Events

  • Lighting of the Lights!

    Event Date: November 28, 2014

    Don't miss the Lighting of the Lights in Victoria Park on Friday, November 28! Caroling begins at 6:15 pm and the park will light up at 6:50 pm. Lots of fun for the whole family! We hope to see you there.

  • Open House for Feedback on The London Plan

    Event Date: November 26, 2014

    You’re invited to a public open house to provide feedback on The London Plan. Session 2: November 26, 2014 When: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Where: Goodwill Industries, 3rd Floor Conference Centre, 255 Horton Street •        6:00 p.m. drop-in and discussion •         7:00 p.m. presentation and public meeting •         8:00 p.m. drop-in and discussion If you are in need of assistance and/or accessibility accommodation please contact us via e-mail at: rethink@london.ca or call us at 519-661-4980 Looking to view a copy of The London Plan? Copies have been made available at the following locations: •         ...

  • Hike through Fanshawe Conservation Area with Nature London

    Event Date: November 16, 2014

    Nature London will lead a fall hike at the Fanshawe Conservation Area in north-east London. The public is invited to participate. Meet the leader at 2:00 p.m. on top of the dam on the south side for a hike along the river and in the woods. For more information: http://www.naturelondon.com Sunday, November 16

  • Medway Valley Heratige Forest: A Special Environmentally Significant Area

    Event Date: February 17, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London Medway Creek flows through beautiful woodlands, beneath high bluffs, past rare plants and over endangered mussels. Greg Thorn, of Western University, introduces the amazing features and residents of this fragile and secluded place and urges appropriate protection from the pressures of recreation and development. Tuesday February 17, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and up) Free Admission! 2 hours free validated ...

  • Celebration of Bats: The Current News

    Event Date: February 10, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London Canada's pre-eminent bat ambassador and researcher, Brock Fenton, returns to Nature in the City with the up-to-date story of Ontario's incredible bats. Encounter all eight species, plus their habitats, diverse lifestyles and challenges that range from climate change to white-nose syndrome. Tuesday February 10, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and up) Free Admission! 2 hours free validated parking in Citi ...

  • Winterized Insects: Lessons in Coping with the Cold

    Event Date: February 03, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London Insulation, hibernation, antifreeze and southward travel are all aids in surviving winter’s wrath. But how do insects cope with frigid weather? Brent Sinclair of Western University’s Biology Department explains the ingenious approaches employed by six-legged critters to make it through our coldest season. Tuesday February 3, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and up) Free Admission! 2 hours free validated ...

  • Restoring Nature: A Helping Hand for Beleaguered Ecosystems

    Event Date: January 27, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London Land clearance, drainage and infrastructure have decimated once-wild spaces. Now, at selected sites, plantings of native species are enhancing and connecting the best of fragmented habitats. Mhairi McFarlane of the Nature Conservancy of Canada highlights regional initiatives in restoration ecology. Tuesday January 27, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and up) Free Admission! 2 hours free validated parking in Citi Plaza ...

  • Monarchs in Peril: Why Are They Disappearing?

    Event Date: January 20, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London These are troubling times for the king of butterflies. Citizen scientist and Monarch tagger Bruce Parker presents the species’ life story, tracing its wondrous migratory journeys to and from its wintering hide-away. He also probes the causes of current plummeting populations and suggests how we can help. Tuesday January 20, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and ...

  • Urban Deer: Co-existing with Bambi

    Event Date: January 13, 2015

    Nature in the City: A six-part series of illustrated talks on nature within the City of London For thousands of years White-tailed Deer numbers have been influenced by human activities on the landscape. Kyle Stanley of the Ministry of Natural Resources describes how deer make a living and presents strategies for minimizing negative impacts on human neighbours and local ecosystems. Tuesday January 13, 7-8:30pm Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St. Families are welcome! (with children 10 and up) Free Admission! 2 hours free validated ...

  • Trails Open London 2015- Registration Deadline

    Event Date: December 12, 2014

    London's annual event weekend dedicated to celebrating our trails, parks, natural heritage and environment is back again and will take place on June 6th-7th, 2015. The London Heritage Council will once again spearhead and coordinate the annual “Trails Open London” event weekend. Trails Open London promotes trail use, natural heritage conservation and stewardship, physical activity and a healthy lifestyle, and environmental education. Trails Open London will allow Londoners and tourists to experience programs and activities at various ...