Tag Archive: Events

International Volunteer Day + Appreciation Day Recap 

Happy International Volunteer Day! Every year, volunteers from all over Ontario submit their turtle, frog, and toad observations to the Adopt-A-Pond app/website through the Turtle Tally & FrogWatch programs. This data is crucial in gathering large amounts of information on reptiles… Continue reading

Shoreline Cleanup Wrap Up 

Check out this blog post about the shoreline cleanups we did this summer!

Bat Weekend Events and Activities #WingedWednesdays

If you haven’t already heard this weekend August 28th and 29th is International Bat Weekend! In celebration the Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program has a bunch of events going on.

Alderville Shoreline Cleanup Project

Written by Christine Drader  On Tuesday, July 20th, myself, Avalon, and Taylor from Turtle Island Conservation as well as Michelle from the Great Lakes Program went to Alderville First Nation for a shoreline cleanup event.… Continue reading

World TurtleWeekend!

Sunday May 22 and Holiday Monday May 23, 2016 Main Event: Americas Wetlands 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Turtles around the world are threatened with extinction, but they are also some of the… Continue reading

Event: Spring Toad Festival

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Americas Wetlands Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our… Continue reading

Votes + Inspiration = Appreciation this November!

This November has turned out to be a very exciting month for the Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme. Check out our updates below to see what we’ve been up to! Aviva Community… Continue reading

Thank You Scanlon Creek’s Nest Builders and Tree Planters!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Adopt-A-Pond – Scanlon Creek Halloween Event! Over 40 community volunteers planted trees and helped build a turtle nesting area at Scanlon Creek… Continue reading

EVENT: Halloween Fun This Weekend at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford West Gwillimbury

The Adopt-A-Pond Programme participates in, and hosts, a number of conservation events you can participate in throughout the year; including World Wetlands Day, Earth Day Celebrations, Spring Toad Festival, American Tortoise Rescue’s World… Continue reading

Events: Don’t Miss Three Amazing Adopt-A-Pond Events Happening This October!

Rouge Park Hikes Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Location Wetland Loop on Cedar Meet at Zoo Road 1749 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON Join Crystal from the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at the wetlands of Rouge Park… Continue reading