David Okines will give a hummingbird banding demonstration and then we’ll do a walk around the old field habitat to see what butterflies and birds can be seen. Bring a lawn chair for the hummingbird banding and bug spray, hat and sunscreen for the walk. Meet at 273 Charlotteville Road 2, St. Williams, 2.2 km east of Forestry Farm Road just north of St. Williams. Event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. No need to pre-book. In event of rain this will be rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 9. Questions? Contact Dave or Audrey at 519-586-9464.
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, at the Simcoe Seniors Centre, Pond Street, in Simcoe. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Various field outings are also planned throughout the year, and include trips to local conservation areas, bird banding, winter tree identification and much more. Field outings are free of charge.