Many of our field trips are
organized for birdwatchers
SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015
ÎLE SAINT BERNARD, CHATEAUGUAYWe have often visited this beautiful spot in sping, so this will be an opportunity to hunt for wildflowers and observe the many birds – and some animals and frogs – which can be seen there in the summer.
We will be walking in the Marguerite d’Youville Wildlife Sanctuary where there are many trails, some stretching across the island to a wide view onto Lac St-Louis. On the whole, the island is flat and therefore it may be wet in areas around the marsh.
There are many pleasant spots where we can enjoy a picnic lunch; also, food will be available in the nearby café where we’ve enjoyed their famous apple pie at the end of past trips. The Welcome Centre provides the usual facilities plus a lounge.
Their English website is www.ilesaintbernard.com/en/
Departure: 9:00 a.m. from the Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Ave.
Arrival at the Sanctuary around 9:45 a.m.
Return: Leaving at 4:30 p.m., reaching Montreal by 5:15 p.m.
Cost: Cost of the bus ride is $45.00 per member and $50.00 per guest. The trail fee is $3.85 plus tax. There are no refunds. A replacement is your responsibility.
Deadline: Wednesday, August 19.
The form you need for the trip to Île Saint Bernard, Chateauguay is this one.
Print it out and return it without delay.
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