Environmental Events

EventDateDescription & Registration
Woodchip GiveawayStarts
The Woodchip Giveaway will begin on Saturday, May 20th 2023 at Cold Creek Conservation Area Monday to Sunday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring your shovel and buckets and help yourself to free woodchips. The woodchip pile is located in the south west corner of the Visitors Centre Parking Lot. It is self-serve, while quantities last. For more information, email environmentalstewardship@king.ca or call 905-833-6555.
Let's Plant 400 Trees!Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Cold Creek Conservation Area

Register: www.ontariostreams.on.ca/get-involved 
Apiary TourSunday
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Location: Cold Creek Conservation Area, Visitors Centre


This guided Cold Creek apiary tour will take you into the beehive to open and inspect a colony of bees. Learn to identify the queen, brood, larvae, nectar, pollen, propolis and different types of bees in the hive. Learn how bees forage for food and water and what plants are important to them throughout the year. We will talk about native pollinators and their relationship to the environment compared to European honeybees and the challenges they face today.  The tour will be led by third generation beekeeper André Flys. *Participants will be provided with a veil to use.  

The Apiary Tour is held in partnership with Pioneer Brand Honey & Maple 

Cost: $45 per person

Age: 6+

Registration: To register for this workshop please visit www.king.ca/recreation and enter Registration code:18636
Community Electronic Recycling EventSaturday
Time: 9:00am- 4:00pm
Location:  Cold Creek Conservation Area * Vistors Centre Parking Lot

Description: Do you have old electronics collecting dust at home? Bring your unwanted electronics to the Community Electronic Recycling to ensure they are disposed of safely, recycled and kept out of landfill. Residents will be required to unload their own items.

Cost: Free
For more information, please visit https://www.king.ca/electronicrecycling


For more information, email environmentalstewardship@king.ca, call 905-833-6555 or visit the Community Events Calendar.