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April 2019

Biosphere Walk: Sunset Walk

April 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salt Dock Parking Lot, 15 Salt Dock Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W9 Canada

Meet at Salt Dock Parking Lot.

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Biosphere Walk: Walk and Waggle

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rose Point Trail – James Bay Junction Parking Lot, 96 James Bay Junction Road Parking Lot
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W8 Canada

Join us out on the Rose Point Trail for a dog-friendly hike! Bring your burning wildlife and nature questions and ask our biologist!

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May 2019

Biosphere Walk: Spring Birds

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre, 4 Nine Mile Lake Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W9 Canada

Join us at the Georgian Nordic Ski Club for a Spring Birding Hike! Spring migrants will be starting to fly into the area so bring your camera and binoculars!

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Biosphere Walk: Spring Birds & Flowers

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schoolhouse Trail, Violet Dr
Port Severn, Ontario Canada

Join us out on the School House Trail for a Spring Hike! Birds will be flying north for the summer and early spring ephemeral flowers will be in bloom. With chances to see colourful warblers and ducks, be sure to bring your binoculars and camera!

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November 2019

Biosphere Walk

November 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet at James Bay Junction Road parking lot, Seguin Join GBBR staff on a guided hike through the forests and wetlands of the Rose Point Trail. Learn about wildlife and plants and how they prepare for the winter!

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December 2019

Biosphere Walk

December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

4 Nine Mile Lake Road, McDougall Snowshoe* under the full moon with GBBR staff and a special guest guide at Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre (GNOAC). Learn about winter wildlife and animal tracking! Please bring or rent snowshoes from GNOAC. *Snowshoeing if conditions permit. Otherwise be prepared to hike!

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Biosphere Walks

December 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet at trailhead, parking behind Humphrey Fire Hall Celebrate the end of the year by joining GBBR staff for a hike on the Humphrey Nature Trail, and learn about how the plants and wildlife survive the winter. Bring your nature questions!

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January 2020

Biosphere Walk: Winter Photo Prowl

January 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humphrey Nature Trails, 115 ON-141
Humphrey, Ontario Canada
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Trailhead & parking behind Humphrey Fire Hall. We're joined on this hike by local photographer Jonathan Mahood to capture the sights of these beautiful trails. Please bring your own camera. Suggested donation for hike is $10, which helps continue our education and conservation programming!

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February 2020

Biosphere Walk: Kids Snowshoe Stomp

February 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre, 4 Nine Mile Lake Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W9 Canada

Calling all kids, this one's for you! Enjoy a snowshoe hike, games and end with hot chocolate. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a set. Adult snowshoes available for rent, a separate Nature Hike may be offered. Ages 7-12. Registration is required! Visit: http://bit.ly/3534P18 or call 705.774.0978

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Biosphere Walk: Something’s Fishy!

February 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Waterfront Trail, Parry Sound, 2 Bay Street
Parry Sound, Ontario Canada
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Meet at the Salt Dock trailhead off Salt Dock Road, Parry Sound. GBBR's Katrina Krievins will share the true tale of Lake Trout in Georgian Bay and the Big Sound on this roundtrip walk along the Waterfront Trail. Suggested donation to join is $10, which helps us continue our education and conservation programming!

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Biosphere Walk: Ask the Naturalist

February 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rose Point Trail – James Bay Junction Parking Lot, 96 James Bay Junction Road Parking Lot
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W8 Canada

This walk date was changed because of weather! Please join us on Friday, February 21st at 2:00pm. Explore the Rose Point Trail with a GBBR naturalist. Look for winter birds and other signs of wildlife. Be sure to bring your nature questions! Suggested donation to join is $10, which helps us continue our education and conservation programming!

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March 2020

Biosphere Walk: Syrup Stroll & Tree Trek

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Killbear Park, Blind Bay Road Ontario Canada + Google Map
$10

Join us and Killbear Park staff as we hike an old Sugar Bush to share the history and significance of the sugar maple. We'll highlight the Anishinabek cultural connections of other tree species as well and the present day threats of forest pests. Killbear Sugar Bush - meet at the Community Mailboxes, first left on Blind Bay Rd.

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Biosphere Walk: Syrup Stroll & Tree Trek

March 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Balsam Trail McKellar, Ontario Canada + Google Map
$10

We're teaming up with Westwind Forest Stewardship to talk trees! How sweet the sugar maple is, but many other tree species have a tall tale to tell. Hugging trees will be optional! Balsam Trail, McKellar - parking at first driveway on the left once on Balsam Rd.

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October 2021

Biosphere Walk: Mushroom Foray – SOLD OUT

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Harmony Outdoor Inn, 6 Harmony Lane
Parry Sound, Ontario Canada
$30

Join Chef Roy & the Biosphere to celebrate the humble mushroom this fall at Harmony Inn, Parry Sound. This Biosphere Walk includes a guided hike where we'll learn to identify several common fungi species. After the hike, we'll cook and taste our harvest! Space is limited, only 10 tickets available.  Purchase your tickets here.

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