Upcoming Club Events – Mark your calendars

Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:00 a.m. ( at Cowan Trail) 

Join Ian Cook, an excellent birder, and club member Rob Henderson, on a walk looking for spring migrants near Matchedash Bay on the Cowan Trail.

(Photo of the heronry at Matchedash Bay)

Meet at Zehrs to carpool at 6:30 a.m. and bring a lunch and your binoculars. It can be wet in places, wear rubber boots and bug repellent.

Contact: Rob Henderson (705) 849-6022

88th Ontario Nature AGM and Conference (June)

Check www.ontarionature.org for details.

Contact: Sue Deadman (705) 835-5355

Explore the Bruce Peninsula with Arni and Dianne Stinnisen
on June 7-8-9, 2019

Most of the Bruce Peninsula is a UNESCO World Biosphere Protected Area. Discover Canada’s rarest orchids, the Bruce Trail, dark night skies, 3 million year old rock formations, stunning parkland and Native Indian cultural centers.


Red Bay Lodge, 462 Huron Road, South Bruce Peninsula

– main lodge rooms, 15 cabins (some pet-friendly), restaurant nearby –

www.redbaylodge.com info@redbaylodge.com 1 (519) 534-1010

Note: please make your reservation under Orillia Naturalists Club

and RSVP to marilync0629@gmail.com (need #s for BBQ on Saturday night)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:00 p.m.  Chimney Swift Night
Join Leanore Wiancko and Kay Prince to watch the chimney swifts.
Meet in the Orillia Public Library parking lot. Bring lawn chairs and warm clothes.

Contact: Leanore Wiancko (705) 326-5261

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