Golden Eagles 

 The Golden Eagles is a sub-group of Saskatoon Nature Society. Most of us are ‘seniors’ but we invite anyone interested in birds and the many aspects of our natural, cultural and historic heritage to join our field trips. Participants should be members of the Saskatoon Nature Society and consider membership in Nature Saskatchewan, our provincial affiliate. Contact the trip leader for more information.  

We meet each Thursday morning from April to October, and once a month from November to March. For out-of-town trips we generally carpool, meeting first at Churchill Shopping Centre, Taylor St. and Clarence Ave. Participants are expected to share gasoline costs and should make arrangements with the driver to do so. Unless indicated, there is no other charge. If a trip involves a guided tour of a facility, participants may be asked to make a donation to the facility. 

Bring lunch, drinks and chairs, unless otherwise noted. Members with CB or FRS radios should bring them on out-of-town trips. 

Participants can depart early, if they wish. Phone the trip leader if you have any questions. Dress for the weather. 

Tour Ruddy Duck Lodge

Friday, September 13, 8:00 AM

Tiger Hills upland east of Wakaw.

Meet at northwest corner of Circle Mall parking lot.

Picnic lunch at Ruddy Duck Lodge. Some participants may go on to the Fall Meet; others will return to Saskatoon.

Leaders: Dale Park ( and Vicki Keeler (306-222-3475).

Ruddy Duck. Photo by Nick Saunders.

Vonda, Prud’homme, Bruno area: Ponds and Prairie

Thursday, October 3, 8:30 AM

Lunch at Champetre County, St. Denis.

Leaders: Yvonne Cuttle (306-374-5228), Michael Williams (306-242-5383), Monique Pulvermacher & Joan Feather (306-653-3160)

Photo by Trent Watts.

Whooping Cranes

Thursday, October 10, 9:00 AM

Location TBA.

Picnic lunch in the area.

Leaders: Marten Stoffel (306-230-9291) & Michael Williams (306-242-5383).

Immature and adult Whooping Cranes. Photo by Hilda Noton.

Turkey supper at Queen’s House

Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 PM

Queen’s House is at 601 Taylor St. West.

Share interesting sightings and photos (put photos on thumb drive).

Cost: $20, cash only. Includes supper, dessert, beverage, tax and use of AV equipment. A tip is welcome.

RSVP by October 25 to Sylvia Raginski (306-477-5942 or

Photo by Trent Watts.

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Nature activity for 5 – 11 year olds.

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