YOU ARE INVITED! Saturday March 12, 2016 2:00 PM Friends of Shoal Harbour Guided Bird-Watching Tour and Supporters’ Tea

Calling all nature lovers, bird watchers and Saanich peninsula residents! Come and enjoy a guided walk, some bird watching and refreshments! Find out more about FOSH  – the Friends of Shoal Harbour group – and our new partnership with Nature Canada and with the other two local bird sanctuaries: Victoria Harbour and Esquimalt Lagoon!

Join FOSH members and supporters on Saturday March 12, 2016, for a FREE guided bird-watching tour along the Scoter Trail in Patricia Bay, followed by afternoon tea at St. John’s United Church (10990 West Saanich Road).

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Kerry Finley (foreground) informs the FOSH Birdwalk attendees about the obliging waterfowl presenting themselves along the Scoter Trail

For the bird-watching tour, meet at 2:00 pm at Patricia Bay Park (West Saanich road just north of the VAA seaplane ramp), rain or shine. If weather permits and there are enough folks, we will form a second party to survey Roberts Bay in Sidney as well! The afternoon tea runs from 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm.  At the tea there will be some delicious goodies, music and poetry readings, and a brief presentation on the Migratory Bird Sanctuary, our “sister sanctuaries” in Victoria and Esquimalt and our partnership with Nature Canada to promote the “Naturehood” concept. Everybody is welcome.

The Friends of Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary (FOSH)support the continued protection and enjoyment of the 1931 Migratory Bird Sanctuary that occupies Tsehum Harbour and Roberts Bay, and the protection and enjoyment of the “naturehood” of the Saanich Peninsula (see the FOSH websitewww.shoalharbour.wordpress.com)

For more information and to register for this FREE event, please contact

Sue Staniforth, FOSH Chair, at 250-655-6300 or sstan@shaw.ca. Hope to see you there!

Please pass this invitation on to anyone else you think might be interested

– Many thanks!

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