Stewardship Workshops and Events

* Check back often for updates!

Regular Events

Huntsville Nature Club
Last Monday of every month, evening
Club 55 (beside the Algonquin Theatre)
Features a guest speaker each week, announced in the Forester the preceding week.

Muskoka Field Naturalists
First Thursday of every month, 7.30pm
Meeting spot varies: The location for September through to and including January – Church of the Latter Day Saints, corner of Cedar Lane and Taylor Road, Bracebridge
A group of more than l00 enthusiastic individuals with a keen  interest in nature who  meet monthly to enjoy presentations made on a variety of nature related topics. Contact Tom Smith, President at 646-8721 or


Species at Risk in Haliburton County, including special presentations on Eastern Hog-nosed Snake and Five-lined Skink.

August 6
10-11:30pm - Minden, R.D. Lawrence Place, 174 Bobcaygeon Rd
1-2:30pm - Miner's Bay Lodge, 9718 Hwy 35
Click here for the Species at Risk poster.
Species at Risk Journals are still available for $25.00.
Contact HHLT at 705-454-8107.
Presented by HHLT in partnership with the Land Between.

Field to Fork Tasting Event: SAVOUR Muskoka
Brooklands Farm, Milford Bay, ON  1375 Butter and Egg Road, Milford Bay, ON P1L 1X4
Sunday, August 14, 2011   1pm-4pm
Experience local food like you've never experienced it before at SAVOUR Muskoka's 2011 Field-to-Fork Tasting Event! Sample a variety of tantalizing locally-inspired food dishes and beverages from Muskoka's premiere Chefs and Restaurants, while learning about the vast amount of culinary and agricultural resources that Muskoka has to offer.
Individual: $65each, Two tickets or more: $60each, Children (10-18 years): $30. For tickets see the Savour Muskoka website.

Composting in Bear Country
Yvonne Williams Park, Parry Sound
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 6.30pm
Would you like to reduce your waste and learn how to mix your own nutrient rich soil? Join the Biosphere Action Group to learn about composting in bear country. Topics include: succesful composting construction, dealing with bears, and composting with worms. This is a free workshop with free worms!
For more information: 705-774-0978 or

Walk into the Magical World of Mushrooms

Dahl Forest, 1307 Geeza Rd, Gelert, Haliburton County Dahl Forest is at the end of Geeza Rd - map . Meet at the Front Gates.
September 24th, 2011 , 10am - 12pm
A part of the Hike Haliburton Festival, HHLT joins Pat Burchell, president of the Toronto Mycological Society for a fun and educational mushroom walk at the Dahl Forest. Pat will start with an introduction to mushrooms and educate participants about edible and poisonous mushrooms. For new fungi enthusiasts, she will also recommend good guidebooks for beginners. This walk may involve strolling through some of the Red Pine plantations, open field areas, and along the shoreline of the Burnt River. Good walking shoes/boots, weather appropriate clothing and water bottles are recommended for participants.


Lecture Series: Climate Change
Canada Summit Centre (Active Living Centre), Huntsville
Thursday, October 20, 2011 @ 7pm
Admission by Donation
Linda Mortsch from the Adaptation and Impacts Research Division, Environment Canada will speak about Climate Change Adaptation.