Mushroom Walk with Jan Thornhill - This event has already occurred
Join fungi expert Jan Thornhill on Monday, October 3, 2022 for an exciting and informational mushroom walk amongst the forests of Ken Reid Conservation Area. Between 9:30 and 11:30am, participants will wander along the trails, stop to observe different types of mushrooms, learning fun facts about their characteristics and habitat along the way.
This is a free event with limited space available, so be sure to register to ensure your spot in the event.
The Kawartha Fall Festival is a FREE family event featuring guided hikes, walks, events, demonstrations and more from Saturday, October 1 to Thanksgiving weekend.
There is no cost of admission but donations of non-perishable food items for the Kawartha Lakes Food Source are greatly appreciated. There will be a drop-off area near the main Administrative Building.
For a full list of events for the Kawartha Fall Festival, go to our Festivals page at https://kawarthaconservation.com/festivals.
About Jan Thornhill
Jan Thornhill has been studying the plethora of amazing fungi she finds around her home near Havelock for more than 30 years. Though she is not beyond eating the choice ones, she is much more interested in fungal diversity, ecology, and collecting the weird and wonderful, all of which she obsessively photographs, catalogues, and preserves. For the past several of years, she has also been writing about her favorite oddities on her blog: https://weirdandwonderfulwildmushrooms.blogspot.ca.
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