Come and join Don Scallen as he talks about the Turtles of Ontario on Tuesday November 28th at 7 P.M. Don lives his life studying and then teaching and writing about our natural world around Ontario, particularly around our local Headwaters district. I’m envious!
On Thursday, November 2nd, Mark Whitcombe will lead a field trip to the Crawford Lake Conservation Area, just south of Campbellville (south of the 401 and west of Milton). As of Tuesday October 31st, we have a dozen members coming, with two car-pools set up. (Please note that the date for this trip is still Thursday November 2nd at 10 A.M., not the incorrectly reported date of two days later. See you at Crawford Lake this coming Thursday!) The Field Trip to the Golden Spike: We’ll arrive at Crawford Lake Conservation Area (Halton Region CA) for 10 A.M. next Thursday November 02, 2023. We are arranging how much each car and driver has to pay, and how much each participant has to pay. (Headwaters Nature is not paying for this field trip. As individuals, we are covering the costs ourselves. We are getting a cheaper rate through a Group Booking…. Read more »
Steve Burrows, the author of seven Birder Murder Mysteries, will be back speaking with Headwaters Nature telling us about his latest story of DCI Dominic Lejuene, a Canadian birder working as a detective. Lejeune uses his advanced birding knowledge to help him solve (at least one) murder in the quiet countryside of Norfolk, UK. His latest book is called A Foreboding of Petrels. (I’m going to read up on Petrels before Steve speaks … and before I read his book. By the way, BookLore will be attending this meeting to sell his books. Join us Tuesday evening, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M., October 24th, at the Orangeville Seniors Centre at 26 Bythia Street. Free Admission, Everyone Welcome, Refreshments provided, Bring your own mug. Burrows is a wonderful storyteller and an entertaining speaker. He says he’s happiest talking to groups such as ours who instinctively understand the nuances of bird behaviour that he weaves… Read more »