Huron Natural Area Walk


Facilitator:  Fraser Gibson
Date: Saturday, Sept 8, 2018  
Time: 1:30pm
Location:
Huron Natural Area
Main Entrance
801 Trillium Dr
Kitchener, ON
 

 


Fraser Gibson will lead us on a walk through Huron Natural Area, exploring some of its many trails. An archeological dig confirmed that Indigenous people called this area home for many years. Along the way, Fraser will chat briefly about the dig findings as well as the natural area’s more recent history. Some tree and fern identification will be done along the way.FraserGibson.png

Fraser Gibson is a retired elementary teacher and Environmental Science/Outdoor Education Curriculum Consultant. He is a former president and Honorary Life Member of both the Friends of Killarney Park and Waterloo Region Nature. He is a founding member of KNAP-Kitchener's Natural Areas Stewardship and Education Program and has been the recipient of several awards including Ontario Nature's Richards Education Award and a Grand River Conservation Authority, Watershed Award. Fraser began visiting Huron Natural Area in the early nineties prior to it being saved from development. For a number of years he volunteered (for the City of Kitchener) to monitor HNA for a variety of life including amphibians, butterflies, invasive species, and for specific plant and bird species. Fraser has been interested in all things nature since youth. An avid hiker, he is a Bruce Trail “end to ender”. He also enjoys canoeing, birding, cross-country skiing, woodworking, beekeeping, gardening and currently contributes four “bird” articles annually to the Baden Outlook.

Registration Fee: no charge - must be a 2018 member

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