The Hilliardton Marsh Research & Education Centre provides opportunities for school groups and the general public to learn about birds and wetlands. We facilitate and conduct research about the marsh, birds, & wildlife that make it their home.
So come on out, get your feet wet, hold a bird, and be a part of the migration.
Explore nature at the 1800 acre provincially significant Hilliardton Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area. Home to over 600 species of waterfowl, songbirds, mammals, fish and plant life. The Hilliardton Marsh was constructed by Ducks Unlimited in 1996 and it has been a site for migration monitoring since then.
Prior to the restoration of the marsh the area had lost 85% of its original wetland habitat and. The landscape was dry and provided virtually no habitat for waterfowl or other wetland-dependent species. Now, with more than 550 total acres of wetlands, Hilliardton now offers:
Hilliardton Marsh also serves as an outdoor classroom where elementary and high school students and the general public have the opportunity to learn the value of wetlands.