PGNC Events and Notes, 9 June 2016

Club Events

Field Trip

Wilkins Regional Park, Sunday June 12, 2016, 8:30 a.m. start

Heather Meier will lead a birding/nature walk through Wilkins Regional Park. Located along the Nechako River, the trails are a gentle 3 km loop through a variety of forest habitats. We will look and listen for the large variety of breeding birds, check out the enormous cottonwood trees and other interesting plants and fungi, and stop for anything else of interest. Everyone welcome but no dogs please. The park has pit toilets available at a few locations along the walk. Meet at Spruceland Mall under the usual Spruceland/Save on Foods sign at 8:30 am (you might need to zoom in on the map to see where the sign is.) Carpooling will depart at 8:40 am. Suggested fee for car pooling is $3. Trip will conclude by noon. Please contact Heather at if you have any questions.

Other Events and Notes

The World’s Most Endangered Flyway

From Club member Mike Nash: The BBC World Service Discovery program is doing a series of four half-hour programs throughout the month of June on the world’s most important and critically endangered flyway. The first, starting with Australia, has just been posted, and they can all be accessed online at:

Club Membership

Individuals and families can join the Naturalists Club or renew memberships at Payment is by PayPal or a cheque in the mail.

From Anne Hogan for Clive Keen on behalf of the Prince George Naturalists Club


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