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Willow Beach Notes

 

Saturday, June 2President’s Walk, Willow Beach Marsh, Port Britain at 7 p.m.
Leaders: Elizabeth Kellogg and Roger Frost

Meet at 7 p.m. on the Willow Beach Road by the old barn, and wear long pants. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the location that gave our club its name.

Directions: Take Walton St./Ridout St. west through Port Hope. At the Toronto Rd. stoplight, continue west on Lakeshore, through Port Britain to Willow Beach Rd. (approx. 5.8 kms). Turn south (left) on Willow Beach Rd. towards Lake Ontario. Park along the road near the barn.

 

Sunday, June 3 - Nature Conservancy of Canada Webber Property
Leader:
Val Deziel

The NCC has done extensive rehabilitation here to restore tall grass prairie and savannah habitats. Val will lead us on a walk over this large property. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at carpool lot at Cty. Rd. 45 and Hwy. 401, or at 9 a.m. at Webber. Walk will end about midday.

Directions: Take Hwy. 45 north to Cty. Rd. 22, then turn east to Gleason’s Corner Rd. Turn north onto Gleason's to the end of the road and turn right (east) on road allowance. Follow the road allowance to the Webber Property on the north side.

The BioBlitz results for Peter's Woods, the Pelton property and the Schultz property are now available on our website.

See them here

Sunday, May 13 – Leckey Property
Leader:
John Geale

Nature hike to explore the Northumberland Land Trust Leckey Property. Meet at 8:15 at car pool lot at Hwy 401 and 45 or at 9 a.m. at Leckey Property.

Directions: Take Cty. Rd. 45 to Cty. Rd. 22. Turn east on Cty. Rd. 22 to Jakobi Rd. Go north on Jakobi to Morganston Rd. Turn east on Morganston Rd. to Kelly Dr. Turn north on Kelly to property and park along the lane.

*Note from John Geale: We encourage you to carpool as much as possible for this outing, since parking at the site is somewhat limited, and we don't want to inconvenience the property owners any more than necessary. We will essentially be parking right outside their front door.

Sunday, May 6 – Murray Marsh
Leader: Ewa Bednarczuk

Lower Trent Conservation. Meet at 8 a.m. at Cobourg car pool lot at Hwy 45 and 401 or 9 a.m. at Murray Marsh. Participants should be aware that the Conservation Authority will require that they sign a waiver form.

Directions: Take Hwy. 401 east to Cty. Rd. 30. North on 30 to Goodfellow Rd. Go east on Goodfellow Rd. to Murray Marsh Natural Habitat area. 


Sunday, May 13 – Leckey Property
Leader: John Geale

Nature hike to explore the Northumberland Land Trust Leckey Property. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at car pool lot at Hwy 401 and 45 or at 9 a.m. at Leckey Property.

Directions: Take Cty. Rd. 45 to Cty. Rd. 22. Turn east on Cty. Rd. 22 to Jakobi Rd. Go north on Jakobi to Morganston Rd. Turn east on Morganston Rd. to Kelly Dr. Turn north on Kelly to property and park along the lane.