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Past Grey Hares Outings

Kismet Creek Farm tour

June 29, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Time/Location: Meet at 8:15 AM at Tim Hortons Sage Creek to arrange carpools.
Arrive at Kismet Creek Farm by 9:30 and tour for approximately 2 hours.

Contact / Registration: 

Connie Gamble (register by email at mswiz87@gmail.com by Wednesday June 22).   Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Brokenhead Wetland Ecological Reserve

June 22, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Take a stroll (because there will be interpretation and discussion about what is growing) down this 1.3 km (one-way) boardwalk through this ecologically protected biosphere that is under imminent threat due to the rural municipality and provincial government planning to allow a new quarry development (which the Gull Lake residents and others are livid about and have tried to take action against

Contact / Registration: 

Rose Kuzina (register at rosek1066@mymts.net starting on June 18).   Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Tuesday Morning Breakfast

Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 12 times.
June 14, 2022
July 12, 2022
August 9, 2022
September 13, 2022
October 11, 2022
November 8, 2022
December 13, 2022
January 10, 2023
February 14, 2023
March 14, 2023
April 11, 2023
May 9, 2023
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: The second Tuesday of every month at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: The preceding Sunday at 6:00 PM. Charles needs to know who will be attending.
Bring: Your name tag.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley (register at ccbegley@shaw.ca)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Paddle Cooks Creek

June 1, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

May 17 update: 10 boats are registered, plus there are  2 bow paddlers looking for stern paddlers with canoes. Otherwise, this activity is full.

Contact / Registration: 

Kathy Holt and John Schulz (register at kthyholt@gmail.com).   Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Tuesday Morning Breakfast

May 10, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: Tuesday May 10 at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: Sunday May 8 at 6:00 PM. This is the first Tuesday Morning Breakfast since December, so Charles needs an idea of how many people will be attending.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley (register at ccbegley@shaw.ca)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Doris Orchyk Memorial Bike Ride at Birds Hill Park (postponed to May 4 from April 27)

May 4, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Description: Doris used to organize this as the first bike ride of the season.  The ride will be a paved loop around the ring road in Birds Hill Park and out to East Gate, approximately 15 km.  Inclement weather may cause the ride to be postponed.

Contact / Registration: 

Sharron Bettess (register at sbettess@mymts.net)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Exchange Walking Tour including highlights of the Winnipeg Foundation's 100th birthday in 2021

April 27, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Meeting location / time: Meet at The Exchange District BIZ office, located at 492 Main Street, at 11:00 AM. Please arrive by 10:45 AM.
Length of the tour: 1.5 hours
Cost: $10 per person (cash or card), payable following the tour.

Contact / Registration: 

Christine Urban (register by email at csurban52@gmail.com or 204-837-5940)    Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here. 20 participant limit

Volunteer at Harvest Manitoba in honour of Doris Orchyk [full, waiting list]

April 6, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Description: Doris was a longtime volunteer co-coordinator at a Harvest food bank at her church up until the time of her death.  We will honour her by volunteering during the April 6 morning shift (10:00 AM to noon) at the Harvest Manitoba warehouse, 1085 Winnipeg Ave.

Contact / Registration: 

Christine Urban (register at csurban52@gmail.com or 204-837-5940). There is a limit of 20 participants, who must be fully immunized and must wear a mask.   Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

Hike the Cedar Bog Trail at Birds Hill Park followed by lunch at Pineridge Hollow

March 30, 2022
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Location: The Cedar Bog trail is located off North Drive in Birds Hill Park.  When entering the park off Hwy #59, Cedar Bog Trail is the first trailhead on North Drive.  Watch for the sign to the parking lot.
 
Time: Meet in the Cedar Bog parking lot in time to begin hiking at 11:00 AM.
 

Contact / Registration: 

May Wady (register at kmwady@gmail.com).   Nature Manitoba's COVID-19 protocols (effective 2022-Mar-01): Here.

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