Tour the ecological restoration projects including numerous wetlands and acres of tall grass prairie on the King family farm. There has been approximately 90 acres of restoration work done by Ontario Nativescapes. Refreshments provided.
The walk leader is Larry Cornelis. Larry is an experienced landscaper and has restored/naturalized numerous projects, including his own farm. He is naturalist local to Lambton-Kent where he has lived all of his life. He is a very knowledgeable resource of the flora and fauna of the area. He is an avid bird watcher and will tell you that he doesn’t get enough time to pursue the hobby. He is a board member of Sydenham Field Naturalists and Lambton Wildlife Incorporate and other local boards. Larry is a busy guy and always happy to be outside working with nature.
The event begins at 10:00 AM August 26 on the King farm. The event is south of Watford 1.2 Km east of Navuoo Rd on Churchill line. Proceed past St James Church and over the bridge. Look for activity on the north side of the road. Carpool meeting spot is the parking lot south of St Clair High School in Sarnia at 9:00 AM
The tour is considered an easy one. Longer walks may be necessary to view all areas of the restoration.
The walk is open to everyone without charge. Binoculars are always recommended. Footwear appropriate for the weather. There are no facilities available on the farm.
Contact Mary Martin for any questions.