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Wheelchair Accessible Boardwalk Unveiled Overlooks Garden of Wildflowers at Petrel Point Nature Reserve

Media Advisory: May 19, 2018

Starflower, Petrel Point Nature Reserve © Linda Read

Bruce County, ONT – Join Ontario Nature for the grand opening of its new wheelchair accessible boardwalk overlooking a garden of wildflowers. This free event on Saturday, May 26 welcomes nature enthusiasts of all ages. The event will take place rain or shine, so make sure to come with the proper clothing and gear.

Attention: Photo/Assignment Editors, Environment Reporters, General Interest


  • Hosted by Ontario Nature
  • Speaker: Execute Director of Ontario Nature, Caroline Schultz
  • Hike led by expert naturalists, Ontario Nature staff and local volunteers

What: Unveiling the wheelchair accessible boardwalk

When: Saturday, May 26, 2018

  • 11:00 a.m. – Ribbon cutting ceremony
  • 11:30 p.m. – Guided hike(s)
  • 1:00 p.m. – Finish

Petrel Point Road
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
N0H 1X0

From Highway 6 turn west at the town of Mar on Red Bay Road. Drive along Red Bay Road to its end at Huron Road. Drive north on Huron Road (roughly 3 kilometres), then turn left of Petrel Point Road. Parking is available on the north side of Petrel Point Road. Consider carpooling because it is environmentally friendly and there is limited parking space.

 For more information/media inquiries: ontarionature.org/petrel-point

John Hassell | Ontario Nature, Director of Communications and Engagement |  johnh@ontarionature.org, 416-786-2171

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Ontario Nature protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement. Ontario Nature is a charitable organization representing more than 30,000 members and supporters, and 150 member groups across Ontario. For more information, visit ontarionature.org.