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​Upcoming Events

NVCA Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Friday, December 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

​The public are invited to attend NVCA Board Meetings. Click here to view the meeting agenda. Note: agendas are posted 1 week prior to the meeting, and minutes are posted after they are approved.

Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Pioneer Christmas - Step back into the 1800's for pioneer Christmas preparation at the Tiffin Centre. Learn about the science and history behind many traditions that continue today.

Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​
Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Date: Saturday, January 07, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

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Come out and help us count the birds making their winter home at Tiffin! Learn about local birds and collect real scientific data at this family-friendly event. 

Eventbrite - Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Snow Day! - Get outside in the snow at the Tiffin Centre and beat the winter blues with snowshoeing, kicksledding, pond skating and playing with "snow snakes." ​

Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​
NVCA Annual General Meeting
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

The NVCA's Annual General Meeting takes place Jan. 27 at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation​.

  • Review of 2016 business (Final Board of Directors Meeting of 2016)

  • AGM and Election of Officers (Board of Directors Meeting #01/17)

The public are invited to attend NVCA Board Meetings.  

Click here to view the meeting agenda. Note: agendas are posted 1 week prior to the meeting, and minutes are posted after they are approved.

Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, February 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Winter Survival - Do you know how to stay warm in the winter? Build a snow shelter, learn how to start a fire, collect and purify water at the Tiffin Centre.

​Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​
Family Day - Free Admission!
Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation & other Conservation Areas

Visit s​​elect NVCA conservation areas for FREE on Family Day!  

With so many fun Family Day events in the area, we've decided to scale-back our Family Day activities this year.

Instead we'll be offering free parking at: 

So bring your family for a hike or strap on your snowshoes and get outside! ​

Weather permitting, Papa Bear Pond at the Tiffin Centre will be open for skating (bring your helmets and skates).

Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Get back to the Sugar Shack! - An experiential tour of the Tiffin Centre's working sugar bush displaying First Nations, pioneer and modern-day maple syrup making through stories, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. The fascinating world of tree science will also be explored.

Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​​​ 
Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival
Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

​A springtime tradition!  Start with a pancake & sausage breakfast, complete with maple syrup made at Tiffin, then explore & enjoy live music, a horse-drawn wagon ride & an animal show, plus lots more! ​

Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival
Date: Sunday, April 09, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

​A springtime tradition!  Start with a pancake & sausage breakfast, complete with maple syrup made at Tiffin, then explore & enjoy live music, a horse-drawn wagon ride & an animal show, plus lots more! ​

Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Earth Day Art Day - Become inspired by the natural beauty at the Tiffin Centre. Create water colour landscapes, nature photography and earth works.​

Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​
Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: tree planting site in the watershed

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: Spring Tree Plant - Join NVCA's stewardship team for a day of planting trees and rehabilitating wildlife habitat. Take a guided hike exploring the ecological significance of the area.

Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​
Nature Days for Homeschoolers
Date: Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Fort Willow Conservation Area, Grenfel

Join us for a day of learning and exploring the natural world - all ages welcome!

This month: History Comes Alive at Fort Willow - Peel back the layers of history that exist in Simcoe County. First Nations, fur traders and 1812 foot soldiers converge at this fascinating historic site.

​Visit our homeschool page for more information and to register.​