2012 – Jan. to June

Summary of Club events for the period Jan. to June, 2012.

Notice: this page only lists the events and dates. Please consult your printed Programme for details and contact information if you plan to participate. The Programme includes the names and phone numbers of the Coordinators and Convenors, directions, and event-specific details.

Sat., Jan. 7th   –   Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Gai-Luron (Bellefeuille)

Sat., Jan. 21st   –   Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Far Hills Centre.

Wed Jan. 25th   –    Indoor Meeting (7:30 p.m.- Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University…”Scuba Diving on the Great Barrier Reef and on Reefs in the Coral Sea” –  presentation by Fred Parkinson.

Sat., Feb. 4th   –    Skiing at Arbre-en-Arbre (formerly Sutton-en-Haut).

Mon., Feb. 13th   –   Cross-country skiing at Morin Heights.

Feb. 17th – 19th   –    Three-day Weekend in the Laurentians- skiing (overnight Friday and Saturday at  Auberge du Vieux Foyer)

Wed., Feb. 29th   –    Indoor Meeting (7:30 p.m.- Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Climate Change in a New Direction” – presentation by Professor Seok-Woo Son of the Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Studies at McGill University.

Sat., March 3rd   –    Cross-country skiing at Ste-Agathe Ski Centre.

Sat., March 17th   –    Skiing and snowshoeing in the Morin Heights area.

Wed., March 28th   –    Indoor Meeting (7:30 p.m.) – Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Nature Photography” by Ellie McCrae, and “Prehistoric Cave Paintings in Tassili, Algeria” by Borhild Joa.

Sat., March 31st   –    Spring skiing or snowshoeing in Mont Orford Provincial Park.

Sat., April 14th   –    Sugaring Off Party at Cabane à Sucre Famille Ethier.

Wed., April 25th   –    Indoor Meeting (7:30 p.m.- Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Molecular Biology:  A Study of the Genes of Behaviour” – presentation by Professor Joseph Dent of the Department of Biology at McGill University.

Sat., April 28th   –     Easy Walking at Centre d’Interprétation de la Nature du Lac Boivin.

Sat., May 5th   –     Early Spring Flower Walk in Bois de Liesse Park.

Mon., May 7th    –    Nature Walk on Nuns’ Island.

Sat., May 12th   –    Spring Flower and Bird Watching hike at Oka Park.

Sun., May 20th    –    Walk in Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park.

Wed., May 23rd   –    Morning Birding on Summit Mountain, Westmount.

Sat., May 26th   –    Hiking on Mont Foster in the Eastern Townships.

Wed., May 30th   –    Indoor Meeting (7:30 p.m.- Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Extreme  Trekking in the Andes” – presentation by Vladimir Lancheris.   A short Annual General Meeting will be held before the lecture.

Sat., June 2nd   –    Hiking on Catamount Mountain in the northern Adirondacks.

Thurs., June 7th    –     Walk around Angrignon Park.

Sat., June 16th   –    “Chouette à Voir”.  Visit to UQROP (Union Québecoise de Réhabilitation des Oiseaux de Proie) in St-Jude, near St-Hyacinthe.

Tue., June 19th   –   Visit to the Lachine Rapids Park.

June 22nd – 24th   –    Canoe trip to Saranac Lake, Adirondack Park.

Sat., June 30th    –    Visit to “Jardins & des Lys” in Verchères and “Le Jardin des Curiosités” in St. Ours.

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