To ignite curiosity and respect for our natural world through accessible, interactive and educational programs.
There are a bunch of mammals that visit or live in Heartland Forest such as, bats, coyotes, chipmunks, rabbits, squirrels, muskrats, opossums, raccoons, foxes, and deer!
The Muskrat is a semi aquatic rodent that lives in wetlands! We have some living at Heartland Forest, they can be seen at the fishpond, and can swim underwater for roughly 15 minutes on average!
The white-tailed deer has 4 stomachs! These deer also mark their territory by rubbing bark off trees.
Turtles can be seen sunbathing to regulate their temperature, they are called exotherms or “cold blooded”.
Heartland Forest Holiday Sale Extravaganza! Free Delivery: Your holiday shopping just got easier! Enjoy FREE deliveries anywhere in the Niagara Region for Gift Shop purchases over $65 before taxes. Free Gift: Bring a smile to your little one’s face! Receive a FREE “Earl’s Racecar” with Children’s item purchases totaling $50 or more before taxes. 15% […]
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 […]
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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 […]