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Lake Huron Fall Birding

  • 23 Oct 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Grand Bend
  • 18


Registration is closed

October 23 (Sunday) Grand Bend, Pinery PP, Kettle Point

Leader: Alessandra Wilcox .

Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Grand Bend Sobey's parking lot on north side of Huron County Rd. 81, east of traffic lights at Hwy 21. From Hwy 402 take exit 81 Centre Road and proceed north on Middlesex County 81 via Parkhill, after jogging left at Middlesex County Rd.7. Continue on Middlesex, then Huron County Rd. 81 to Grand Bend (+/- 3 hrs. from Toronto). For anyone running late, first stop will be at the beach (from Sobey’s go west).Late fall/ early winter migrants, waterfowl, gulls, jaegers, eagles and resident titmice.

Land Acknowledgement :

We acknowledge that the Chippewa, Odawa, Potawatomi, known as the Anishinaabeg, and the Lunaapeewak, inhabited these lands at the time of the written treaties, these being: Treaty #2; Treaty #7; Treaty #25; Treaty #29. We also acknowledge the earlier Indigenous people who travelled these lands prior to 1790 in the time of the Wampum treaties. It is through their connection with the spirit of the land, water and air that we recognize their unique culture, traditions, and values. Today, we are part of the land that sustains all life, and it is the sacred responsibility of all people to ensure that the environment remains protected.

Who can come: Trip is for OFO members. (One birding guest may accompany registrant).  Maximum: 25 participants. 

Location: Grand Bend.

What to bring: Lunch if birding all day, water, sunscreen, snacks. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by emailing admin@ofo.ca. 

Terrain: Fairly flat terrain. Travel by car between locations.

Location not accessible via public transportation.

Facilities : washrooms available locally.

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