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Free Family Earth Day event at Backus

March 20, 2017

Earth Day is right around the corner and the Long Point Region Conservation Authority (LPRCA) is celebrating on Saturday, April 22 with an afternoon of free activities at Backus Heritage Conservation Area.

“This free event gives families and friends the perfect opportunity to connect with nature,” said Fiona Navickas, Outdoor Educator at Backus Heritage Conservation Area. “Here, you can experience the great outdoors close to home.”

Drop into the Conservation Education Centre any time between 1pm and 3pm to:

  • Explore nature on a guided walk
  • Get creative with nature-themed crafts
  • Decorate a flowerpot to take home
  • Snap a picture in an awesome photo booth
  • Test your skills in “Minute-to-Win-it” games
  • Discover what lives in the Mill Pond during a pond dipping session

Backus Earth Day is a free community event focusing on learning about our environment through educational hands-on activities. It is presented by the Long Point Region Conservation Authority in partnership with Norfolk County Community Services Department.

For more information, contact Fiona Navickas, LPRCA Outdoor Educator at or 519-586-2201 ext 231.