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Schmidt Woods Trail

Friday, November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Schmidt Woods Trail

Schmidt Woods Trail

The Leaves are Gone, Now How do I ID these Trees?

Location:    Schmidt Woods Trail, Wilmot Recreation Complex; 1291 Nafziger Rd. located on the NE corner of the intersection of highway 7&8 and Nafziger Rd., just east of New Hamburg. Enter parking area off Nafziger Rd.

Time:    9:30am

Facilities:    Washrooms available in complex; Tim Horton’s nearby in Baden and New Hamburg

Trail:    In most places the trail is wide and flat. A few less travelled trails are narrower with slightly more elevation.

Duration:    Approximately 2 hours

Meeting Place:    In parking lot at back of complex beyond playground equipment, near the forest

Leader:    Fraser Gibson;    fn.gib@sympatico.ca; 519 576 9287

Description:    Join Fraser on a walk through Schmidt Woods and learn some basic tree ID skills. We will identify as many tree species as possible while also learning a few interesting facts about each. We will look at bark, buds, and seeds (when accessible). The forest holds many deciduous species including Maple, Beech, Oak, Hickory, Basswood, Elm and Hop Hornbeam.

As always we will keep our eyes and ears open for any other signs of animal activity. Dress warmly as periods of the hike will not be fast paced.


Basswood bud

Pre-registration is required. Contact Fraser to register. Non members are welcome but they will need to sign an insurance waiver.

This outing will follow COVID restrictions/guidelines in place at the time of the event and is being offered to those who are fully vaccinated.

Basswood bark
Schmidt Woods Trail


Friday, November 12
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Fraser Gibson


Schmidt Woods Trail
1291 Nafziger Road
Baden, ON Canada
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