Lake Wilcox Park Tree Tour

© 2018 David Slaughter
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Lake Wilcox Park
12895 Bayview Ave. Meet at trailhead at the Northwest corner of the Oak Ridges Community Centre
L4E 3G2 Richmond Hill , ON
Ontario CA

This event is supported by TD FEF and the Town of Richmond Hill.

Join local experts in discovering 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.

Expert instructors for the Lake Wilcox Tree Tour:
Janet McKay - Executive Director, LEAF
Antonio F. Munafo, B.Sc., ISA - Natural Environment Coordinator, Town of Richmond Hill
Mandy Vandenberg - Urban Forestry Technician, Town of Richmond Hill
Martin Volhard - Tree Preservation/Landscape Planner, Town of Richmond Hill
William Withers - Water Resources Coordinator, Town of Richmond Hill

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.

The tour route will be along paved pathways, grass, and the 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 Erin[at]