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To the Rafters – 200 Years After

Essex – An event 200 years in the making!  The John Snider house, a 200 year old private home in Colchester Village, will open its doors to the general public for the first time the evening of Saturday, September 14th. The homeowners are extending an invitation as a special fund raising event commemorating 200 years of peace between Canada and the US, with proceeds to the Essex Region Conservation Foundation for the John R. Park Homestead. “It was worth the wait,” says Kathy Dowling, a direct de
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Trail On! Campaign – We’ve Been Matched!

Essex – The Richard & Colleen Peddie Matching Grant Challenge has been a success!  With 200 donors adopting a metre of the Greenway, and the generosity of the Peddie family, $20,000 has been raised for the Trail On! campaign. “We are so grateful to all who participated in this campaign to have their donations matched,” said Susan Stockwell-Andrews, Chair, Trail On! Campaign. The Trail On! campaign raises funds to support the development of the Essex-Amherstburg Greenway, a 22 kilometre multi
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Golfers at tournament

Golfers To Tee-Off for Conservation

Windsor – Golfers and environmental supporters alike are expected to turn out for the Essex Region Conservation Foundation’s (ERCF) 25th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 25 at the Ambassador Golf Club in Windsor. The tournament raises funds to protect the significant natural areas of the Essex Region.   “This year marks the Silver Anniversary for the Tournament,” says Bob Kipping, Tournament Co-Chair.  “It’s fitting that this milestone also falls on ERCA’s 40 Year of Conserva
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Walking on the Greenway

Trail On! Campaign – Matching Grant Challenge Extended!

Essex – Due to an overwhelming response to the Richard and Colleen Peddie Matching Grant Challenge, the Essex Region Conservation Foundation has extended the Matching Grant deadline to June 21. Since the challenge was announced, the Foundation has received enthusiastic support from across Windsor and Essex County, with over 154 metres being adopted. “We are so close to our goal of 200 metres, we wanted to extend the campaign to allow for even more people to participate and have the opportunity t
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Nelson Santos and His Family

Trail On! Campaign Growing Metre by Metre

Essex – Momentum is building for the Richard and Colleen Peddie Matching Grant Challenge!  Since the challenge was announced last month, it has been met with enthusiasm and support from Windsor and Essex County, with just over 60 metres being adopted. “This campaign is an excellent opportunity to get our trails finished in Windsor-Essex,” said John Scott, Town of Essex Councillor.  “Thank you to the Peddie family for their generous donation and partnership with the Essex Region Conservation Foun
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