Trip Description: Meet 8:30 a.m.
Meeting point: "Subway" parking lot on Highway 11 in Cochrane.
What to bring: water, lunch, snacks, insect repellent, rain gear, sturdy boots/shoes, extra shoes and socks, whistle, full tank of gas (no gas stations once we leave town).
We'll spend 1-2 hours in the agricultural area north of town looking for staging sandhill cranes and a Bald Eagle nest. Then we'll drive an hour into the boreal forest east of town to the site of a recent forest fire to look for Spruce Grouse, Black-backed Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee and other northern specialties.
Facilities: None once the trip begins.
Terrain: moderate. Rough dirt roads, some off road walking in recently logged or burned areas with lots of fallen logs. Slow pace.
Trip leaders: Rhonda Donley, Ken and Angie Williams
Contact info: 226-378-1245, firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. One birding buddy may accompany registrant if required. Maximum: 16 participants.
Leaders: Rhonda Donnelly, Angie and Ken Williams.
Facilities: No washrooms once the group leaves Cochrane.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellant, snacks. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by emailing email@example.com.