Field Trips

All are welcome to participate in field trips. Invite your friends! Carpooling for out-of-town trips is arranged at the meeting place. There are no fees unless indicated; however, participants are expected to share gasoline costs and should make arrangements with the driver to do so. Phone the trip leader if you have any questions. Participants can return early if they wish. Members with CB or FRS radios should bring them on out-of-town trips. For information on city buses, phone 306-975-3100.

Participants must follow social distancing at all times and wear masks when requested by the leader. There will be limited sharing of scopes or other equipment. Members who wish to participate in a particular field trip must contact the listed leader by phone or email as quickly as possible. Participants are free to depart early if they wish. Members with FRS radios should bring them on out of town trips. Bus Information: 306-975-3100. Many of our destinations are described in the 3rd edition of “A Guide to Nature Viewing Sites in and around Saskatoon” available by clicking HERE

Swale Bioblitz

Sunday, July 21, 9 AM – 12 PM

We will explore the swale identifying native plants and birds using iNaturalist / eBird and searching for any
species at risk. You may stay for as long as you like.
Leaders: Sara Bryson and others
Register by text by July 18 to 306-261-6156.

Shorebird Trip

Saturday, July 27, 9 AM – 3:00 PM

Bring a lunch. Bring a scope if you have one.
We will drive along rural roads looking for sandpipers and plovers.
Meet at Western Development Museum by grain elevator
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Leader: Kerry Hjertaas (kerry.hjertaas@usask.ca)

Nature Trip to NCC* Asquith Nature Destination

Sunday, August 4, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Members only. We will hike the nature trail looking for wild plants and birds on this property. We will use the new “Asquith Nature Destination Trailside Flowers” pamphlet. We hope to find bluebirds and orioles. Bring water, lunch, sunhat and a backpack. We will stop for lunch in the meadow.
Leader: Sara Bryson (306-261-6156)

Lakewood and Heritage Park Bird Walk

Saturday, August 10, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

We will walk the trails in these adjacent parks to look for water and song birds.
Meet at the north end of the gravel parking area to the east of the civic centre building.
Leader: Diego Medina (306-318-7625)

Forestry Farm Warbler Walk

August 24, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

We will walk through this park looking for migrating warblers.
Meet in the parking lot next to the old superintndent’s residence.
Note: Parking fee is $5.
Leader: Kerry Hjertaas (306-260-6602)

Fall Bird Count

Saturday, September 7.

This count covers the city plus the rural area SE of Saskatoon.

To Register please send your full contact information to
trips@saskatoonature.org
Organizer: Stan Shadick
Compiler: Kerry Hjertaas

Shorebird Trip

Saturday, July 27, 9 AM – 3:00 PM

Bring a lunch. Bring a scope if you have one. We will drive along rural roads looking for sandpipers and plovers.

Meet at Western Development Museum by grain elevator.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/uf35ExYE39WvpWjRA


Leader: Kerry Hjertaas (kerry.hjertaas@usask.ca)

Golden Eagles

Get information about this active sub-group of the SNS.

Young Naturalists

Nature activity for 5 – 11 year olds.

Plant and Animal Checklists

Download checklists here.

Saskatoon Nature Society

Connecting People and Nature

Saskatoon Nature Society
Box 27013 Grosvenor Park
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5N9

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Contact Us

president@saskatoonnature.org

Saskatoon Nature Society
Box 27013 Grosvenor Park
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5N9