To ignite curiosity and respect for our natural world through accessible, interactive and educational programs.
Heartland Forest is home to 10 amphibians, and 4 reptile species! A person who studies reptiles and amphibians are called a herpetologist.
Many trees along our trails are labeled with their names! Both scientific and common!
Turtles can be seen sunbathing to regulate their temperature, they are called exotherms or “cold blooded”.
Heartland Forest has 4 kinds of maple trees: the black maple, the red maple, the sugar maple, and the freeman’s Maple. The maple genus is called Acer! The sugar maple’s binomial name (scientific name) is Acer saccharum!
Welcome to Heartland Forest’s Gift Shop, we are pleased to offer a wide variety of items made onsite in Heartland Forest’s very own woodworking shop. All proceeds from Gift Shop sales go directly back into our all ages, all abilities programming!Curbside pick up is available for all orders Terms and Conditions for Coupons and Promotions […]
Our Vision Inspiring people of all ages and all abilities to respect, protect and enjoy the world of nature. All trails are considered easy and accessible unless marked A Pin Oak Trail (442m) B Black Gum Trail (926m) C OTF Boardwalk Trail (275m) D Accessible Pollinator Loop (124m) E OPG Pollinator Trail (540m) Rest Area […]
How Donations Help
Where does my donation go? Heartland Forest aims to continue its dedicated efforts to its many stakeholders in the Niagara region, and we can only do so with your continued generous support! With your donation, we can benefit countless people in our community, primarily in the ways of conservation, accessibility, education, and wellness. or read […]