Events & Meetings

October 21, 2015

General Information

Club meetings are the first Tuesday of every month except July and August at 7:30 p.m. at the Arnprior Curling Club, 15 Galvin St., Arnprior (by the Fairgrounds). Guests welcome: $5 per meeting – Students welcome to attend for Free! Guests are also welcome on field trips and will be asked to make a contribution of $5 to our club. (Students are free.) Please register beforehand and always check this website for updates before heading out on a field trip. NOTE: If you join a field trip, be aware that other participants may take your picture, accidentally or intentionally. So the photo may end up on the or other websites. It’’s a normal part of sharing field trip fun and information. If you don’’t want your photo used this way, tell the trip leader or the field trip coordinator at  
  • Sun
    7:00 pmArnprior/Pakenham area

    Leader: Michael Runtz

    Meet: in the Metro store parking lot, 375 Daniel St., Arnprior. Park opposite the store but close to the road. We will carpool from there.

    Michael will lead us to several locations where we can expect to find owls. Target species are: Barred Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl and Eastern Screech-Owl. Along the way we will learn about the ecology and behaviour of these beautiful and fascinating birds. Dress very warmly; we will be standing outside for periods of time. Bring a flashlight and binoculars if you have them. The duration of this event will depend 0n the length of time it takes to find our target species.  Register at

  • Thu

    Leaders:  Dr. Troy McMullin and Dr. Lynn Gillespie

    Meet: 1740 Pink Road, Gatineau

    Troy and Lynn, both research scientists at the museum, have been presenters at our club.  They will take us on a tour of the collections at the Natural Heritage Campus of the Canadian Museum of Nature. Parking is free. Everyone must check in with security and if arriving early tell the guards you are there on the MFNC outing and give the names of the trip leaders above. Register at  See below for some background information about the facility: