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Bird ID Workshop Series for Intermediate Birders

Fridays: March 22 – April 12,
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

This free series of workshops will focus on using your bird book and birding app to learn to identify common breeding birds found in the Saskatoon Area. Bring your field guides and download the free Merlin app on your smartphone. 
This series is organized jointly by the Saskatoon Nature Society and the Saskatchewan Breeding Bird Atlas staff.

Friday, March 22: Waterbirds, gulls and terns
Friday, March 29: Grouse, Raptors, Shorebirds, Woodpeckers
Friday, April 5: Doves, Flycatchers, Swallows, Warblers and related songbirds
Friday, April 12 Wrens, Thrushes, Sparrows, Blackbirds and related songbirds

Register: in advance as soon as possible. Space is limited.


Meet in Room 159, Thorvaldson Building, U of S campus.
Bus: Many routes go to the nearby University Bus Terminal
Leaders
: LeeAnn Latremouille (306-880-9027), Janine McManus, John Patterson and Stan Shadick (306-652-5975).

Monthly Program

Come to our monthly program. Listen, learn and meet people who are passionate about our natural world.

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Bird ID Workshop Series for Intermediate Birders

Fridays: March 22 – April 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PMThis free series of workshops will focus on using your bird book and birding app to learn to identify common breeding birds found in the Saskatoon Area. Bring your field guides and download the free Merlin app on your...

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Saw-whet Owling near Pike Lake

Saturday, March 16 Check back for possible rescheduled date. 7:15 – 10:00 PM We will listen for owls calling after dark. Wear warm clothes and suitable footwear, and bring a flashlight and a hot drink. Meet by the grain elevator at the Western Development Museum...

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Birding by Ear Workshop Series

This free series of 2 workshops will focus on learning how to identify the songs and calls of birds that breed in the Saskatoon area. Bring your field guides. Download the free Merlin bird app onto your smartphone. Friday, May 3: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday, May 10: 7:00...

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Sharp-tailed Grouse Dance Viewing Trip

Late March / Early April Members Only field trip. We plan to drive to a viewing location on a public road within 100 km of Saskatoon on an early morning or late evening weekend in late March or early April with suitable weather. Saskatoon Nature Society members who...

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Bluebird Hike

Saturday, March 30, 20199:15 AM – 2:00 PM We will drive some roads where bluebirds frequently visit. Wear warm clothes and suitable footwear. Bring a lunch if you wish to stay past noon. Meet by the grain elevator at the Western Development Museum parking lot on Lorne...

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Gull Identification Field Trip

Wednesday, April 3, 20196:30PM–8:00PM A chance to learn gull identification. There should be at least four species present and maybe a rarity. We will carpool and drive to a variety of gull hangouts along the river in the city. Wear warm clothes and suitable footwear....

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Prince Albert National Park Birding Weekend

Sat. April 6 - Sun. April 7 Members only trip. We will drive to the boreal forest looking for any late winter or early spring songbirds. On Saturday night, we will listen for any northern owls. Bring a lunch. Members who have renewed their 2019 Saskatoon Nature...

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Crocus Evening Hike to Meewasin’s Cranberry Flats

Wednesday, April 10, 20196:45 PM - 8:00 PM We will hike the prairie looking for crocus blooms. Check the website or with the leader in case this trip is postponed due to a late flowering season. Wear warm clothes and suitable footwear. Click to Register Meet by the...

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Waterfowl Viewing Trip to Porter Lake

Saturday, May 4 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Waterfowl viewing trip to Porter Lake Porter Lake is a large lake south of Aberdeen that has been home for large numbers of night-herons, ducks, grebes, cormorants and other water birds in recent years. Due to flooding, the grid road...

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Ukraine Travelogue – Adele Wagner

Thursday 7. March 2019 (10:00 a.m.) Wildwood Mennonite Church, 1502 Acadia Drive. Please meet at the site. Lunch (tentative) Coachman Restaurant, Market Mall, Preston Avenue and Louise Street. If you plan to do lunch, please contact leaders by March 4, 2019 Leaders:...

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Printed Resources

Saskatoon Nature Society produces a number of publicatons which can be viewed by clicking below.

Field Trips

Everyone is welcome to attend field trips. Lots of information is available by clicking below.

Become a member

Membership in the Saskatoon Nature Society costs $20 per year. Donations to SNS qualify for a tax receipt.

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Find a ‘Nature Hot Spot’ in Saskatoon.

HOT SPOTS

Saskatoon has many public parks and a whole river valley to explore. Many bird species, animals, plants and other wildlife can be found right in our city.

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Saskatoon Nature Society

Connecting People and Nature

Saskatoon Nature Society
Box 448, RPO University
Saskatoon, SK S7N 4J8

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Saskatoon Nature Society
Box 448, RPO University
Saskatoon, SK S7N 4J8