> NVCA & Partner Events - Upcoming Events <

April 25, 2014 - NVCA Board of Directors Meeting 
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation
The public is welcome to attend all meetings of the NVCA Board of Directors.  

May 3, 2014 - Black Ash Creek Community Tree Planting
a.m. to 12 noon 
Contact Sarah Campbell of the NVCA at or 705-424-1479 x243 to volunteer or for more information

May 10, 2014 - NVCA 25th Annual Arbour Day Tree Sale
This year's sale will include a variety of native trees and shrubs, including white spruce, white cedar, white and red pine, balsam fir, red osier dogwood, Norway spruce, hybrid poplar, staghorn sumac, red oak and black walnut.  Trees are sold in bundles of 10 for $20.

Sale Locations:

  • 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia
    hosted by NVCA
  • 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Blueberry Trail at the Nordic Centre Parking Lot (off River Road West), Wasaga Beach
    hosted by Ganaraska Hiking Club of Wasaga Beach

Check back for additional tree sale locations in the Nottawasaga Valley.

May 10, 2014 - Besley Creek Community Tree Planting
a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Contact Shannon Stephens of the NVCA at or 705-424-1479 x2 to volunteer or for more information


Friends of Minesing Wetlands Spring Paddles - 
Explore the Minesing Wetlands this spring with a guided paddling tour with the Friends of the Minesing Wetlands 
Click for dates and registration details

Utopia Hall Events - 
Utopia Hall hosts a variety of fantastic cultural events, and is also available for rent for your own party or meeting. Funds raised help support the protection and conservation of the Utopia Conservation Area, and the preservation and restoration of Bell's Gristmill. 
Click for Utopia Hall events


> Volunteers Needed<

The South Simcoe Streams Network is looking for volunteers to help with tree planting.  Events run 9 a.m. to 12 noon on the following weekends:

  • Sat, April 26 - Adjala-Tosorontio
  • Sat, May 3 - New Tecumseth
  • Sun, May 4 - Innisfil
  • Sat, May 24 - Essa
  • Sat, June 14 - Bradford West-Gwillimbury

Contact Silvia at 705-435-1540 or for details and to register.

To find out about other volunteer opportunities, follow us on Facebook or Twitter!  


> Maple Syrup available for sale <

maple syrupSyrup made right here at the Tiffin Centre's own sugarbush can be purchased at the NVCA Administration Office while supplies last!

Price list:
$2.50 - 50 mL
$8 - 250mL
$10 - 250mL maple leaf bottle
$15 - 500mL
$17 - 500mL maple leaf bottle
$25 - 1L



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