Conservation initiatives assist by protecting Ruthven Park’s significant natural features and associated plant and wildlife through research and stewardship.
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.
RUTHVEN’S FOR THE BIRDS 9th Annual Event Saturday, October 20, 2018 Join us as we Celebrate the Year of the Bird See live birds up close, listen to a talk, meet our bird banders, volunteers and join in on a family friendly birds of prey show 6am –7pm (or anytime in between) Admission by donation […]
Ruthven Park National Historic Site Presents Military Historian Andy Robertshaw, Speaking on The unexpected victory: The last 100 Days if WW1 Thursday October 18th at 7:00pm Admission by Donation For more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca
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 […]
Dear members and friends, We seem to have skipped over spring pretty quickly and gone straight to summer! It’s hard to believe it’s still 3 whole weeks until the summer solstice, but we can hardly complain after the never-ending winter that just passed. With the change of seasons has come our change in hours and […]
Staff of Ruthven Park National Historic Site are thrilled to announce that the Site is officially open for the 2018 summer season as of 9:00am today, Saturday May 19, 2018. Our summer hours (from today until Labour Day Monday) are Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday to Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm. Tours of […]
Editor’s Note: 100+ bird organizations declared 2018 the “Year of the Bird” as it is the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act’s ratification. Many are pledging to do 1 thing per month to help birds. As Ruthven Park National Historic Site has a bird banding station in collaboration with the Haldimand Bird Observatory, we are featuring one […]
The Welcome Centre and Grounds: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm
The Mansion: Reminder that our regular tours of the Thompson Mansion season has come to an end. Be sure to check out our upcoming events to take advantage of tours of the mansion. We do offer tours of the mansion to pre booked groups of 15 or more. Give us a call today or check out our website for more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca
Phone: (905) 772-0560
Toll-free: (877) 705-7275
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0