Forests Ontario

North American Envirothon Tours

Advisors and guests of the North American Envirothon taking place in Peterborough, Ontario have the opportunity to fill selected days with optional tours.

Tuesday July 26

  • Fleming College Tour – Free
    Half Day (Departure/Return Time TBD)
    Min. 10 – Max. 40

Hop on a bus (provided) and spend the day at Fleming College’s School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. We host the annual Ontario Provincial Envirothon Competition, and are renowned for our fun, hands-on learning experiences. Participate in workshops highlighting programs such as Fish and Wildlife, Forestry, and Environmental Law Enforcement. Enjoy a campus tour – we are the #1 college in Canada for grads working in the environmental and natural resources sectors! Participants will be required to purchase their own lunch.

  • Eel’s Creek & Curve Lake Tour – $190 (CDN, taxes included)
    Full Day (Departure/Return Time TBD)
    Min. 6 – Max. 20

This full day cultural experience will see the Land Canadian Adventures’ guide participants through Eel’s Creek, an ancient Kawartha paddling route that includes rapids and the rugged High Falls. Ending at Petroglyphs Provincial Park participants will meet with Elders from Curve Lake First Nations for locally inspired lunch and to learn about the sacred teaching rocks. This tour will include an optional sunrise ceremony and smudging on Trent Campus.

Wednesday July 27

  • Canoe the Lift Locks – $75.00 (CDN, taxes included)
    Half Day (Departure/Return Time TBD)
    Min. 30 – Max. 75

Join The Land Canadian Adventures for a tour that always makes a splash! Departing from Beavermead Park on Little Lake participants will paddle the Trent Canal and through the famous Peterborough Lift Locks (the highest hydraulic boat lifts in the world!). The tour will return to Beavermead park for a shoreline BBQ lunch.

  • Farm to Table Downtown Culinary Tour – $45.00 (CDN, taxes included)
    12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Min. 6 – Max. 12 participants

Explore downtown Peterborough by foot and by fork. The Farm to Table Tour showcases local boutique food stores in the downtown Peterborough core with a focus on small batch, artisan food production and seasonal cooking.