Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Burnt Lands Alvar Tour

May 30, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 12:05 pm

Burnt Lands Alvar Tour

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time: 7:30 am

This tour will be led by Ken Allison. We will spend the morning searching for the special plants that thrive in this habitat, such as Fringed Polygala, Seneca Snakeroot and New Jersey Tea. Hopefully, some of the lady’s-slippers will be in bloom. We will also be looking at any birds and butterflies that are present. We will be looking at alvar woodland, alvar meadows, alvar wetland, and the regenerating burn site to see a variety of different habitats.

Location:  Meet along Golden Line Road beside Burnt Lands Alvar Provincial Park area (marked by signs on the fence) at 7:30 a.m. There is roadside parking.

Bring:  mosquito repellent, binoculars and a camera. Rubber boots are strongly recommended as parts of the alvar can be flooded a few inches deep early in the year and there are patches of poison ivy.

You must pre-register for this event. To register, please contact Gretta Bradley at    or  613-256-4202 .  Please remember to give your name and the event you wish to attend.



May 30, 2015
7:30 am - 12:05 pm
Event Category: