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GET INVOLVED

Webinars

  • Gardening in a Changing Climate
    Gardening in a Changing Climate
    Thu, Apr 18
    Webinar
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    Webinar
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    Webinar
    Join Cathy Kavassalis, passionate gardener and conservationist, to learn about plants that benefit our local biodiversity.
  • How to Use iNaturalist
    How to Use iNaturalist
    Wed, Apr 24
    Webinar
    Apr 24, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    Webinar
    Apr 24, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    Webinar
    Join the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority as they teach you all about iNaturalist!

Nature Walks and Workshops

  • Biodiversity Hike at Medway Valley Heritage Forest
    Biodiversity Hike at Medway Valley Heritage Forest
    Fri, Apr 26
    London
    Apr 26, 2024, 9:00 a.m.
    London, 1393 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1G9, Canada
    Apr 26, 2024, 9:00 a.m.
    London, 1393 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1G9, Canada
    Join the Biodiversity Inventory at Western for a guided biodiversity hike through the Medway Valley Heritage Forest
  • "Big Sit" Accessible Birding Event
    "Big Sit" Accessible Birding Event
    Fri, Apr 26
    Medway Valley Heritage Forest
    Apr 26, 2024, 11:00 a.m.
    Medway Valley Heritage Forest, 1393 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1G9, Canada
    Apr 26, 2024, 11:00 a.m.
    Medway Valley Heritage Forest, 1393 Western Rd, London, ON N6G 1G9, Canada
    Join Bird Friendly London for an accessible bird-watching event at the edge of Medway Valley Heritage Forest!
  • iNaturalist Bug Walk
    iNaturalist Bug Walk
    Fri, Apr 26
    Kains Woods
    Apr 26, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Kains Woods, 2295 Kains Rd, London, ON N6K 5E2, Canada
    Apr 26, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Kains Woods, 2295 Kains Rd, London, ON N6K 5E2, Canada
    Join entomologist Bipin Dhinsa for a guided nature walk along the trails throughout Kains Woods
  • Family Nature Walk
    Family Nature Walk
    Fri, Apr 26
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:00 p.m.
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON N6G 3M6, Canada
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:00 p.m.
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON N6G 3M6, Canada
    Bring the kids to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology for a nature walk!
  • Evening Nature Walk
    Evening Nature Walk
    Fri, Apr 26
    Kilally Meadows
    Apr 26, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
    Kilally Meadows, 868 Windermere Rd, London, ON N5X 1J9, Canada
    Apr 26, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
    Kilally Meadows, 868 Windermere Rd, London, ON N5X 1J9, Canada
    Please join Quinten Wiegersma for an iNaturalist nature walk in Kilally Meadows to learn about the sounds of life at dusk!
  • Biodiversity Hike along Thames River
    Biodiversity Hike along Thames River
    Sat, Apr 27
    Thames River Trail Behind King's Univers
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 a.m.
    Thames River Trail Behind King's Univers, 266 Epworth Ave, London, ON N6A 2M3, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 a.m.
    Thames River Trail Behind King's Univers, 266 Epworth Ave, London, ON N6A 2M3, Canada
    Join the Biodiversity Inventory at Western for a guided biodiversity hike along Thames River behind King’s University College
  • Family Nature Walk
    Family Nature Walk
    Sat, Apr 27
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON N6G 3M6, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
    Museum of Ontario Archaeology, 1600 Attawandaron Rd, London, ON N6G 3M6, Canada
    Bring the kids to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology for a nature walk!
  • Spring Species ID Workshop
    Spring Species ID Workshop
    Sat, Apr 27
    Stoney Creek Public Library
    Apr 27, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Stoney Creek Public Library, 920 Sunningdale Rd E, London, ON N5X 0H5, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Stoney Creek Public Library, 920 Sunningdale Rd E, London, ON N5X 0H5, Canada
    Join Nature London and London Public Library for a Spring Species ID workshop at Stoney Creek Public Library.
  • iNaturalist Nature Walk (Registration Full)
    iNaturalist Nature Walk (Registration Full)
    Sat, Apr 27
    Sifton Bog
    Apr 27, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Sifton Bog, 1210 Oxford St W, London, ON N6H 1V8, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Sifton Bog, 1210 Oxford St W, London, ON N6H 1V8, Canada
    Please join ReForest London for an iNaturalist nature walk at Sifton Bog!
  • Nocturnal Biodiversity Event
    Nocturnal Biodiversity Event
    Sat, Apr 27
    John Labatt Visual Arts Centre
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 p.m.
    John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Perth Dr, London, ON, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 p.m.
    John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Perth Dr, London, ON, Canada
    Join the Biodiversity Inventory at Western for a a guided event surveying nocturnal biodiversity at Western University
  • iNaturalist Nature Walk
    iNaturalist Nature Walk
    Sun, Apr 28
    Warblers Woods
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
    Warblers Woods, 1560 Commissioners Rd W, London, ON N6K 4P5, Canada
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
    Warblers Woods, 1560 Commissioners Rd W, London, ON N6K 4P5, Canada
    Please join Heather Money for an iNaturalist nature walk through Warbler Woods!
  • Spring Species ID for Kids
    Spring Species ID for Kids
    Sun, Apr 28
    Featherfields
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:30 a.m.
    Featherfields, 173 Wortley Rd, London, ON N6C 3P6, Canada
    Apr 28, 2024, 10:30 a.m.
    Featherfields, 173 Wortley Rd, London, ON N6C 3P6, Canada
    Please bring the kids and join Nature London at Featherfields to learn about wildlife around us!
  • iNaturalist Hike
    iNaturalist Hike
    Sun, Apr 28
    Civic Garden Complex
    Apr 28, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
    Civic Garden Complex, 625 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6K 4T1, Canada
    Apr 28, 2024, 12:30 p.m.
    Civic Garden Complex, 625 Springbank Dr, London, ON N6K 4T1, Canada
    Please join Quinten Wiegersma for an iNaturalist hike along Thames River behind the Civic Garden Complex
  • iNaturalist Nature Walk
    iNaturalist Nature Walk
    Sun, Apr 28
    Baldwin Flats
    Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
    Baldwin Flats, 29 Victoria St, London, ON N6A 2B1, Canada
    Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
    Baldwin Flats, 29 Victoria St, London, ON N6A 2B1, Canada
    Please join Dr. Nina Zitani for an iNaturalist nature walk at Baldwin Flats!
  • Tree ID Hike
    Tree ID Hike
    Sun, Apr 28
    Westminster Ponds
    Apr 28, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Westminster Ponds, 900 Western Counties Rd, London, ON N6C 4R3, Canada
    Apr 28, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Westminster Ponds, 900 Western Counties Rd, London, ON N6C 4R3, Canada
    Please join ReForest London for a Tree ID Hike to participate in the City Nature Challenge!
  • Biodiversity Hike along Medway Creek
    Biodiversity Hike along Medway Creek
    Mon, Apr 29
    Medway Creek
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:30 a.m.
    Medway Creek , 1491 Richmond St, London, ON N6G 0J4, Canada
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:30 a.m.
    Medway Creek , 1491 Richmond St, London, ON N6G 0J4, Canada
    Join the Biodiversity Inventory at Western for a guided biodiversity hike along Medway Creek
  • Birding Hike
    Birding Hike
    Mon, Apr 29
    The Coves
    Apr 29, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    The Coves, 1 Cove Rd, London, ON N6J 1H8, Canada
    Apr 29, 2024, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    The Coves, 1 Cove Rd, London, ON N6J 1H8, Canada
    Please join Bird Friendly London for a bird-watching hike at the Coves ESA to participate in the City Nature Challenge!
  • Family Nature Walk
    Family Nature Walk
    Mon, Apr 29
    Fanshawe Conservation Area Tamarack Trai
    Apr 29, 2024, 6:30 p.m.
    Fanshawe Conservation Area Tamarack Trai, Airport, London, ON N5V 5C2, Canada
    Apr 29, 2024, 6:30 p.m.
    Fanshawe Conservation Area Tamarack Trai, Airport, London, ON N5V 5C2, Canada
    Bring the kids to the Fanshawe Park Conservation Area to learn about the bountiful nature right in your backyard!

Participate Yourself

Participate on your own by taking photos of wildlife anywhere in London between April 26th to 29th.  Upload the observations onto iNaturalist by May 5th and the observations will automatically be added to the challenge!

 

Look for wildlife in your own backyard, along the Thames Valley Parkway, in green space, or head to one of London's Environmentally Significant Areas.

Keep an eye open for early flowers, lichens, trees, spring birds, mammals emerging from hibernation.  You may even see some butterflies, bees and other insects!

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