor and Graves Forest Tract, 17858 McCowan Rd., East Gwillimbury

Register at greening@york.ca or 1-877-464-9675

Splash Festival Celebration Video