• GUEPE Nature Outings, Jan 20 & 21

    ON JAN. 20 & 21 – This weekend, the fine folks at GUEPE (Groupe uni des éducateurs et professionels en environnement) want you to join them to learn about nature. Activities may be held in French.

    More info on these programs at http://www.guepe.qc.ca/

     

    Jan. 20 – Living under the snow

    Low-cost activity from 6:45pm to 9:00pm at the Parc-nature du Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard, 2115 chemin du Bord-du-Lac

    Come discover unsuspected inhabitants who live under the snow: micro-mammals! Under your feet unfolds a network of tunnels and rooms where evolve all winter animals with surprising adaptations. In the company of a GUEPE educator-naturalist, take a walk in search of their presence indicators!

    Join up near the reception of the Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Nature Park.

    For more information, contact us at 514 280-6829 ext 1, Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm.

    Jan. 20 – Between dog and wolf

    Low-cost activity from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation, 2425 boulevard Gouin Est, Montréal, H2B 1X7

    At the Nature Park of the Île-de-la-Visitation different canids coexist. Will you be able to identify them? These fascinating animals are part of the ecosystem and it is essential to get to know them in order to share with them the nature park ecosystems. Even if you do not always observe them, come walk in the woods with a GUEPE educator-naturalist to learn to recognize the signs of their presence. Handling, games and information galore are waiting for you!

    Make an appointment near the reception of the nature park of Île-de-la-Visitation.

    For more information, contact us at 514 280-6829 ext 1, Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm.

    Jan. 21 – Nature keeps warm

    Free activity without registration from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at the Parc-nature du Cap Saint-Jacques, 20099 boulevard Gouin Ouest, Montréal, H9K 1C1

    How do animals manage to keep warm all winter long? Nature is full of natural insulation that animals use, but man can also adapt to his needs. Come discover these excellent insulators and why they are so effective.

    Rendez-vous near the reception chalet of the Cap Saint-Jacques nature park.

    For more information, contact us at 514 280-6829 ext 1, Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm.

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