December 3 (Sunday): Niagara River Gull Watch (Session 2)
Leaders: Gis Segler, Marcie Jacklin, and Josh Van der meulen.
Meet 9:00 a.m. at Dufferin Island (first parking lot on one way road)
Google pin for meeting location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/43%C2%B004'06.7%22N+79%C2%B004'24.0%22Wfirstname.lastname@example.org,-79.0763044,15.5z/data=!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x19f6844120d77fdb!7e2!8m2!3d43.0685148!4d-79.0733346
Search for birds above the falls before driving North along the Niagara River as far as Niagara-on-the -Lake.
What to bring: Water, sunscreen, optional packed lunch, snacks, warm clothing, rain gear.
Facilities: Washrooms available en route.
Land Acknowledgement: We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples, many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement.
Who can come: Trip is for OFO members and a guest. One birding buddy may accompany registrant if required. Maximum: 30 participants.
Contact: Please contact trip leader by phone for questions about meeting location, or if you're late: Gis, 416.578.8321. If you require accommodations, loaner binoculars please send email to: email@example.com.
Transportation: Car transport is required for the weekend. Car pooling is strongly encouraged to reduce the number of cars and to allow those who do not have a car to attend. Please, register for the OFO Discord Server and post your car pooling request.
Niagara Parks Parking Pass: A Niagara Parks parking pass of $40 is strongly recommended for the weekend to avoid paying parking fees at each stopping place. The pass is good for one year from the date of purchase and can be purchased at https://www.niagaraparks.com/visit-niagara-parks/plan-your-visit/parking-pass/. It's best to purchase this in advance and ask for it to be mailed to your home.