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UPCOMING IN OCTOBER:
Owl Banding Talk
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Fall Foliage

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016
In English 10 am – 12 pm, in French 1 pm – 3 pm

Join a walk with naturalist Scott Pemberton to discover the natural phenomena of leaf color change. Discover why it happens, and how, and determine which trees produce your favorite autumn highlights.

Cost (taxable):
Member $5/adult, $2.50/child
Non Member $10/adult, $5/child

Bring your boots, water bottle and camera

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


 

Orienteering

Sunday, October 2, 2016

John Charlow and the Ramblers Orienteering Club invite you to their annual meet. Come and find your way through the forest using map and compass. This is a great activity to do with kids.

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Autumn International Astronomy Day

RASC’s Bellevue Observatory Open House and Beginners Astronomy Lecture

Saturday, October 8, 2016, starting at 7:30 pm

Come and join the RASC members as they share their passion for the night skies. The lecture will touch on “What’s Up Tonight” and what you need to learn about astronomy. RASC members will be on hand to help with any questions.

Free admission. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre.

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Tree ID Workshop
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9 am – 12 pm

Bilingual. Aimed at adults.

You wish to acquire a new perspective on the forest? Come and learn to distinguish trees with naturalist Chris Cloutier.

Cost (taxable):
Member $12/adult, $8/child
Non Member $15/adult, $10/child

Bring your boots, water bottle and camera

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


 

Halloween in the Haunted Forest

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 4 – 10 pm NOTE CHANGE OF DATE

Strange things are happening this Halloween at the Morgan Arboretum. The orange trail and the Chalet Pruche are open at night for this scary and educational event! “Trick or Treaters” are invited to walk the Orange trail and collect candy along the way from the spooky creatures of the forest.  Those who dare are invited to enter the Chalet Pruche which transforms into a haunted house every year around Halloween.

This fun family event mixes environmental education with a Halloween theme! Enjoy the serene peace of the forest at night, some fun frights and of course candy for all!

All ages welcome. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

Length of walk: 750 meters one way. 1.5 kilometers total

Cost (taxable): $5/person

Flash lights are suggested and all visitors should dress appropriately for the weather.

And Don’t forget to dress up!



Trail clearing day

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9 am – 12 pm

Rain or shine

Join the Friends as they clear the trails in preparation for the ski and snowshoe season. Light and heavier brush clearing will be tackled. Bring your own hand tools such as hatchet, bow saw and clippers, and pack a sandwich for an after work get-together lunch. Fruit juices and desserts will be provided.


 

Early Winter Birds Walk

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 9 am – 12 pm

Bilingual

Aimed at adults but can be enjoyable for children who are keen on birds.

Do birds get cold feet? Is migration worth the trip? Join naturalist Chris Cloutier to explore the world of winter birds. Find out which birds call this area home for the winter and how they survive the frigid temperatures. Learn about feeding birds at home and how to find as many birds as you can on your next visit to the woods.

Cost (taxable):
Member $12/adult, $8/child
Non Member $15/adult, $10/child

Wear appropriate outdoor clothing

Bring along water and your camera


 

UPCOMING IN DECEMBER:
Bird Feeding Workshop for Kids
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UPCOMING IN FEBRUARY:
Owl Prowl Walk &
Nature Survival Workshop for Families
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Nature Workshop Information

Registration: Most activities require advanced registration unless otherwise noted. To make a reservation, please contact the main office by calling 514-398-7811. Payments can be made by cash or cheque at the gatehouse before the start of the event. Receipts can also be issued. We recommend that you purchase tickets ahead of time at the main office since many of the activities fill up quickly.

Cancellations: If the minimum number of participants has not been reached by the registration deadline, the event may be cancelled. Cancellations will be made at least 24 hours before the start time of the event and all of those registered will be informed by telephone. If we cancel an event, anyone who has already paid a fee will be given a refund.

When you arrive, please check in at the Gatehouse for more information on parking and starting locations.

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On Monday, August 12, at 8 pm, join the members of theAstronomical Society for a public lecture by Andrew Fazekas. Following the presentation, telescopes, including the Bellevue Observatory, will be available for the public to enjoy the evening's sky (weather permitting).

Bring something to sit upon, (chair, blanket, cushion…), mosquito repellant and binoculars if you have a set, to enjoy the celestial fireworks.

For up-to-date info, please consult http://www.rascmontreal.org/
Entrance is free. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre of the Morgan Arboretum.
Last Updated on Friday, 23 September 2016 14:32