Programs & Outings

PENINSULA
FIELD
NATURALISTS

September - July
2017 - 2018
Established 1954

Niagara Region Headquarters
Committee Room 4
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
(formerly St. David's Road West)

Bob Highcock
President
906-688-1260

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Outings

NORFOLK COUNTY MUSHROOM OUTING
Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:30am.
Meet at Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza in Fonthill to car pool. Bring Lunch.
Carol Horvat 905-687-8562

MUD LAKE CONSERVATION AREA
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at Elm Street entrance to Conservation Area.
Bob Highcock, Jean Hampson
905-688-1260

GLENRIDGE QUARRY NATURALIZATION SITE
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at the parking area for the site on St. David’s Road ( Regional Road 71)
Bob Highcock, Jean Hampson
905-688-1260

IN SEARCH OF THE PURPLE SANDPIPER
Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
Meet at the yellow gate at the end of Seaway Haulage Road, Port Weller East.
John Black 905-684-0143

PFN CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
Sunday, December 17, 2017
If interested in participating call
Bob Highcock 905-688-1260

DUCK COUNT FOR THE MNRF
ANNUAL WATERFOWL CENSUS

Sunday, January 14, 2018
Contact John Black 905-684-0143
if interested in participating.

WALKER’S CREEK TRAIL HOT
CHOCOLATE WALK

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00 am
Bring a toonie donation for a cup of hot chocolate and a treat. Meet at the Ina Grafton Village parking lot to the left of the building by the trail entrance. 413 Linwell Road, St. Catharines.
Jean Hampson 905-688-1260

SWAYZE FALLS HIKE
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00 am
Meet at the parking lot for Short Hills P.P. at Roland Road entrance.
Bob Highcock 905-688-1260

HAWKWATCH OPEN HOUSE
Good Friday, March 30, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Beamer Conservation Area, Grimsby
This is an opportunity to observe migrating raptors.

LICHENS, MOSSES & OTHER PLANTS
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
Louth Conservation Area.
Meet at Rockway Community Centre on Pelham Road to carpool.
Roman Olszewski 905-734-9574

SANDHILL VALLEY (FONTHILL KAME)
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza in Fonthill to carpool.
Barbara West 905-935-5339
Marlene Sanderst Shoppers in Fonthill to carpool. Bring your lunch.
Carol Horvat 905-687-8562
Marlene Sanders 905-414-9233

MALCOLMSON ECO-PARK – BIRDING
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
A good site for warblers & other migrants.
Meet in the parking lot off Lakeshore Road at Niagara Street.
Barbara West 905-935-5339

RUTHVEN PARK ( birds & wildflowers )
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
Meet at Shoppers in Fonthill to carpool. Bring your lunch.
Carol Horvat 905-687-8562
Marlene Sanders 905-414-9233

ST. JOHN’S C.A. EVENING WALK
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Park in the small parking lot before the gate. (The gate is locked at 8:00 p.m.)
Bob & Jean 905-688-1260

BIGGAR’S LAGOON
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
Meet at Prudhomme’s to carpool.
Rick Young 905-734-6226
Carol Horvat 905-687-8562

REEB’S BAY & MORGAN’S POINT
Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at Shoppers in Fonthill. Bring lunch.
Rick Young 905-734-6226

JAYCEE PARK (evening walk)
Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
543 Ontario Street. Bring some money to buy ice- cream in Port Dalhousie.
Jean Hampson 905-688-1260.

WINDMILL POINT
Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Meet at Shoppers & bring lunch.
Rick Young 905-734-6226

Monthly Indoor Program

7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday
of each month from September to April

September 25, 2017
LYNDSAY SCHRAM
(University of Guelph)
Topic: Lichens

October 23, 2017
OWEN BJORGAN
Topic: The Bruce Trail

November 27, 2017
LORRETTA SHIELDS
Topic: Wind Turbines
(also our Dessert Night)

There is no meeting in
December

January 22, 2018
DAVID CHAPMAN
Topic: Photography In Motion

February 26, 2018
ALBERT GAROFALO
Topic: Lake Erie Coast Project

March 26, 2018
PATRICK MOLDOWAN
Topic: Mauritius

April 23, 2018 6:00 p.m.
Annual Potluck Dinner
A to M bring a dessert or salad.
N to Z bring a main course.
Bring your own plate, cup and utensils.
Contributions to our raffle table would be welcomed.
Carol Horvat 905-687-8562

June 2018
Annual Picnic: Location and date to be announced.

Executive


President: Bob Highcock
Past President: John Potter
Secretary: Wendy Bradley
Treasurer: Janet Damude

Directors
Carol Horvat
Rick Young
John Potter
Roman Olszewski
Barb West
Jean Hampson
Marlene Sanders
Lynn Glover

Newsletter
John and Mary Potter

Webmaster
Adrian Lawler