Outdoor: Trips begin at the Niagara
Escarpment Commission (NEC) parking lot at Guelph and Mountainview Road,
Georgetown unless stated otherwise. If you would like to meet the group at the
trip site, please speak to the trip leader.
January 29: Winter waterfowl at La Salle Park, Burlington. Join Fiona Reid for this annual trip
to La Salle and nearby areas on Lake Ontario. We can expect to see a variety of
ducks, swans and other water birds, as well as some songbirds. Dress warm!
Please contact Fiona (905-693-9719,
after Jan. 26 for trip meeting places and times.
Saturday, February 18: Mississauga
Winter Waterfront Waterfowl. We will visit several of the parks that
overlook Lake Ontario in search of the wide variety of waterfowl that winter in
this area. Bring a lunch or money for the golden arches. Call Ray Blower, (519)853-0171, for details.
Saturday, March 17: Tundra Swans at
Long Point. Flocks of Tundra Swans stop at Long Point during
their spring migration to the northern breeding grounds. Many other species of
waterfowl, early-returning songbirds, Bald Eagle and Short-eared Owl may also
be seen on this long day trip. Be advised that lunch at the restaurant is
usually around 1:00 p.m. and the outing usually ends in the late afternoon near
Jarvis. Bring snacks, water, a lunch or money for the restaurant(s) and layers
of warm clothing, etc. Call Ray Blower, (519)853-0171, by Thursday, March 15 for more details.