“Return of the Swans” at Lambton Heritage Museum

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Grand Bend, ON – The first tundra swans have been spotted on the Thedford Bog behind Lambton Heritage Museum, and numbers are expected to rise!
For many residents of Lambton County, the beginning of spring is associated with the annual stop made by the swans during their 6,000 kilometre migration journey through the area. Depending on the year, there may be as many as 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog behind the Museum. They are attracted to the bog by the melt water of spring and the remnants of the prior year’s corn crop.
Visit returnoftheswans.com to find daily estimates of the number of swans in the area. You can also call Lambton Heritage Museum at 519-243-2600 for migration updates.
Be sure to stop by Lambton Heritage Museum before driving over to Greenway Road to view the Tundra Swans in person. Visitors can explore the tundra swan migration exhibit and participate in activities to learn more about these birds and their behaviors.
Lambton Heritage Museum is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Museum admission is $15.00 for families, $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors and students, and $3.00 for children. Children three and under are free. For more information, call the museum at 519-243-2600 or email heritage.museum@county-lambton.on.ca.
Lambton Heritage Museum cares for over 25,000 historic artifacts, photographs and documents, preserving the history of Lambton County. In addition to the main exhibition centre, the museum maintains five historic buildings, two display buildings and visitor amenities like the 1 km Woodland Heritage Trail. The museum is located off Highway 21 across from Pinery Provincial Park. Come discover our story and connect with community.
For more information on Lambton Heritage Museum, visit heritagemuseum.ca or follow the museum on Facebook.
Please contact:
Colleen Inglis Educational Program Coordinator, Lambton Heritage Museum County of Lambton 519-243-2600 ext. 3157 colleen.inglis@county-lambton.on.ca

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