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Connecting with nature through backyard birding

Spring is a great time of year to get into birdwatching, with new birds arriving daily during the migration period. Birding is a safe and fun hobby for both kids and adults, and can...

CCC Participant Experience: Wintertime at the HSC

Written by: Chantal Lamontagne The Canadian Conservation Corps is a three-part program that allows youth 18-30 to learn, grow and, experience Canada. For the second part of the program, I had the opportunity to work...

What to do outdoors in the wintertime

By: Chantal Lamontagne (Canadian Conservation Corps) As winter comes, the temperature drops, and so does the amount of time many people spend outside. Although the colder temperatures may make you want to stay indoors, there...

Where do they go in the winter? The hibernating reptiles and amphibians of Huron...

Written by: Nicole Cameron (Canadian Conservation Corps) All animals deal with the winter cold differently. Most big mammals make sure they have a nice layer of fat and extra thick fur, birds will migrate south...

CCC Intern Experience: Building Bridges

Written by: Mitch Dunn As a member of the Canadian Conservation Corps, I had the pleasure of working a three-month internship with the Huron Stewardship Council. Working with wildlife, data entry, and building trails in...

CCC Intern Experience: Queensnake Monitoring

Written by: Katie Wintersgill As a part of joining the Canadian Conservation Corps, a nine-month youth program providing immersive experiences in conservation, I participated in a three-month internship with the Huron Stewardship Council over the...

Fourth Annual Turtle Release a huge success!

On August 29th, we partnered with the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority to send our newest arrivals on their way into the wild. Throughout the afternoon, forty Painted turtle hatchlings were released at Morrison Dam...

Join us on August 29th for the Fourth Annual Turtle Release!

Join the HSC and Ausable Bayfield Conservation on August 29th as we release hatchlings into the wild for the first time. There will be interaction with live reptiles courtesy of Scales Nature Park, reptile-themed...

3rd Annual Turtle Release a success!

Turtle hatching season is upon us! On August 30th, the Huron Stewardship Council joined forces with Ausable Bayfield Conservation to celebrate our newest arrivals. Throughout the afternoon, forty snapping turtle hatchlings were released into...

Third Annual Turtle Release – August 30th in Exeter (1-5pm)

Join the Huron Stewardship Council and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority as we release hatchling painted and snapping turtles into the wild at Morrison Dam Conservation Area (71108 Morrison Line, 2km east of Exeter, south of Hwy. 83). This...