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Camping on Pelee Island

May 10, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Pelee Island

Thursday, May 10 to Sunday, May 13, 2018 Camping and birding at its best. We have great fun camping and exploring all the island's birding hotspots. Learn more by reading Richard Wilson’s review of the 2016 trip or contact Richard Wilson for more details. Book your ferry ride early and sign up soon. Limited camping spots available. Contact: Dick Wilson wrkawilson@cogeco.ca

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10:00 am

Amped about Amphibians (ages 6-11)

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maajiigin Gumig (Aamjiwanaang’s Greenhouse), Maawn Doosh Gumig, Virgil Avenue
Sarnia, Ontario Canada
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Spring has sprung and amphibians are hoping and crawling about. With the help of Kyle Williams Maajiigin Gumig Greenhouse Technician, learn about the lifestyles of the slippery and slimy while we search for search for frogs, salamanders, and so much more. New binoculars for free sign-out and spotting scope available for use during the outing thanks to a partnership between Vortex Canada, Nova Chemicals, and our club! We will be using our phones to engage children with technology for environmental science and conservation.  Ontario Nature’s Reptile and Amphibian Atlas app identifies Ontario’s reptiles and amphibians, lets you submit sightings with ease and stores a record of your submissions.  Download the app for free before the hike. We may also use iNaturalist. Download iNaturalist app beforehand here Be prepared for rain or shine. Please RSVP and any cancellations to this event by emailing the names and ages of participants and whether they will be accompanied by a parent or guardian to m.kent@lambtonwildlife.com. Also, from 9am to 4pm, Return the Landscape and Aamjiwnaang First Nations Environment Department are holding an open house and native plant sale at the Maajigin Gumig Native Plant Greenhouse, 1972 Virgil Ave (next to the Aamjiwnaang Community Centre).   

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