2013 – Jan. to June

Summary of Club events for the period Jan. to July, 2013.

Notice: this page only lists the events and dates. If you plan to participate, please consult your printed Programme which includes the names and phone numbers of the Coordinators and Convenors, directions, and event-specific details.

Saturday, January 5th   –   Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Gai-Luron (Bellefeuille).

Saturday, January 19th   –  Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Far Hills Centre.

Wednesday, January 30th  –  Indoor Meeting at 7:30 p.m., Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.   ”Reptiles and Amphibians:  DNA as a means of establishing relationships among Fossil Reptiles and Amphibians” – presentation by Dr. Robert Carroll.

Saturday, February 2nd   –   Cross-country skiing at the Ste-Agathe Ski Centre.).

Friday-Sunday , Feb. 8th – 10th  –   Three-day skiing and snowshoeing Weekend in the Laurentians (overnight Friday and   Saturday at Auberge du Vieux Foyer).

Saturday, February 23rd   –   Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Fôret Ouareau.

Wednesday, February 27th    –    Indoor Meeting at 7:30 p.m., Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Reptiles and Amphibians” – presentation by Dr. David Green of the Redpath Museum.

Saturday, March 9th   –   Cross-country skiing in the Morin Heights area.

Saturday, March 23rd   –   Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Mont Orford Provincial Park.

Wednesday, March 27th    –     Indoor Meeting at 7:30 p.m.- Room 599, Bronfman Building, McGill University.  “Across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway” – presentation by Dr. Bruce Grainger.

 Saturday, April 6t     –   Sugaring-Off Party at Cabane à Sucre Famille Ethier.

 Saturday, April 20th  –   Hiking at Chutes de Ste-Ursule and Sentierde la Commune de Berthier.

 Wednesday, April 24th   –   Weekday Springtime walk in Le Parc Michel-Chartrand, Longueuil.

Wednesday, April 24th   –   Indoor Meeting at 7:30 p.m.- Room 232, Leacock Building, McGill University.   Presentation by Dr. Shirley Lehnert – “Natural History of Namibia”.

Saturday, May 4th   –   Spring Flower Walk in Ile Bizard with support of the World Wildlife Fund.

Saturday, May 11th    –    Walking and birding on the Tomifobia Nature Trail, Ayer’s Cliff.

Saturday, May 18th      –   Spring Flower and Birdwatching Hike at Oka.

Saturday, May 25th   –   Hiking at Doncaster Park in the Laurentian just east of Ste-Adèle.

Wednesday, May 29th   –   Indoor Meeting at 7:30 p.m., Room 232, Leacock Building, McGill University.  An Annual General Meeting to be followed by a slide presentation on recent fieldnats’ outings, after which refreshments will be served.

Saturday, June 8th   –   Hiking on Mont Foster in the Eastern Townships.

Tuesday, June 18th   –   Walk in Parc des Prairies, Laval des Rapides.

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



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