Lake Wilcox Park Tree Tour

Woman reaches up the leaves of a tree
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Lake Wilcox Park
12895 Bayview Ave. Meet at trailhead at the north west corner of the Oak Ridges Community Centre
L4E 3G2 Richmond Hill , ON
Ontario CA

This event is in partnership with the City of Richmond Hill.


Come out and discover the beauty of Lake Wilcox Park! Lake Wilcox is the largest kettle lake in the Oak Ridges Moraine and is home to a variety of native wildlife and vegetation. Join us as we explore the history of Lake Wilcox through its native tree species.


Our expert instructors will discuss the benefits of trees and the challenges they face within an urban environment. You’ll leave with a better understanding of the natural history of your community. Tour leaders include:

  • Janet McKay, Executive Director, LEAF
  • Khrysta Lyn, Natural Environment Analyst, City of Richmond Hill
  • Mandy Vandenberg, Urban Forestry Technician, City of Richmond Hill
  • Martin Volhard, Tree Preservation/Landscape Planner, City of Richmond Hill
  • William Withers, Water Resources Coordinator, City of Richmond Hill

Please, bring water and dress for the weather.


Registration recommended

Tour route will be along paved pathways, grass, uneven soft ground and slopes of Lake Wilcox Park. If there are any requirements you may have in order to fully participate in the event, please contact Lam[at] 


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