Snowshoe Outing

 

10:00 am, Saturday, February 28

 

Join Allan Stein in exploring trails for exercise and to seek and identify animal tracks. Meet at the parking area on Old Broad Cove Road in Portugal Cove/St. Philips (adjacent to the community mail boxes opposite Maggies Place).

 

Allan Stein | arstein@mun.ca | 895-2056

 

* Most of the route is frequented by atv and snow machines but we will check out less used paths—at the time of writing these had up to a meter of snow.  Depending upon weather and conditions, alternate footwear, possibly hikers with ice-creepers, might be preferable.  Dress appropriately.   If the forecast is bad, the outing may be rescheduled.

February Indoor Program: The Rare Birds of Newfoundland

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Winter Gulls at Quidi Vidi Lake

 

On a good day there can be over ten thousand gulls present on Quidi Vidi Lake, from a wide variety of species. As a result, the lake attracts increasing numbers of birding tourists from both North America and Europe. Join expert birder Jared Clarke (http://birdtherock.com/) to learn about ways of identifying both the common and rare wintering gulls and why Quidi Vidi Lake has such an appeal to birds and birders.

When – Saturday, February 7, at 10 am  (if the weather doesn’t cooperate we will move ahead to Sunday, February 8 same time, same place) 


Where – Quidi Vidi (Virginia River Parking Area [north side of lake])

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