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
    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