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Niagara Falls Nature Club
Wednesday Evening Walk

The Niagara Falls Nature Club welcomes you to participate in leisurely walks. Anyone may join the walks and enjoy the flora and fauna. The walks are rated from 1 to 10; 1 is easy and 10 is strenuous. All walks will start at 7:00 p.m. except Queenston potluck. In the event of rain the walk may be cancelled. For more info. call the person listed under the walk.

Note: Long sleeves and insect repellent are recommended.
Please refrain from smoking on the trails.
Please do not bring your dog to the walks. Thank you.


APRIL 29
WOODEND CONS. AREA (6)

Spring ephemerals and some fine views from the cliffs make for an enjoyable evening. Meet outside the gate on the lane off Beechwood Rd.
RHONDA ARMSTRONG 905-358-3426

MAY 6
MARCY’S WOODS (3)

Come and enjoy all the spring flowers which abound here. We should also see many birds. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Holloway Bay Road.
JOYCE SANKEY 905-329-9672

MAY 13
ST. JOHN’S CONS AREA (6)

There are many different flowers, shrubs, ferns and trees to be seen in this area. Meet at the parking lot. To get there go north on Pelham St. from Fonthill.
KERRY KENNEDY 905-892-4932

MAY 20
REGULAR MEETING at 7:00 p.m.

Martin Cooper on Aboriginal Ecology and Subsistence in the Niagara Area At the Niagara Falls Public Library at 4848 Victoria Ave. Niagara Falls.

MAY 27
FIREMEN’S PARK (6)

This area has an abundance of trees and flowers. Meet in the parking lot at the north end of Dorchester Rd. just over the tracks.
JOYCE SANKEY 905-329-9672

JUNE 3
CAVE SPRINGS CONS. AREA (4)

Enjoy interesting trees and plants along the trail. Take Victoria Rd. off the QEW at Vineland and go through Vineland and up the hill to Fly Rd. Go west on Fly Rd to Campden Rd. then go north to the parking lot at the end of the road.
RICK YOUNG 905-734-6226

JUNE 10
LOUTH CONS. AREA (9)

This walk along the escarpment is rough but has many interesting shrubs and ferns. Meet at Rockway Community Ctr. on Pelham Rd.
RHONDA ARMSTRONG 905-358-3426

JUNE 17, 6:00 p.m.
QUEENSTON HEIGHTS (2)

POTLUCK SUPPER at the picnic area in Queenston Heights followed by a walk in the woods. Bring your plate, cup and utensils.
GISELE MILLS 905-892-3973

JUNE 24
NIAGARA SHORES (3)

On the shore of Lake Ontario, this park has a variety of woods, marsh, and lake shore. Meet in the parking lot off Lakeshore Rd. opposite Niven Rd.
CAROL HORVAT 905-687-8562

JULY 1
LATHROP WOODS (6)

Come and explore the woods and ponds in this beautiful area. There are many birds to be seen here and there should be a few creatures in the ponds. Meet at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Hwy. 20 in Fonthill.
RICK YOUNG 905-734-6226



JULY 8
NIAGARA COLL. (Glendale Campus) (2)

Here in “Paula’s ponds” we will find many marsh birds and their young. Meet at the South-east corner of the parking lot near the greenhouse.
PAULA CLARK 905-374-2278

JULY 15
DECEW HOUSE (2)

The area behind DeCew house is wooded and at the outflow from Lake Gibson. Meet at the DeCew house on Decew Rd..
RICK YOUNG 905-734-6226

JULY 22
SHORTHILLS WILDERNESS AREA (7)

The Hamilton Field Naturalists’ property has mature trees, ferns and wild flowers. Drive North of Fonthill on Effingham St. to Metler Rd., then left to Center Street.
JOHN POTTER 905-892-2566

JULY 29
BRADSHAW PARK (2)

This will be a pleasant walk in a park where we should find many wild flowers and also some interesting birds. To get there go to the corner of Pelham St. and Chantler Rd. in Welland then go west on Chantler 3.2 km.
DON MILLS 905-892-3973

AUGUST 5
NIAGARA PARKS LEGACY GARDEN (2)

Explore the new Prairie Garden. From the Niagara Parkway take service road 1 km. north of Botanical Gardens entrance and park in first overflow parking lot behind Butterfly Conservatory.
WIN LAAR 905-262-5057

AUGUST 12
BADEN-POWELL PARK (2)

A chance to check out the wildflowers planted by Club members, and much more. Entrance to the park is off Montrose Rd. south of the tracks.
JIM GRASSIE 905-246-2956

AUGUST 19
SHORTHILLS - ROLAND RD. (3)

On this walk we will visit Swayze Falls and walk along the creek. Take the Merrittville Hwy. then go west on Holland Rd. Follow it until it turns into Roland Rd. then up the hill to the parking lot.
JANET DAMUDE 905-892-2158

AUGUST 26
DUFFERIN ISLAND (2)

Come and explore the varied plant and bird life on the island. Many surprises are to be found here both in the plants and birds. Meet at the first parking lot by the bridge.
JOYCE SANKEY 905-329-9672

SEPTEMBER 2
WHIRLPOOL WOODS (1)

This short easy walk has many fall flowers plus spectacular views of the river and whirlpool. Meet at the nature trail parking lot on the Niagara Parkway north of Whirlpool Rd.
WIN LAAR 905-262-5057

SAVE THE DATE!
Club Weekend – September 11,12,13


SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
The first indoor meeting for the new season we meet at the Niagara Falls Public Library at 7:00 pm

 

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