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Marshall Woods Old Growth Forest Hike

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Event
Marshall Woods Old Growth Forest Hike
When
Saturday, October 7, 2017
9:30am - 1:00 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 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)

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A Look at the Mysteries of Colpoy's Creek – a Disappearing and Re-Appearing Stream

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Event
A Look at the Mysteries of Colpoy's Creek - a Disappearing and Re-Appearing Stream
When
Sunday, September 17, 2017
1:30pm - 4:30 pm - All Ages
Where
To Be Determined (map)
Other Info
Join Bob Gray on this fascinating tour of discovery in our own back yard.

For location, etc., please register with Bob at kemblemt@xplornet.ca or 519-371-9128

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Rock Stars of the West Rocks: Ferns in abundance Hike B

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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Event
Rock Stars of the West Rocks: Ferns in abundance Hike B
When
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
9:00am - noon. - All Ages
Where
West Rocks (map)
Owen Sound
Other Info
Join Peter Middleton to explore the rich diversity of fern species and habitats, that make the West Rocks one of Owen Sound’s natural gems.

This is the second part of a series, see also Fern Hike A.

Trip difficulty:
  • Washrooms are not available during the hike.

  • Walking is over woodland trails with exposed rock ridges. Good walking shoes are advised.

  • Water, snacks, sun block and insect repellent should be carried.

Meeting place:
  • Parking area on Concession 3 Derby, north of Co. Rd. #5 (Creamery Hill).


Suggested limit 8, Please register at letham.middleton@icloud.com
or telephone directly (519) 376 - 3242.

(rain date - later the same day - time TBA)

Fern

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Rock Stars of the West Rocks: Ferns in abundance Hike A

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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Event
Rock Stars of the West Rocks: Ferns in abundance Hike A
When
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:00am - noon. - All Ages
Where
West Rocks (map)
Owen Sound
Other Info
Join Peter Middleton to explore the rich diversity of fern species and habitats, that make the West Rocks one of Owen Sound’s natural gems.

This is the first part of a series, see also Fern Hike B.

Trip difficulty:
  • Washrooms are not available during the hike.

  • Walking is over woodland trails with exposed rock ridges. Good walking shoes are advised.

  • Water, snacks, sun block and insect repellent should be carried.

Meeting place:
  • Parking area on Concession 3 Derby, north of Co. Rd. #5 (Creamery Hill).


Suggested limit 8, Please register at letham.middleton@icloud.com
or telephone directly (519) 376 - 3242.

(rain date - later the same day - time TBA)

Fern

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Tagging Monarchs at Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores

Monday, August 14th, 2017
Photo © Kerry Jarvis

Photo © Kerry Jarvis

Event
Tagging Monarchs at Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores
When
Saturday, September 2, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00 PM - All Ages
Where
Big Flag (map)
Foot of High Street
Southampton
Other Info
Join Kerry and Melitta near the big flag at the foot of High Street, Southampton.

Sturdy footwear urged. Butterfly nets welcome, some available for use.

Rain Date: Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register: butterflygardensofss@gmail.com

For more info about the Butterfly Gardens at the BGOSS Website, including a monarch tagging video.

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Trout Hollow Saunter – with Robert Burcher.

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Robert Burcher

Robert Burcher

Event
Trout Hollow Saunter - with Robert Burcher.
When
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00am - 1:00 PM - All Ages
Where
Riverside Community Centre (map)
#157707 7th Line, Meaford
Other Info
Following in the footsteps of John Muir.

To complement Robert's superb talk to the club this past April, don't miss this educational walk, which will reinforce for you the connections that Muir had with our area during his time here a century and a half ago. Held in conjunction with the Meaford Museum.

Saturday September 30, 2017 (Alternate - Sunday October 1)

Starting at 10AM from the Riverside Community Centre, for a plaque unveiling ceremony, then walking with Robert Burcher for historical and natural highlights along the way to Beautiful Joe Park, arriving at approximately 1PM.

Suitable sturdy footwear is recommended, plus water and snacks. Washroom facilities will be available.

You may wish to carpool - arriving early enough (9:30-9:45AM) to leave a vehicle at Beautiful Joe Park (destination) to ride back afterwards to the Riverside Centre, (start point). Everyone Welcome! All ages!

Please register: jwdickso@gmail.com


John Muir 1861

John Muir 1861



John Muir Self-Portrait

John Muir Self-Portrait

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Waterfowl, Shorebirds and More: Around the Bay with Fred

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Event
Waterfowl, Shorebirds and More: Around the Bay with Fred
When
Sunday, November 12, 2017
10:00am - 2:00 PM - All Ages
Where
Bayshore Community Centre (map)
1900 3rd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Other Info
Visiting birding hotspots along Owen Sound's shorelines

Be part of this delightful birding expedition 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, jazvacfb@bmts.com or 519.379.2323.

Limit: none

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Wildflower Walk at Old Baldy

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Stew Hilts

Event
Wildflower Walk at Old Baldy
When
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
10:00am - 12 Noon - All Ages
Where
Old Baldy (map)
Other Info
Stew is an outstanding naturalist, photographer and teacher, and is looking forward to sharing this area with you.

Limit: 12
Register Stew Hilts at shilts@uoguelph.ca or 519 986 1475

Meet at the Old Baldy Parking Lot.

The Old Baldy parking lot is at the top of Sideroad 7B, the very steep gravel road east of Grey Rd. 13, opposite the old Talisman ski hills. Turn right into the parking lot at the top of the hill.

Or - To avoid the steep hill, continue two corners south of Kimberley to the Artemesia/Euphrasia Townline and turn east (left). At the 3rd Line turn north (left), and again at Sideroad 7B turn left. Drive into the parking lot before you head downhill.

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Field & Forest Birds of the Blue Mountains, with Lynne Richardson

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Event
Field & Forest Birds of the Blue Mountains, with Lynne Richardson
When
Sunday, June 10, 2018
10:00am - 1:00 pm - All Ages
Where
Loree Forest (map)
Other Info
Location: The mixed habitat of Loree Forest.

Register: Lynne Richardson, lynnerichardson@rogers.com 519 599 3618

Limit: 15

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Grassland Birding across Farmer’s Fields in former Sarawak Township

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Event
Grassland Birding across Farmer’s Fields in former Sarawak Township
When
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm - All Ages
Where
Sarawak Township (map)
Church Road and Grey Road 1
Other Info

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