Nature Calgary Summer Field Trips

Activities are FREE, open to anyone interested. Come join us!

Sat Jun 20, 3:30am: Dawn Chorus, Weaselhead. Hear 40+ bird species. Meet
parking lot, 66 Av & 37 St SW. Dress warmly. Leaders, Gus Yaki/Aileen
Pelzer, 403-243-2248.

Sun Jun 21, 7am: Sheep River Valley for Lazuli Buntings.  Meet Anderson
LRT (Macleod Tr)  S of pedestrian overpass.  Bring lunch,  Leader, Mike
Harrison, 403-236-4700.

Sun Jun 21, 8am: Birding Griffith Woods Park, 2.5 km W from Sarcee Tr.
on Hwy 8, then left on 69 St SW into Discovery Ridge. Continue straight
at traffic circle, then left on Discovery link to parking lot. Leader,
Grant Brydle, 403-720-4957.

Sun Jun 21, 9am: See 30 of the largest or most unusual trees species
within a 3 km radius in Calgary. Meet at Stanley Park, 42 Av SW, two
blocks W of Macleod Tr. Leader, Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248. Email
gyaki@calcna.ab.ca to register and receive advance information.

Tue Jun 23, 6:30pm: Birding Bowmont Park. Meet Maranatha Church, 2111 52
St NW (N end of Home Rd), Leader, Jan Reseneder, 403-286-5920.

Wed Jun 24, 6:30pm: Visit private garden for 70 species of Cactus and
succulents. Meet at 4915-15 St SW. Host, Hugo Render. For more info,
403-243-2248.

Sat Jun 27, 7:30am: Birding the Water Valley area. Meet Assumption
School, 34th Av NW (NW corner of Sarcee Tr, at Hwy #1). Bring Lunch.
Leader, Eric Tull, 403-295-0830.

Sun Jun 28, 9:30am: Tour of the private Canadian Rocky Mountain Ranch in
the foothills southwest of Calgary to see Bison and Elk, including
young, up close. Bring Lunch! Optional unguided hillside nature walk
after lunch. Meet at Anderson LRT Stn (Macleod Tr), S of pedestrian
overpass, to carpool. Hosts, Pat & Dr. Terry Church. Limit: 20
participants. To register,  call 403-249-2641.

Tue Jun 30, 6:30pm: Bird Griffith Woods Park, 2.5km W on Hwy 8 from
Sarcee Tr SW, then left at 69 St SW into Discovery Ridge. Continue
straight at traffic circle, then left on Discovery Link into parking
lot. Leader, Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248.

Wed Jul 1, 6:30am: Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley
Park, 42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride
back (3.5 hours). Call leaders, Aileen Pelzer/Gus Yaki, 243-2248, to
ensure vehicle space for return.

Sat Jul 4, 8am: Birding Bebo Grove, FCPP, S end of 24 St SW. Leader, Al
Borgardt, 403-281-4306.

Tue Jul 7, 6:30pm: Bird Beaverdam Flats Park. Meet S parking lot
(Lynnview Rd & Lynnview Way, S of 62 Av SE). N from Glenmore Tr at 18 St
SE, then left. Leader, Andrew Hart, 403-279-5209.

Tue Jul 14, 6:30pm: Bird FCPP, S. of Hwy 22. Meet at Boat Launch, S. end
of Bow Bottom Tr SE. Leader, Nimali Seneviratne, 403-836-5146.

Sat Jul 18, 8am: Bird Weed Lake & Wyndham/Carseland Prov. Park. Meet at
Carburn Park, S from Glenmore Tr E at 18 St SE to second stoplight, then
right & follow signs.  Bring lunch. Leader, Andrew Hart, 403-279-5209.

Sat Jul 18, 8am: Bird Votier’s Flats, FCPP, S end of Elbow Dr SW.
Leader, Al Borgardt, 403-281-4306.

Sun Jul 19, 7:30am. Bird Bow Valley Provincial Park. Meet Assumption
School, 34th Av NW (NW corner of Sarcee Tr, at Hwy #1). Bring Lunch.
Leader, Eric Tull, 403-295-0830.

Tue Jul 21, 6:30pm: Bird Weaselhead Natural Area. Meet parking lot, 37
St/66 Av SW. Leader, Aileen Pelzer, 403-243-2248.

Tue Jul 28, 6:30pm: Bird Bowness Park, 48 Av, W of 85 St NW. Meet first
parking lot. Leader, TBA, 403-243-2248.

Sat Aug 1, 7am: Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley Park,
42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride back
(3.5 hours). Call leaders, Aileen Pelzer/Gus Yaki, 243-2248, to ensure
vehicle space for return.

Tue Aug 4, 6:30pm: Bird Mallard Point, E end of Canyon Meadows Dr SE.
Leader, Andrew Hart, 403-279-5209.

Sat Aug 8, 8am: Bird Carburn Park. Meet in parking lot. S from Glenmore
Tr E at 18 St SE to second stoplight, then right & follow signs. Leader,
Al Borgardt, 403-281-4306.

Sat Aug 8, 9am: Bird E of Calgary for autumn migrant shorebirds, etc.
Meet at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary at E end of 9 Av SE. Bring lunch.
Leader, Eric Tull, 403-295-0830.

Sun Aug 9, 8am: Birding Griffith Woods Park, 2.5km W on Hwy 8 from
Sarcee Tr SW, then left at 69 St SW into Discovery Ridge. Continue
straight at traffic circle, then left on Discovery Link into parking
lot. Leader, Grant Brydle, 720-4957.

Tue Aug 11, 6:30pm: Bird Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, E end of 9 Av SE.
Leader, Aileen Pelzer, 403-243-2248.

Sat Aug 15, 8am: Bird Hull’s Woods, FCPP, for autumn migrating warblers,
etc. Meet in first parking lot, E of Bow Bottom Tr after entering Park.
Leader, Al Borgardt, 403-281-4306.

Sun Aug 16, 8:30am: Bird Beaverdam Flats Park. Meet  S parking lot
(Lynnview Rd & Lynnview Way, S of 62 Av SE). N from Glenmore Tr at 18 St
SE, then left.  Leader, Andrew Hart, 403-279-5209.

Tue Aug 18, 6:30pm: Bird Carburn Park, S from Glenmore Tr E at 18 St SE
to second stoplight, then right & follow signs. Leader, Gus Yaki,
403-243-2248.

Tue Aug 25, 6:30pm: Bird Edworthy Park, Meet S side of Boothman
Pedestrian Bridge accessed from Shaganappi Tr & Bowness Rd if N of
river, or from W end of Spruce Dr if S of river. Leader, TBA, 403-243-2248.

Tue, Sep 1, 7:30am: Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley
Park, 42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride
back (3.5 hours). Call leaders, Aileen Pelzer/Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248, to
ensure vehicle space for return.

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