CONSERVATION AT
RUTHVEN PARK

Conservation initiatives assist by protecting Ruthven Park’s significant natural features and associated plant and wildlife through research and stewardship.

Conservation initiatives assist by protecting Ruthven Park’s significant natural features and associated plant and wildlife through research and habitat restoration.

NATURE

Conservation initiatives assist by protecting Ruthven Park’s significant natural features and associated plant and wildlife through research and habitat restoration.
The Coach House before...

COACH HOUSE BEFORE

The Coach House before…
The Coach House after...

... AND AFTER RESTORATION (2006)

The Coach House after…

Conservation At Ruthven Park

Conservation initiatives assist by protecting Ruthven Park’s significant natural features and associated plant and wildlife through research, inventories, monitoring, restoring, active management and enhancing natural areas habitat for a variety of species at risk on the property. The site also preserves and practices preventive maintenance activities of the built heritage which includes the nineteenth-century buildings, artifacts, and cultural landscapes through research, monitoring, inventories, stabilization, maintenance, restoration, and repairs.

The Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. holds an easement with the Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the province’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport. This legal binding agreement focuses on the preservation and enhancement of both the natural and cultural heritage aspects of the property.   

Upcoming Events

Consider Ruthven Park This Giving Tuesday

The Giving Tuesday initiative began a few years ago to follow the high-profile holiday shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It was a day created to inspire people to give back to their communities and organizations in need of support closer to home after two days of activity meant to boost the economy […]

Only 1 Month Until Christmas! Gift Ideas From Ruthven Park

It’s hard to believe, but there are just 31 days until Christmas. Are you feeling the gift shopping crunch? Do you need unique ideas for family and friends? We have the inspiration you need! Give the Gift of Membership Purchasing a Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. membership is a wonderful way to support Ruthven […]

Christmas at Ruthven Park: Scottish Tea, Tia McGraff Concert, and Candlelight Tours

Ruthven Park staff are excited to announce the return of three wonderful Christmas programs for December 2017! They are listed in chronological order below. Scottish Tea and Tour: SOLD OUT! Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017 Time: 2:00pm Tickets/RSVP: Yes; please book and pay in advance. Cost: $14.00 adults, $12.00 seniors, $5.00 children. Address: 243 Haldimand […]

Retracing Major Andrew Thompson’s Steps With WWI Maps

On November 10, 2016, Map Specialist Gord Beck from McMaster University’s Lloyd Reeds Map Collection in Mills Memorial Library delivered a standout presentation to a captivated audience. His talk was called “Back to the Front 100 Years Later: Retracing the Steps of A. R. Thompson Using WWI Trench Maps” and a highly detailed Powerpoint accompanied […]

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Winter Hours – October 10/17 to May 18/18

The Gate House: (office) open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm

The Mansion: by appointment only for groups of 6+ people

Contact Us:
Phone: (905) 772-0560 
Toll-free: (877) 705-7275

Mailing Address: 
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Box 610
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0