Join us for a Taste of the Irish! Friday, March 15th 7pm Irish Whiskey Tasting with host and whiskey connoisseur John Stirrit (member of the Order of the Quaich) Enjoy traditional music from the British Isles and Newfoundland with Billy and the “Goat Set” $50.00 per person Pre-registration is required For more information […]
Are you interested in learning the art of calligraphy but don’t know where to start? We will be hosting a workshop with Jenn Lewis from Quills Invitation and Fine Paper of Hamilton. Saturday, February 16th, 2019 10am – 2pm at Ruthven Park National Historic Site $225.00 per person, all tools and materials are provided and are for you to keep after […]
Year of the Bird Series: December – Northern Flicker Article by: Chris Harris, Environmental Physiology Technician at the University of Windsor As a birder whose enthusiasm has often exceeded his competency, I have always loved species that could be unambiguously identified and sexed both in the hand and field. Between the distinctive call, hefty size, […]
December 2018 Newsletter Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and your family from The Lower Grand River Land Trust and staff. Ruthven Park National Historic Site will be closed from December 22nd – January 6th inclusive. Please note, phone messages will be returned over the holidays. We thank you for your support over the […]
Unfortunately Tia McGraff has come down with a cold and has to cancel her concert here at Ruthven Park National Historic Site tomorrow evening Friday December 14th. If you have purchased a ticket and have not heard from us yet, please give us a call at 905.772.0560 to get your refund.
Ruthven Park National Historic Site seeks an Education Coordinator to fill a 12 month maternity leave contract. Ruthven Park is a not-for-profit , charitable organization and a National Historic Site with focus on heritage preservation and presentation, tourism, education and the environment. Salary $25.50 per hour. Please click on the link below. Applications must be […]
Article by Mike Furbur To see a Purple Finch is always a thrill, particularly close-up at a banding station like Ruthven Park (where several were banded this fall). And, to watch an active nest of these remarkable birds for a week is also an unforgettable experience. Indeed, this is one of my fondest memories from […]
Dear members and friends, It’s hard to believe the end of July is already upon us already. This summer, the site has been bustling with visitors, campers, wildlife, special tours, and much more! We hope you enjoy reading the July 2017 Newsletter, which can be downloaded as a PDF by clicking the link in this […]