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Around the Bay with Fred – Waterfowl ID: Tips and Techniques with Fred Jazvac

Monday, October 8th, 2018
Fred Jazvac (Photo courtesy of Jim Punnet).

Fred Jazvac (Photo courtesy of Jim Punnet).

Event
Around the Bay with Fred - Waterfowl ID: Tips and Techniques with Fred Jazvac
When
Sunday, November 4, 2018
10:00am - 2:00 PM -
Where
Bayshore Community Centre (map)
1900 3rd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Other Info
Be part of this delightful and educational birding tradition with Fred Jazvac! Meet at the front of the Bayshore Community Centre, Owen Sound. It is recommended to bring a lunch and to dress for a waterfront environment.

Register: Fred Jazvac, fredjazvac@gmail.com or 519.379.2323.

Limit: none

To learn even more about Fred please visit -
https://huronfringefest.wordpress.com/tag/head-coach-fred-jazvac/

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Fall Ramble with Ron Gatis

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Event
Fall Ramble with Ron Gatis
When
Sunday, October 21, 2018
1:00pm - 3:30 PM - All Ages
Where
Colpoy's Bay Trails (map)
Other Info
Tour Ron's wondrous Colpoys Bay trails, with stops to look at some of Ron's favourite trail features, including the beaver pond, and a lookout over the waters of Colpoys Bay.

Moderate, gentle terrain and easy pace along the forest paths.

No limit, but please register with John Dickson at jwdickso@gmail.com

Meeting place will be the barn foundation/ski club parking lot on the east side of Bruce County Road 9, just on the northern edge of the village of Colpoys Bay.

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Marshall Woods Old Growth Forest Hike

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Event
Marshall Woods Old Growth Forest Hike
When
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:30am - 1 PM - All Ages
Where
Marshall Woods (map)
2/3 km south of side rd 3 & side rd 4 corner
Other Info
Marshall Woods Old Growth Forest Hike with Bob Knapp.

Maximum 16 participants: Please pre-register by email or phone: rmknapp@yahoo.com or 519 371 1255.

Meet at the Grey Roots Museum Parking Lot (close to entrance) at 9:30am to Car Pool or at Bruce Trail access for Marshall Woods (only cancelled if rain is heavy)

Distance 6 km, bring water and snack

Bob Knapp measuring a really old cedar tree. (Photo by Brian Robin)

Bob Knapp measuring a really old cedar tree. (Photo by Brian Robin)


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All Things Woody with Bill Moses at the Inglis Falls Arboretum

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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Event
All Things Woody with Bill Moses at the Inglis Falls Arboretum
When
Monday, October 8, 2018
10:00am - 12 Noon - All Ages
Where
Arboretum, Grey Sauble Conservation Headquarters (map)
Other Info
All Things Woody with Bill Moses at the Inglis Falls Arboretum (by GSCA HQ).

Learn about woody plants, seed collecting. Each participant is to bring along at least one sample of a woody plant that they want identified. (Bill will have several.) ID books welcome.

Register: Bill Moses bill.mosesos@gmail.com

Limit: 12

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Interpretive Hike at Hoggs Falls on the Boyne River

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
Event
Interpretive Hike at Hoggs Falls on the Boyne River
When
Thursday, October 4, 2018
10:30am - 2-2:30PM -
Where
Hogg's Falls (map)
Lower Valley Rd,
Flesherton
Other Info
*** Please Note the New Date ***

Interpretive 5KM hike of moderate difficulty at Hogg's Falls on the Boyne River with John Burton. Learn ecology of the upper Beaver Valley, the Bruce Trail and about the 5year campaign to control Garlic Mustard.

Bring lunch for a break by the falls.

Register at jburtonesp@yahoo.ca 519-379-4823

Instructions and directions for where to meet - the parking area for Hogg's Falls - will be sent to those registering.

Those wishing to carpool from the Owen Sound can do so by meeting between 9:30-and 9:45AM Thursday October 4th at the Centennial tower parking lot at the brow of the hill that is 9th Ave E., and Hwys 6 & 10, and can also confirm this plan with John Dickson at jwdickso@gmail.com

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Annual Potluck Supper & Presentation, Guest Speaker Robert Bowles: Damsels and Dragons

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Event
Annual Potluck Supper & Presentation, Guest Speaker Robert Bowles: Damsels and Dragons
When
Thursday, June 13, 2019
6:00pm - All Ages
Where
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (map)
865 1st Ave. West, Owen Sound (near the library)
Other Info
Please note the time and location: 6PM Sharp, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 865 1st Ave. W, Owen Sound

Bring your own plates, cutlery and cup or mug, and bring a food dish to share, along with serving utensils.

7PM – Robert Bowles: Damsels and Dragons

A former Grey County farm boy, Bob Bowles shares his in-depth knowledge and passion about damselflies and dragonflies plus the Ontario Master Naturalist Program.

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Rocks and Rock Formations in the Owen Sound Area

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Event
Rocks and Rock Formations in the Owen Sound Area
When
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
Rocks and Rock Formations in the Owen Sound Area with Bob Knapp.

An illustrated talk on the rich variety of rock formations in our own backyard. Looking at cliffs, crevices, erratics and a variety of features that make up the Niagara Escarpment. A chance to appreciate and learn more about these amazing structures.

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A geomorphology tour near the Robson Lakes

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Event
A geomorphology tour near the Robson Lakes
When
Sunday, September 23, 2018
1:30pm - 4:30 PM - All Ages
Where
Robson Lakes Conservation Area (map)
Other Info
A geomorphology tour near the Robson Lakes, on a glacial moraine with impressive examples of deep kettles & kettle lakes.

Hike Leader: Bob Gray

Register at kemblemt1@gmail.com or 519-371-9128

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Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory Open House at Cabot Head Research Station

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Event
Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory Open House at Cabot Head Research Station
When
Sunday, September 16, 2018
2:00pm - All Ages
Where
Cabot Head Research Station (map)
Other Info
Light refreshments, bird banding demonstrations, casual bird walks and a fantastic view.

http://bpbo.ca/

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Métis Plant Use at Lindsay Tract Trails

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Event
Métis Plant Use at Lindsay Tract Trails
When
Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00am - Noon - All Ages
Where
Lindsay Tract Trails (map)
Ferndale, Bruce Peninsula
Other Info
Learn about the Métis perspective of our relatives with roots, medicinal, dye and fibre plants plus the indigenous perspective on plant ecology.

Max. 15

Register: euphemiamcguire@gmail.com

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