Environmentally Significant Area.
Meadowlily Woods is unique because it has 18 different habitant types of various tree strands which help to support a wide variety of trees, plants, and wildlife.More Information
Meadowlily woods is a landmark for vast amounts of beautiful and exotic flowers – all of which are a keystone for sustaining life in the area.More Information
There is evidence of 18 different mammal species in Meadowlily Woods. These woods provide a natural corridor for the animals to go unhindered to the river and other sources of food.More Information
The Meadowlily area provides a range of attractive habitants for butterflies and insects . According to the 1987 Stevenson's study and 2011 Meadowlily Area Draft Plan there is at least 26 varieties of butterflies in the area.More Information
There are many types of reptiles and amphibians to be found at Meadowlily Woods including various turtles, salamanders, snakes, frogs and toads.More Information
Meadowlily Woods is part of the Dorchester watershed and is home according to the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is home to 33 Species at Risk.
At the time of the 1987 study – Meadowlily Woods was the ONLY location in Canada of the Wood Poppy.
The Eastern Flowering Dogwood is protected under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA).
Both the Wood Poppy and the Eastern Flowering Dogwood plants are considered Endangered.
Meadowlily Woods is identified by the Ministry of Natural Resources of containing both Provincially Significant Wetlands and Habitant for Endangered Species.