May 31st - June 2nd, 2019 Weekend on the Wing

2019 marks the 19th annual Weekend on the Wing
Tombstone Bird Checklist

Friday May 31st

Birdathon Kickoff Tombstone Birds checklist and birdathon rules avaliable at the Tombstone Interpretive Centre until 5pm

7:00pm: Introduction and Bird ID basics at the campground picnic shelter

Saturday June 1st

7am: Morning Birdsong Walk Birdfriendly coffee provided, bring your mug! Meet at the Interpretive Center.

10am - 2:30pm: Blackstone Uplands Roadside Birding Carpool/Caravan Meet at Tombstone Campground. Bring your lunch.

11:30am Two Moose Lake Ducks. Spend an hour with interpreter Annie Morrison, identifying and counting ducks while the rest of the caravan drives on to Chapman Lake and back.

6pm: Birdathon Potluck Desserts and Prizes at the Interpretive Center, bring a treat to share

7:30pm: Wind and Water, Making Energy - What do Birds Pay? talk by ornithologist Dave Mossop

Sunday June 2nd

Art WorkshopTBA

Birding is for Kids too! Fun Activities Saturday in the Center at 10:30 am.

June 28th-30th
Botany Weekend 2019


  • Presentations

  • Hikes

  • Kids Program at the Interpretive Center
  • More TBA

August 2nd-4th, 2019
Lichen Weekend 2019


  • Presentations

  • Hikes to discover Lichens in the Park.

  • Kids Program at the Interpretive Center
  • More TBA

August 23rd-25th, 2019
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
2008-2010.

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