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BIRDING CARDEN ALVAR Download as iCal file
Saturday 03 June 2023, 07:30am - 04:00pm

Depart 7:30 a.m. from LLPL      Leader Brian Gibbon 705-721-4599

Alvars are a rare landscape, places where limestone flats are near the surface, creating conditions for a specialized flora and wonderful bird habitat. Carden Alvar (about an hour’s drive from Barrie) is a great place to view a rich diversity of birds, some of which are very difficult to find elsewhere.

Alternate rendezvous only (no parking): west parking lot of Atherley Narrows Tim Hortons, 3 Creighton St S, Orillia, ON south of HWY 12/Atherley Road between Queen St. & Creighton St. S at 8:00 a.m.

Vehicle and easy walking, watch for poison ivy along road sides, bring lunch & drinks or enjoy local restaurant. Ends 3-4:00 pm