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Outdoor Explorers - Hawk Watch

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Holiday Beach Conservation

Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0


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Homeschool Day!

During this 90 minute program students will:

  • Visit the 3 story hawk tower during migration season

  • Discuss avian adaptations to habitats, migration and flight

  • Learn to use binoculars and participate in the hawk migration count

  • Learn how to identify hawks and other birds based on their unique shapes, colours, and flight

  • Collect data while participating in the Hawk Watch on the Hawk Tower

  • Explore different habitats including Big Creek Marsh, a Carolinian forest, and the shoreline of Lake Erie

See our other upcoming Outdoor Explorer events by clicking the links below:

  1. Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Wetland Ecosystems Located at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
  2. Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 12:15PM-1:45PM Woodland Wildflowers Located at Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area
  3. Monday, September 24th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Hawk Watch - Migration Program Located at Holiday Beach Conservation Area
  4. Monday, November 26th, 2018 10:00AM-11:30AM Winter Celebrations and Traditions Located at the John R Park Homestead Conservation Area

Pre-registration is required.

Registration Details:

  • All children must be accompanied by an​ adult. All youth participants aged 3 and older, must register for this event.

  • Parents/guardians must register, and attend the program.

  • Online registration closes at 3:00pm the Friday previous to the event or when the event is sold out

  • To register for select programs individually, please click the links next to the program titles above.
  • Fees - Space is limited. Reserve your spot now to avoid disappointment!
    • Student - $6.00 per program

    • Adult- $4.00 per program


Is a paper ticket required for this event?

No, a paper ticket is not necessary!

What is the refund policy?

Refunds can be issued until one day before the event. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Is there any food for purchase at the program locations?

For those eating lunch at the conservation areas, please note that there is no food available there for purchase. We also ask participants to be mindful of our litterless lunch policy and deposit any food-related garbage or recycling off-site. Water fountains are available to fill up re-useable water bottles at each site, except Kopegaron Woods.

Do I need to accompany my (teenaged) children to this event?

We do require that all children have an adult supervisor on-site and participating in our programs in case of unforeseen incidents (sickness, injury, etc.). If you would like to assign supervision of your children to another adult who will be participating, that would be fine. We simply ask that they be registered with the individual who has accepted this responsibility.

What if it rains or snows?

All of our programs run rain, snow or shine. Please come prepared for outdoor activity and dress appropriately for the weather.

Can I bring my dog to this event?

While leashed dogs are allowed on ERCA trails, we ask that they do not accompany you during programming times.

My friends will also be attending this event. Can we request to be placed in the same group/class?

Due to the number of participants and the nature of our programs, we can not guarantee placement with other registrants.

How can I get more information about ERCA's homeschool programs?

If you'd like to be added to our homeschool family contact list, please contact Sam Keller at or 519-738-2029

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Holiday Beach Conservation

Amherstburg, ON N0R 1G0


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