Willow Beach Notes
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 4:00 p.m., at the Market Building, 201 Second Street, Cobourg (same location as the Cobourg Farmers Market)
Sustainable Cobourg invites you to hear passionate speakers from The Cottage Gardener talk about open-pollinated seeds and their importance for food security. Other groups participating in a mini-market of ideas include, Cycle Transitions, The Cobourg Community Garden Group, Community Power Northumberland, ‘Grow The Greenbelt’, Punk Rock Produce, The Tomato Lady and Northumberland Master Gardeners. Ask questions, try free samples, buy a t-shirt, some organic seeds or a gardening book (some signed by Frankie Flowers).
Following this interactive portion, Sustainable Cobourg will hold its Annual General Meeting. They will fill you in on what they’ve been up to and what they need to continue working on. Two board positions are available: Secretary and Treasurer. Visit their website for a description of each. Nominate a friend, or volunteer yourself for this important work for our community.
Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
If you have any questions, please call or email Gigi Ludorf-Weaver at:
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. - Benefit Concert for Lone Pine Marsh Land Trust (formerly Lone Pine Marsh Sanctuary)
Where: Old Church Theatre, Trenton
Tickets: $20 in advance, or $25 at the door
More information at Lone Pine’s web site:
Lone Pine Marsh is one of the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative partners. The artists are donating their talent in support of the Land Trust.
Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – General meeting, Cobourg Public Library
Speaker: Chris Ketola
Topic: Masters of the Sky; Raptor Biodiversity, Biology and Behaviour
Chris will briefly go over raptor biodiversity in Ontario. Then he will discuss their biology and hunting techniques, followed by a discussion on some of their behavior, both in a captive setting and in the wild. Chris’ expertise is in raptor and bat biology and captive management techniques.
Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Beachcombing outing to Cobourg West Beach
Eleanor Sartisohn will lead an informal, kid-friendly discovery walk. Meet at the boardwalk at the bottom of Durham Street.
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 8:00 a.m. - Birding outing to the A.K. Sculthorpe Woodland Marsh, Port Hope.
Leader: Roger Frost.
Search for fall migrants.
Directions: Meet at the Parking lot on the west side of the marsh. From Peter St., turn south at Hope St. S., then east on Lake St. to the parking lot.