Jack Miner 1865-1944 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Jack Miner 1865-1944

Natural ponds formed from clay excavation on Jack Miner's property attracted flocks of migrating ducks and geese. In 1904, the avid naturalist established one of the earliest bird sanctuaries in Canada. He devoted his life to the study and conservation of migrating waterfowl.

Location

At the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary, west of Division Road, north of Kingsville

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: Town of Kingsville

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