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Meetings 2018 / Outings 2018

Updated 06-Mar-2018

Meetings 2018
Note - Meetings are the first Monday of the month starting at 7:30 p.m. Meetings take place at Huron Park Secondary School library, 900 Cromwell St. Woodstock unless stated otherwise. Use the south parking lot off Berwick St. across from Huron Park Baptist Church. Enter by the southwest doors. Go straight down the hall, past the cafeteria, to the library on the right. See map for location.

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 - Zoe LeBrun-Southcott, Executive Director and Wildlife Biologist, Bird Ecology and Conservation Ontario “Investigating bobolink conservation strategies in agricultural grasslands”. Zoé has been working on research, recovery, and the conservation of bird species at risk in North America since 2006. Though largely focused in Ontario, she has a wide range of ornithological experience, from working in ranch lands in Texas to the arctic tundra. She has worked for several organizations including the Canadian Wildlife Service, Wildlife Preservation Canada, and Bird Studies Canada. In 2013, Zoé co-founded a small non-profit organization that focuses on using ecological research to advance the conservation of Ontario’s birds at risk and their habitats. She now works as Bird Ecology and Conservation Ontario’s Executive Director and Wildlife Biologist.

MONDAY, MAY 7, 2018- Fiona Reid, Halton Field Naturalists “Stalking the Night Garden – A Naturalist Explores Her Ontario Garden and Woodland through the Night.” WFN Nominating Committee presents its list of nominations. Vote takes place for Directors.

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018- The annual WFN year-end BBQ.

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Outings 2018
Note- Meet at the parking lot behind Woodstock Collegiate in front of the library, unless otherwise stated. **Please phone Richard at 519-533-7386 or Sharron at 519-462-2862 to indicate if you are going to participate.** See map for location.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018 - Tundra Swans, Sandhill Cranes and more at Long Point. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 9:00 AM. Bring a lunch.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018 - Beachville Trail. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 1:00 PM.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018 - Backus Woods in Spring. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 12:30 PM .

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 - Evening walk. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 6:00 PM. Trees will be the focus for this evening walk.

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018 - Evening walk. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 6:00 PM. Whip-poor-will outing to Backus Woods.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 - Our annual Rondeau Park outing. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 7:00 AM. Bring a Lunch .

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018 - Evening walk. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 6:00 PM. Wildflowers and warblers will be the focus for this evening walk.

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018 - Evening walk. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 6:00 PM.

TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 - Evening walk. Meet at the parking lot across from the Woodstock Public Library at 7:00 PM. Chimney Swifts around downtown Woodstock. NOTE TIME CHANGE.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018 - Annual Christmas Bird Count. Save the date!

NOTES:

Books for sale:  We have received our shipment of “Reptiles and Amphibians of Ontario” field guides. They will be available at meetings for $15. Besides being a must in your own library, they will make wonderful gifts for young and old alike.


If you have any questions, give Rich a call at 519-533-7386 OR 519-462-2862.

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