Chimney Swifts
Board of Education Pond
Discover Nature in the Region of Waterloo

Lazy summer day? Go on an adventure in one of Waterloo Region's natural areas.

The Best View in the Region of Waterloo

Homer Watson Park, Kitchener

Chimney Swifts
Swifts at Work, Pigeons at Play

Downtown Galt (Cambridge), Near the Main Street bridge.

Board of Education Pond
The kids will never be bored here!

Huron Natural Area on Trillium Drive in Kitchener.

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Welcome to EcoPosts!

EcoPosts is a guide to nature in the Region of Waterloo. We are profiling enjoyable places and species that you can visit easily with friends or family. We can show you some items that you might expect – big white pines, migrating geese and beautiful river-valleys. And we’ll take you to other cool features that you might never have expected to see here – chickadees that will perch on your hand, peregrine falcons nesting in downtown Kitchener, prairies full of wildflowers and more! EcoPosts is for everybody – be you a long time resident, a recent immigrant or a visitor. Ecoposts is here for you whether you drive a Lexus or a skateboard. Enjoy!

Each EcoPost includes information on:

  • How to reach the site – whether by car, public transit or on your own feet or wheels
  • Facilities at each site
  • Natural features for all seasons
  • Where else you can go nearby for a fun day out


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