Holiday Outing

On Monday evening, December 5, 2022, twenty WRN members met to walk through the light display at Waterloo Park. This was definitely a little different than our usual December social event.

Outing to Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville

On Saturday October 8, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group on an all day outing along the shore of Lake Ontario looking for birds. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the day, with many more photos, see David’s blog at WRN Outing to Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville.

Tour of SpruceHaven

On Saturday September 10, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group on a tour of the SpuceHaven property. They visited the Barn Swallow nests, the grassland, the woods and the bluebird/swallow nest boxes. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the day, with many more photos, see David’s blog at WRN Outing to SpruceHaven, 10 September, 2022.

North Shore of Lake Ontario – June 25, 2022

On Saturday June 25, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group on an all day outing along the shore of Lake Ontario looking for whatever showed up. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the day, with many more photos, see David’s blog at Waterloo Region Nature Outing to the North Shore of Lake Ontario.

Tree Planting in Memory of Betty Cooper

tree plaque

On Friday, May 6, 2022, a group of friends and WRN board members gathered at rare to plant a White Oak tree in memory of Betty Cooper.

For a full report on the event with many more photos, and transcripts of the memories shared by Elaine LaRonde and Mary Ann Vanden Elzen, see David Gascoigne’s blog at A Tree for Betty Cooper.

planting the tree
tree plaque

Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs – Spring 2022

On Wednesday April 13, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group along the Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs. Here are a few photos from that walk.

On Saturday April 16, 2022, a larger second group repeated that walk. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the walk with more photos, see David’s blog at Waterloo Region Nature Outing to the Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs, ON.

Long Point – March 2022

On Saturday, March 12, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a large group on a blustery all day outing to the Long Point area looking for birds. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the day, with many more photos, see David’s blog at WRN Outing to Long Point, Norfolk County, ON.

Linear Trail and Riverside Park – March 2022

Red Squirrel

On Wednesday March 2, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group along the Linear Trail and then into Riverside Park in Cambridge. Here are a few photos from that walk (skate?).

group photo

On Saturday March 5, 2022, a second group repeated that walk. Here are a few photos.

group photo

For the full report on the walks, with many more photos, see David’s blog at An outing to the Linear Trail and Riverside Park, Cambridge, ON.

Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs – Winter 2022

On Wednesday January 26, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group along the Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs. Here are a few photos from that walk.

On Saturday January 29, 2022, a second group repeated that chilly walk. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the walk, with more photos and a post-walk Snowy Owl expedition, see David’s blog at Outing to The Mill Race Trail, St. Jacobs, ON.

Linear Trail and Riverside Park – Winter 2022

On Wednesday January 19, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a group along the Linear Trail and then into Riverside Park in Cambridge. Here are a few photos from that walk.

On Saturday January 22, 2022, a second smaller group repeated that walk. Here are a few photos.

For the full report on the walks, with many more photos, see David’s blog at The Linear Trail and Riverside Park, Cambridge, ON.

Long Point – Winter 2022

On Tuesday January 11, 2022, David Gascoigne and Miriam Bauman led a small group on an all day outing to the Long Point area looking for birds. Due to the lack of open water they didn’t get many water birds, but they certainly got more than a few Sandhill Cranes and Bald Eagles. Here are a few photos from that day.

For the full report on the day, with many more photos, see David’s blog at Waterloo Region Nature Outing to Long Point, Norfolk County, ON.