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Garlic Mustard removal dates for 2020

Come help control the spread of invasive, non-native garlic mustard in Thickson's Woods on: Saturdays April 18 and November 28, 2020.

Mark your calendars for our 19th annual Birds, Beavers and Butterflies Nature Festival, Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. See last year's flyer below for all the fun, educational activities that take place.

Thickson's Woods Nature Reserve 18th Annual

Birds, Beavers and Butterflies Nature Festival

Learn about nature from the experts!
Enjoy exciting activities - fun for all the family!

Adults $5
Kids $2
Famlies $10
(Cash only)

All Proceeds support Thickon's Woods Nature Reserve.

Join the Experts!

  • Astronomy/Solar observing
  • Bugs and botany ID
  • Bird banding
  • Beekeeping
  • Geology
  • Guided nature walks

Special Events!

  • Hammer with Home Depot
  • Wildlife Shows at 10:00 a.m. Noon and 2:00 p.m.
  • Max the Magnificent 11:00 a.m.

More Festival Fun!

  • Silent auction
  • Yummy bake sale
  • Refreshments for purchase
  • Nature art & gifts

For Kids 2 to 92!

  • Face paintng
  • Wishing tree
  • Hawk Watch
  • Lunchtime Nature Concert

Please note that for the protection of wildlife, dogs are not allowed in the nature reserve. Please lug-a-mug/water bottle.

Directions: From Hwy 401 in Whitby, take Thickson Road south of Wentworth Street to the Waterfront Trail. Follow the signs.

Information: 905-433-7875 or
E-mail: nature@thicksonswoods.com

PDF flyer