Karst Formations 23 Feb 2014

Due to heavy snow and unsafe conditions,
this trip has been postponed until 5 April 2014.

This trip has been postponed until further notice.

Activity naturalist outing
Destination Quadra’s Karst formations
Date Sunday, 23 Feb 2014
Trip Coordinator Richard Leicester
Contact Info 285-2663; please contact the coordinator by Thursday if you are interested in going
Description Visit some of Quadra’s Quatsino limestone formations, an area which contains karst sinkholes, intakes, resurgences and underground streams.   We will visit two or three areas, which involves a bit of driving on logging roads and bush walking.  We will not be walking in caves.
Meeting Place Heriot Bay store parking lot for car pooling. High clearance vehicles will be preferable.
Departure Time 10:00 AM
Difficulty
Easy to moderate
Costs none
Trip limits none
Dogs?
Notes: Bring lunch and gear appropriate for the weather.  Also, bring a flashlight to see into these geological formations.
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Central Coast Photos 15 Feb 2014

LBowles

Activity Naturalist Photographs
Location Quadra Community Center
Date Saturday, 15 Feb 2014
Presenter Lawrie Bowles
Contact Info qioutdoorclub@gmail.com
Description Quadra photographer Lawrie Bowles will be presenting his scenic and wildlife photos of the Central Coast taken on a cruise aboard the Columbia III.   Everyone welcome – coffee and tea provided – baked goods by potluck.
Place Quadra Community Center, room 3.
Time 8:00 PM
Costs none
Limits
Notes:

Hiking Stramberg Trees 12 Feb 2014

Activity hiking
Destination Stramberg Old Growth Big Trees
Date Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014
Trip Coordinator Norris Weimer
Contact Info 285-3710; norris.weimer@ualberta.ca .  Please contact the coordinator not later than Sunday, if you want to participate.
Description This is a fairly flat, but quite long walk through forest and along creeks and wetlands to the Stramberg old growth trees. About 12 km, about 4 hours walking.
Meeting Place Heriot Bay store parking lot for car pooling.
Departure Time 10:00 AM
Difficulty
Easy, but long
Costs none
Trip limits none
Dogs? Dogs are welcome as long as they will stay by you or on a leash.  Best to assume there are wolves in this remote area.
Notes: Bring lunch and gear appropriate for the weather. Plan for wet walking.