June 1st-3rd, 2018 Weekend on the Wing

2018 marks the 18th annual Weekend on the Wing
Tombstone Bird Checklist

Friday June 1st

8pm: Where the Surfbirds Nest: reading from the writings of Robert Frisch

Saturday June 2nd

10am: Birding Hike 4-5 hours, with Greg Brunner

2pm: Rug Hooking Art Workshop $20 with Francoise La Roche at the Center

8pm: Birding Trivia game with Mary Whitely

Sunday June 3rd

7am: Morning Birdsong Walk with Cynthia Hunt. Birdfriendly coffee provided, bring your mug! Meet at the center.

2pm: Duck Survey with Yukon Parks, meet at Two Moose Lake, km 102

Birding is for Kids too! Fun Activities Saturday in the Center at 10 am.

EXTA: Friday, June 8th, 7:30pm, Special guest speaker Dave Mossop: What Dempster Raptors are Telling Us Gain some insights from 40 years of research on the Dempster

August 3rd-5th, 2018
Lichen Weekend 2018

  • Friday August 3rd

    10am: Relief Print Making, with Linda Leon, $20

    2pm: Mushroom Apprichiation Walk Yukon Parks

    7:30pm: Intro and Artist Talk with Tamara Hudson

    Saturday August 4th

    10am: Lichen Hiken 3-4 hours, with Dr. Dianne Houghland

    2pm: Felting Workshop $20 with Tamara Hudson at the Center

    7:30pm: Menage a Moi to Menange a Trois lichen sex in the modern age with Dr. Dianne Haughland

    Sunday August 3rd

    10am: Lichen Collection Workshop Developing a Tombstone Collection with Dr. Dianne Haughland.

    3pm: Artist Farewell and Art Show Thanking Tombstone Artisit in Residance Linda Leon

    and Marvelous Mushroom Pieswith chef Charles Sheppard, bring your own plate and utensils

    August 23rd-25th, 2018
    Weekend on the Rocks

    • Presentations regarding the geology of the Park.

    • Hike to explore the geology of the Park.

    • Kids Program at the Interpretive Center
    • More TBA

    Archives of the Natural History Special Events Series
    Sponsored By International Polar Year, Outreach and Communications Fund

    Weekend on the Wing
    Botany Days
    Mammals Days
    Weekend on the Rocks

    Please contact us at: friendsofdempster@gmail.com

    PO Box 153, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0