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Herps and Birds of Stony Swamp
September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leader: Derek Dunnett
Meet: NCC Greenbelt parking lot P8 (on Moodie, South of Hunt Club)
We will search for frogs, salamanders, and snakes, as well as birds and whatever else we can find. Kids are welcome. Bring binoculars and hand lens if you have them, or just your cell phone for pics or iNaturalist. There are washrooms near the parking area. The hike is less than 4 km total. The trip will be canceled if it is a cold ( < 13 C) or rainy day.
Registration: Please pre-register by email to jm890_7[at]hotmail.com, especially to find out if we need to make changes for any reason.
Guidelines for participants on field trips
Field trips to natural areas in our region and beyond take place all year round. OFNC events are for members only. Prospective members with interest in attending should contact the trip leader in advance. For some events, participation is limited and members will be given priority. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Times given for events are departure times. Please arrive earlier, as leaders start promptly. If you need a ride, please contact the leader.
Please bring a lunch on full-day trips and dress according to the weather forecast and activity. Please always wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.Binoculars and/or spotting scopes are essential on all birding trips. Unless otherwise stated, transportation will be by carpool.