Enjoy A Spring Day At The Beach – Pinery Provincial Park

Enjoy A Spring Day At The Beach – Pinery Provincial Park

The Pinery Provincial Park is located along the shores of Lake Huron in Lambton County. The park features a variety of trails that takes hikers through diverse habitats including Oak Savannas and Coastal Dune Ecosystems. Naturalists can find over 800 vascular plants throughout the park and over 300 bird species have been spotted throughout the year! The park offers a large number of campsites and roofed accommodations, comfort stations, a park store, a pet exercise area (beach), picnic shelters and a Visitor Centre. Visitors can also rent bikes, canoes, paddle boats and kayaks to either explore the Old Ausable Channel…
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Spend The Day At The Pinery Provincial Park

Spend The Day At The Pinery Provincial Park

The Pinery Provincial Park is a fantastic place to spend the day with friends and family. The park has so much to offer year round that is it easy to find different things to do each time to visit. Let's take a tour of the park in various seasons. The Beach The Old Ausable Channel The Trails This is just a taste of the landscapes that the Pinery has to offer. Check out later posts that will show you some of the wildlife, mushrooms, wildflowers and other plant life you can expect to discover at the Pinery. Go and explore…
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North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Count

North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Count

Junior Conservationists June 24th—North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Count  Pinery Provincial Park TBD *Registration Required* Open to Lambton Wildlife Inc Young Naturalist Club members only. To become a member and see the schedule of exciting events visit: www.lambtonwildlife.com/ Registration Required. Limited numbers permitted. Email or Contact Mike Kent Put your butterfly identification skills to the test while we try to count as many individuals and types of butterflies as we can in one day. Where to Meet TBD What to bring – insect net binoculars sunblock hat water butterfly guide map camera pen/pencil & notepad insect repellent (wash hands after…
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Junior Conservationists! Butterfly Count This Weekend!

Junior Conservationists June 24th—North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Count  Pinery Provincial Park TBD *Registration Required* Open to Lambton Wildlife Inc Young Naturalist Club members only. To become a member and see the schedule of exciting events visit: www.lambtonwildlife.com/ Registration Required. Limited numbers permitted. Email or Contact Mike Kent Put your butterfly identification skills to the test while we try to count as many individuals and types of butterflies as we can in one day. Where to Meet TBD What to bring – insect net binoculars sunblock hat water butterfly guide map camera pen/pencil & notepad insect repellent (wash hands after…
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Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Spotted

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Spotted

The Eastern Hog-nosed snake is a threatened species in Ontario. During a fall hike recently in the Pinery, we spotted this young one lying in the leaves along the edge of a trail. We photographed it and then showed it to the Naturalists at the Visitor's Centre. They asked us to fill out a 'Species At Risk' form and to upload an image to their site. (more…)
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