Eco-Grazing – Sheep at Edgewater Park!
The mayor of Pointe-Claire, John Belvedere, is pleased to announce that Edgewater Park, located along Lake Saint-Louis near Pointe-Claire Village, will host a group of six sheep as part of an eco-grazing project.
Every day from June 11 to July 20, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., six sheep will be in a temporary enclosure to… take care of the park! As they graze on grass, they will help maintain the park in a completely natural manner.
“We care about sustainable development, and this fun and educational initiative is part of our approach,” stated the mayor.
A series of educational activities is planned during these six weeks at Edgewater Park, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.:
June 14: Knitting with sheep – all levels
June 21: Bilingual story hour, followed by a craft (ages 3 to 6)
June 28: Art creation for families
July 5: Family picnic, followed by a children’s show (in French)
July 12 : Yoga with sheep – adults (bring your own yoga mat)
July 19: Shearing and spinning demonstration
In case of rain, storms, and heat waves, the sheep will be placed in a shelter and will therefore not be in the park, and activities will take place at the Noël-Legault Community Centre, located at 245 Du Bord-du-Lac–Lakeshore Road.
Feed can be purchased every Saturday for $0.25 to feed the sheep.
A shepherd will be at the park at all times to watch over the flock.
“Everyone is invited to take advantage of the summer to make a stop at Edgewater Park, whether on foot or by bicycle, and have a picnic on the shores of Lake Saint-Louis while watching the sheep and taking part in activities,” said Mayor Belvedere in conclusion.
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