Celebrate the Spiders of Ontario at Special CRCA Event

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Crowned Orb Weaverin Guelph, OntarioTom Mason, the retired curator of Invertebrates from the Metro Toronto Zoo, will be on hand for a special talk where you can learn about common spiders in Ontario.

He will discuss the importance of spiders and their place in our complex ecosystem and why its necessary to continue studying and learning about these under-studied creatures.

This even takes place on Sunday, October 22 at 2pm in Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area’s Outdoor Centre.


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The event if open and free for the public to attend, however regular gate fees will apply.

Entry fees are $5.50 per person for adults and children over 12, and $3 per person for children 12 and under, to a maximum fee of $14 per car. Annual passes can be purchased for $80 per year.

The Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area is located on Division Street just two kilometres north of Highway 401.

For more information about the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, visit www.crca.ca or  call (613) 546-4228 x 500 or toll free in the 613 region at 1-877-956-CRCA (2722).


Photo (Crowned Orb Weaverin Guelph, Ontario): Ryan Hodnett (cc)