To ignite curiosity and respect for our natural world through accessible, interactive and educational programs.
The white-tailed deer has 4 stomachs! These deer also mark their territory by rubbing bark off trees.
Many trees along our trails are labeled with their names! Both scientific and common!
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!
Heartland Forest is home to 10 amphibians, and 4 reptile species! A person who studies reptiles and amphibians are called a herpetologist.
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 Funded by the Government of Canada and […]
Friends of the Forest!
Do you, your child or grandchild love spending time at Heartland Forest exploring, playing, and learning? Can you imagine everyone’s delight in officially becoming a “FRIEND of the FOREST”? Why not commemorate your family’s LOVE and RESPECT for nature with a personalized leaf plaque for our Creative Play Wall of Fame! A gift that supports […]
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 […]