Willow Park Ecology Centre

10:30am - 5:30pm
 Nature Interpretation Display
10:30am - 5:30pm
 Barefoot Challenge
10:30am - 5:30pm
 Park Exploration Nature Quest
 TBDCargill Grant Presentation
 TBD T-Shirt Unveiling
 Tai-Chi Class with Rita Bassels
 11:00am - 3:00pm
 Garlic-Mustard Pesto tasting

WILD CANADA Event on June 3rd from 10:30-5:30 pm. An ecology-based event that supports the Canada 150 - Norval-on-the-Credit Festival.

WILD CANADA at Willow Park Ecology Centre - June 3rd from 10:30-5:30 pm

An ecology-based event that supports the Norval-on-the-Credit Festival. Enjoy learning about and experiencing Canada’s “wild” and natural heritage!


Name/description                                       time                             location                      code


Nature Interpretation Display                  10:30-5:30 pm           just off Footbridge    N

See how to identify and understand a variety of animal materials, plants and rocks through hands-on engagement with display materials.  


Barefoot Challenge                                   10:30-5:30 pm           Pavilion                     BC

“Physical Literacy” activity to challenge even the bravest! The barefoot trek across bumps and things found in nature that all critters traverse without shoes regularly. How agile are you? 


Park Exploration Nature Quest              10:30-5:30 pm           Kiosk                          Q

2017 self-guided nature quest of the ecology park. Submitted quests will be rewarded!


Garlic Mustard Pesto Tasting                 11:00 - 3:00 pm         Tree trail                     GM

Learn about this tasty invader. Education display about native vs invasive species and conservation. Learn about what we do at the Ecology Centre – care for nature!


Tai Chi Class – introductory level         3:00 - 4:00 pm           by butterfly habitat  TC

An introductory level class lead by Rita Bassels.


Service Gate Access                                 10:30 - 5:30 pm         hwy 7 gate           Drop off

Increase accessibility by having a person running this access point designated for entry for the purpose of dropping off for handicap access and supplies. 


Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate Grant Presentation     TBD    Children’s Gardens     S

Sponsor recognition and tour of the Centre.


Willow Park Ecology Centre Display    10:30 - 5:30 pm         just off Footbridge         W

About Us! Beautiful Wild Canada, Ecology Centre T-shirts unveiling and sales. 


Service Gate Access                                 10:30 - 5:30 pm      hwy 7 gate    Drop off Only Accessibility to Willow Park events for handicapped participants and for supply drop-off.