Willow Beach Notes
Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Birding outing to the Nature Conservancy of Canada Boes Property east of Brighton
Leader – Roger Frost
Meet at commuter parking lot at Cty. Rd. 45 and 401 at 8:15 a.m. or at the Boes Property at 9 a.m. Directions: Take Hwy. 401 to Cty. Rd. 30 exit at Brighton. Turn south on Cty. Rd. 30 into Brighton. Continue past Cty. Rd. 2, south on Prince Edward St. Prince Edward St. becomes Cty. Rd. 64 east of Brighton. Follow Cty. Rd. 64 to the intersection of Boes Rd. The property is immediately south of this intersection. Park on the shoulder.
Friday, April 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Cobourg Public Library (This is the “March” meeting, shifted to avoid Easter weekend)
Speaker: Dr. John Oyston; Topic: Native Plants - Beautiful, Important, Threatened
For over 10 years John has been working to restore native species and habitat to a 101 acre property overlooking Rice Lake. He will talk about how he has re-established a section of tallgrass prairie habitat, and reintroduced over 100 species of native trees and shrubs, while waging a battle against aggressive invasive species.
Picton Rotary presents Waterfalls of Prince Edward County
Saturday and Sunday, March 26th and 27th, 2016 – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
To view falls, check-in with Rotarian upon arrival at each site.
Site #1 – Cape Vesey, 3718 County Road #8 (East of Waupoos)
Site #2 – Jackson Falls, 1749 County Road #17 (East of Milford)
Bring your camera. Hiking attire recommended.
Made possible by the generosity of the land owners.
For information phone 613-813-1658 or go to www.clubrunner.ca/picton
Donations for Rotary Water Project gratefully appreciated.
Water Conservation and the Backyard Garden
With Pam Lancaster, Source Water Protection Technician, Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22
Cobourg Public Library