Friends of Second Marsh invites you to become involved in the celebration of one of Ontario's most exciting urban wildlife areas. Become a member, participate in one of our programs, donate your time or services, encourage your work or other local businesses to sponsor our newsletter, or contact our office at (905) 723-5047 to find out about other ways that you can help the environment by helping Friends.


To inquire about the following events, please contact the Friends of Second Marsh office, or email Wioletta Walancik at wwalancik@secondmarsh.ca or Karen Arbour at karbour@secondmarsh.ca. Scroll down for more current events!

Saturday April 21 & Sunday April 22, 2018 –Little Gull Viewing Sun Rise to 9:30am

Join us at the GM viewing tower for a chance to see Little Gulls. Bring your binoculars and dress for the weather. Limited coffee and snacks available.

Saturday April 21, 2018 –Garbage Clean Up 9:30am to 12:00pm VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Give Friends of Second Marsh staff a hand in removing garbage built up over the winter. Let us know if you'd like to be involved by sending Wioletta an email at wwalancik@secondmarsh.ca. She will send out directions and what you need to bring for the day of. Please leave dogs at home for this event.

Saturday in May 2018 Date to be Announced–Invasive Plant Species Removal VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDED!

Saturday June 2, 2018 –Feathered Friends Festival 10am to 3pm VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Friends of Second Marsh in partnership with General Motors of Canada will be hosting the 5th annual Feathered Friends Festival at General Motors of Canada headquarters overlooking the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve and Second Marsh Wildlife Area in Oshawa.
This event is a festival celebrating the return of migratory birds with a live bird show, hikes, crafts and activities. There will be no cost to attend this event. Event will run rain or shine. Please leave your dogs at home for this event.

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