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Meadowlands

This 59-acre conservation area borders Tiffany Creek, a tributary of Ancaster Creek, and includes upland woods and riparian wetlands.  The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has classified the wetlands as provincially significant.  The property has been identified as an Environmentally Significant Area since 1995.

The property is approximately 30 per cent broadleaf forest, 30 per cent successional forest or thickets, and 40 per cent meadows or wet meadows/marshes.  It is a groundwater discharge area and considered an excellent wetland habitat for numerous plants, animals, butterflies and birds, including some rare species.