Please note:

  • Unless stated otherwise, events are open to the public.
  • All Indoor Events and Birding Wing Events are held at the London Civic Garden Complex, unless indicated otherwise. See the event details for location specifics.
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  • Most events require advanced registration. Each individual must register separately for outdoor events. Virtual events only require a single registration per household. For assistance, see the Job Aid on Registering and Unregistering for Events.
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(Members Only) Spring Birdwatching at Westminster Ponds

Westminster Ponds - Western Counties Road 894 Western Counties Road, London, Ontario
Attendance: 10 / 10

We will explore the trails off Western Counties Road and look for spring migrants and resident birds. These trails often have muddy and slippery sections with some inclines so please wear appropriate footwear.

(Members Only) Trillium Woods Provincial Nature Reserve

Trillium Woods Provincial Nature Reserve 454418 Trillium Line, Beachville, Ontario, Ontario
Attendance: 10 / 20

May and Trilliums go together. Time to explore this beautiful little area known for its variety and abundance of trilliums. It is not a long trail, reasonably level, hard packed (unless we have had lots of rain). We will walk once in each direction as it is a loop trail.

(Members Only) Birding at Kelly Stanton ESA

Kelly Stanton ESA 99 Prince of Wales Gate, London, Ontario
Attendance: 7 / 10

Explore Kelly Stanton ESA and see what birds are to be found. We will check out the storm water pond then venture onto the trails in the tallgrass prairie and wooded areas. There could be muddy or slippery sections, waterproof footwear with good traction, long pants and bug spray for tick prevention are recommended.

(Members Only) Cade Tract Nature Walk

Cade Tract 4695 Perth Road Line 5, Granton, Ontario
Attendance: 12 / 12

Explore the many habitats of the Cade Tract, a relatively new public tract located west of St. Marys, owned by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. This former farm was donated to the UTRCA by Barnby Cade and restoration efforts are ongoing. We'll view a coolwater stream, a fen-like habitat, a young prairie, a thicket, meadow and mature woodlot. We'll focus on identifying plants but also watch for birds. There are no managed trails and the vegetation can be thick, so long pants and hiking boots or rubber boots are advised. We we'll cross a creek as well.

(Members Only) Spring Wildflowers at Circle R Ranch

Circle R Ranch 3017 Carriage Road, Delaware, Ontario
Attendance: 17 / 40

A leisurely walk around the woods at Circle R Ranch to view the many Spring Wildflowers species there. There will be birds in the canopy to see and hear.

(Members Only) Coldstream Conservation Wildflower Walk

Coldstream Conservation Area (south) 327 Quaker Lane,, Exeter, Middlesex Centre Ontario, Ontario
Attendance: 8 / 10

Explore the Coldstream Cons. Area looking for wildflowers, maybe some birds too.
The Coldstream Conservation Area has two trails – the trail in the south end of the Conservation Area takes you through a cedar swamp, a rare experience in Southwestern Ontario. The trail north of Coldstream Road is a wonderful place for spring wildflowers and birds
Hard packed trail, some boardwalk. We will check out the main trail/cedar swamp for wildflowers and depending on recent rainfall, creek may have some activity in as well.
Check out reservoir for ducks etc. and the newly constructed bridge

(Members Only) Bruce Birding Weekend

Tobermory Tobermory, Ontario
Attendance: 14 / 25

This trip will run over the long weekend until Monday afternoon. We will visit various sites on the Bruce Peninsula to look for spring migrants. Weather permitting, evening and before breakfast walks will be offered. Participants will need to get their own accommodations in the Tobermory area. Breakfast will be available at the leader's cottage on Saturday and Sunday morning. On Monday morning, we will eat at the Princess Hotel. As we will be in the field, we usually picnic for lunches Saturday to Monday. Those who wish to participate will be asked to contribute to the meals. Dinners will be at local restaurants. Please contact the leader for more details.

Birding at the Coves, SLOW, EASY and SHORT WALK (Members Only)

The Coves 1 Cove Road, London, ON
Attendance: 10 / 10

A SLOW, EASY and SHORT walk around the one pond off the Germany Canadian Club parking lot. We will only be going around this pond. The aim is for an inclusive hike open to those who want to go at a slower than average pace and to take our time. Binoculars or camera is recommended. Birds typically found here include: robins, sparrows, goldfinches, downy and red bellied wood peckers, nuthatches, great blue herons, mallards, wood ducks, chickadees, cardinals, red-tailed hawk and turkey vultures.

(Members Only) Trees of Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Mount Pleasant Cemetary 303 Riverside Drive, London, Ontario
Attendance: 20 / 20

NATURE LONDON MEMBERS ONLY. You are expected to be fully vaccinated. Participants are asked to complete and pass the Government of Ontario Covid-19 self-assessment at home ( no more than 24 hours before the start of an event. If you are unable to do this, please advise the event leader and refrain from attending the … Continue reading (Members Only) Trees of Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Birding at the Coves (Members Only)

The Coves 1 Cove Road, London, Ontario
Attendance: 10 / 10

Birds typically found here include: robins, sparrows, goldfinches, downy and red bellied wood peckers, nuthatches, great blue herons, mallards, wood ducks, chickadees, cardinals, red-tailed hawk and turkey vultures.