Events and Field Trips

AMNC Summer 2017 Walks

Wednesday, July 5 – Clearbrook Park/Downes Bowl – 6:30 pm

The bowl shape of the terrain creates a natural wetland at the bottom where a wooden boardwalk is perfect for observing nature in a serene setting.  The trails are somewhat rugged and have some steep grades.  Park at Clearbrook Park parking lot, east off of Clearbrook Rd just north of Clearbrook Elementary School.

Please confirm your attendance with Alice Roos, haroos12@gmail.com or 604-853-4283, preferably by Tuesday July 4 8:00 pm or the very latest by Wednesday, July 5 at 5:00pm.

Wednesday, July 12 – Irene Pearce Trail in South Langley, 224th St & 5th Ave – 6:30 pm

Please join us as we walk the Irene Pearce Trail, part of the Municipal Nature Park with the Little Campbell River flowing through it and stands of mature Douglas Fir.  For carpooling, please meet at the Tim Horton’s in the Fraser Valley Automall at 6:15pm.  Level – Easy.

Please confirm your attendance with Alice Roos, haroos12@gmail.com or 604-853-4283, preferably by Tuesday July 11 8:00pm or the very latest by Wednesday, July 12 at 5:00pm.

Wednesday, July 19 – Discovery Trail section between Gladwin Rd and Hwy 11 – 6:30 pm

Please meet at 6:30 pm  in the parking lot at the corner of Old Riverside and Gladwin Rd.  The length of this section is 3.3 km one way.  We will start at the top and wind our way, mostly downhill, to Valley Rd.  For those that wish to only walk one way, a shuttle of some sort will be arranged.

Please confirm your attendance with Alice Roos, haroos12@gmail.com or 604-853-4283, preferably by Tuesday July 18 8:00pm or the very latest by Wednesday, July 19 at 5:00pm.

Saturday, July 29 – Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Park – Popkum

The wetlands protect about 93 hectares of marsh, lake and uplands, and is home to many different bird, animal, insect and plant species. Bring your binoculars and field guides to help identify the different species you will encounter. Dress for the weather, bring a lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Ken Summers will be our leader.  Level – Easy. Please meet at 8:30 am at the Tim Hortons at Whatcom Rd and Hwy #1.

Please confirm your attendance with Ken Summers, ken.summers@telus.net or 604-851-2301, by Friday, July 28 at 8:00 pm.

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