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A Field Day — Bugs at Big Creek!

Saturday, June 19, 2010 —— 10:00 a.m.

 Bring your lunch and accompany Dr. Henri Goulet, our insect expert of bioblitz fame, to discover the six-legged fauna of fields to forest at Big Creek, near Lanark.

 Will you discover the most intriguing insect?

 Location: Meet on Concession 6 Dalhousie Twp. just south of the intersection with County Rd. 8 — Joel Byrne will meet you there and guide you the rest of the way as a convoy

 Directions: take Wolf Grove Rd. (Hwy 16) to Hopetown; turn south (left) on Hwy 511; turn right on County Rd. 8, pass through the hamlet of Watsons Corners, turn left onto Concession 6, Dalhousie Twp. where you will meet Joel.

Bring: lunch, binoculars, camera, hand lens, insect net, insect repellent and your natural history notebook; water will be available on site.

More information: Contact Joel Byrne at 613-624-5404 for further information.

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