October 16 (Saturday) Durham Waterfront
Meet 8 am at Lynde Shores Conservation Area parking lot on Victoria Street, Whitby. Exit Highway 401 at Brock Street (Exit 410).Turn left (south) onto Brock Street. Turn right (west) onto Victoria. Go about 2.5 km to Lynde Shores on south side. Visits to Cranberry Marsh Hawk watch, Oshawa Second Marsh, Corner Marsh and Frenchman’s Bay, depending on conditions and water levels. Late fall migrants, raptors, shorebirds and ducks.
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. One birding buddy is allowed where required. Maximum: 20 participants.
Leader: Geoff Carpentier.
Location: Meet at Lynde Shores Conservation Area parking lot on Victoria Street, Whitby.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellent , snacks, (lunch). Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terrain: Flat terrain. Easy pace. Lunch break and washroom stops available.
Facilities: Restrooms available enroute.
Land Acknowledgement for Durham :
We respectfully acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties. We offer our gratitude to our First Nations for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations. May we continue to honour those teachings.