Share your images, drawings, and videos inspired by the Niagara Escarpment!

Welcome to the Niagara Escarpment and The Blue Mountains Community Content portal. This year the focus is FERNS and ORCHIDS found in, or inspired by, those in the region in and around The Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada. Submit your pictures of ferns and orchids right here to become part of the online resource about the Niagara Escarpment.

Visit the Craigleith Heritage Depot in person at 113 Lakeshore Road East, in the village of Craigleith, The Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada, or visit the website links below to learn more.

Submission Rules

The submission process is free and it takes about 10 minutes. You are welcome to share as many digital items as you like. The content may be used in an online project about The Niagara Escarpment and would be accessed by the public for the duration of the online exhibit.

Before you submit, please make sure your content:

  • Includes ferns and/or orchids that grow naturally along the Niagara Escarpment (and ideally those that can be found in the region in and around The Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada)
  • Is an original work (picture, video, artwork, etc) to which you own the rights, or is in the public domain.

What can I submit?

Suggested content includes: photographs / digital images, drawings, artwork, video clips.

Accepted File Formats:

Digital images, digital video files.

Need help digitizing?

If you need help digitizing files, please contact a member of your local library who can help direct you to the best resource (including staff)! If your local library is The Blue Mountains Public Library, please visit the website links below for contact information.

A naturalist's reminder:
If you are searching for plant life outside, remember the Naturalist's Code: "Take only pictures, leave only footprints."