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May Haga Memorial Bird Walk

Donna Birkmaier Park

Wednesday, June 26

7:15 PM – 8:30 PM


We will walk the trails in this park that were some of May Haga’s favourite areas to explore for birds.

Meet at the main parking lot on the north side of Taylor Street at Slimmon Road.

Bus: Route 8/86 Rosewood departs Centre mall terminal at 6:55 pm and arrives at Taylor and Slimmon Road about 7:05 PM.

Leader: Robert Johanson
(306-653-2610)

The trails in this park are described on page 60 of
“A Guide to Nature Viewing Sites In and Around Saskatoon”.

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May Haga Memorial Bird Walk

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Wild Orchids field trip

Monday, July 19:15 AM - 3:00 PM Members only field trip. We will drive about 125 km to the Nisbet forest (north of Duck Lake) and look for lady-slippers and other wild orchids. Bring lunch, mosquito repellent and rubber boots. Meet at south-west corner of the Lawson...

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North American Butterfly Count

Saturday, July 6, 8:45 AM - ? Help us survey the variety of butterflies found in the Saskatoon area. Event starts at 8:45 am. You may leave whenever you wish.Bring water and wear suitable clothing for the weather. Download checklist from saskatoonnature.org website....

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Ponass Lake IBA Trip

Saturday, July 138:00 AM - 8:00 PM Nature Saskatchewan has asked the Saskatoon Nature Society to become stewards of the Ponass Lake Important Bird Area (IBA). We are requested to conduct an annual survey of the area to report on its birds and the status of its...

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Dundurn Pasture Wildflower and Birding Hike

Wednesday, July 176:45 AM - 9:45 PM Members-only event. Saskatoon Nature Society members have been given special permission to access parts of the Dundurn Community Pasture on foot to search for wildflowers and breeding birds in this mixed grassland and woodland...

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Shorebird Viewing Trip

Saturday, July 27 We plan to drive to areas where we suspect migrant shorebirds are found. About July 25, check back here for trip details.Don't forget to refresh your browser to see the update. Leaders: Stan Shadick (306-652-5975) and Andrew Elgin. Sanderlingby Nick...

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Douglas Park Dune Hike

Saturday, August 38:15 AM - 4:30 PM We plan to drive 145 km to Douglas Provincial Park and then hike the sand dune trail in search of wildflowers and birds.Bring a hat, sunscreen and lots of water. Bring your lunch and a backpack to carry it on the 5 – 6.5 km...

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Prairie Wildflower and Tree Hike

Wednesday, August 76:45 PM - 8:15 PM Dress for the weather. Meet at Nutana Pioneer Cemetery at Ruth St and St. Henry Avenue. Click for map Bus: Route 1 Exhibition departs downtown terminal at 6:31 PM and arrives at St Henry Avenue and Ruth Street about 6:48 PM....

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Warbler Walk at Forestry Farm

Saturday, August 248:00 AM - 11:00 AM We will walk through the Forestry Farm park looking for colourful migrant warblers. Meet at NE corner of parking lot at Holy Family Cathedral on Forestry Farm Park Drive. Click for map Leader: Guy Wapple (phone 306-249-3280) If...

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Warbler Walk #2

Saturday, August 31 We may plan a second warbler walk within Saskatoon city limits. About August 29, check back here for trip details.Don’t forget to refresh your browser to see the update. Bay-breasted Warblerby Nick Saundersnicksaundersnature.com

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Fall Bird Count

Saturday, September 7Any Time Registration Deadline: September 5 Citizen Science Volunteers Needed! This citizen science event is organized by the Saskatoon Nature Society. Participants are needed to help survey the bird populations in the city and surrounding natural...

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Fall Picnic at Gabriel Dumont Park

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Goose and Crane Trip to Outlook Area

Saturday, September 211:45 PM - 9:30 PM Free Event for Saskatoon Nature Society members. Non-members are welcome to register after purchasing Saskatoon Nature Society membership ($20 single / $30 family). Click to purchase Saskatoon Nature Society membership We will...

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