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Mars at Opposition

Saturday, July 21, 2018
7:30 – 11 pm

Event organized by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada –Montreal Centre

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing

Free admission. No reservations. Meet at the Conservation Centre.

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What’s in this Pond?

Sunday, July 29, 2018
10 am – 12 pm

Join Sarah Dixon on a tour of the pond as a habitat for aquatic creatures. Using a net, we’ll scoop, search, and look through the muck to find insect larva, tadpoles, and maybe even a newt!

Language: English and French

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing including waterproof boots

Bring: Camera, binoculars, field guides, water and a snack

Cost (tax and parking included):
Adults: $15 / Children: $10

Space is limited, so don’t wait to register: 514-398-7811

Meet at the Conservation Centre


 

Perseids Meteor Shower Party

Saturday, August 11, 2018 (rain date Sunday, August 12)
7:30 – 11 pm

Come and enjoy the Perseids’ celestial fireworks at the Bellevue Observatory. Join the members of the Astronomical Society for a public lecture followed by telescope observation.

Bring something to sit on (chair, blanket, cushion…), and binoculars if you have a pair.

If the sky is cloudy on Saturday August 11, the event will be rescheduled to Sunday August 12 –check RASC Montreal web site for GO or NOGO on Saturday.

Free admission. No reservations. Meet at the Conservation Centre.


 
Where the Wild Things Are

Sunday, September 16, 2018
10 am – 12 pm

Explore the world of little things: insects, salamanders, frogs and more! Join naturalist Scott Pemberton for some up close encounters with the Arboretum’s wildlife! Great fun for the whole family!

Language: English and French

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing including waterproof boots

Bring: Camera, binoculars, field guides, water and a snack

Cost (tax and parking included):
Adults: $15 / Children: $10

Space is limited, so don’t wait to register: 514-398-7811

Meet at the Conservation Centre


 

Marvelous Maples and Astounding Ashes:
the Arboretum’s Fall Forest

Sunday, October 7, 2018
English 10 - 11:30 am; French 12 - 1:30 pm

Sunday, October 14, 2018
French 10 - 11:30 am; English 12 - 1:30 pm

Join a walk with naturalist Scott Pemberton to discover the natural phenomena of leaf color change. Discover why it happens, and how, and determine which trees produce your favorite autumn highlights.

Cost (tax and parking included): $15/adult, $10/child

Bring your boots, water bottle and camera

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


 

Nature Workshop Information

Registration: Most activities require advanced registration unless otherwise noted. To make a reservation, please contact the main office by calling 514-398-7811 (open 9 am - 4 pm). Payments can be made by cash or cheque at the gatehouse before the start of the event. Receipts can also be issued. We recommend that you purchase tickets ahead of time at the main office since many of the activities fill up quickly.

Cancellations: If the minimum number of participants has not been reached by the registration deadline, the event may be cancelled. Cancellations will be made at least 24 hours before the start time of the event and all of those registered will be informed by telephone. If we cancel an event, anyone who has already paid a fee will be given a refund.

When you arrive, please check in at the Gatehouse for more information on parking and starting locations.


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On Monday, August 12, at 8 pm, join the members of theAstronomical Society for a public lecture by Andrew Fazekas. Following the presentation, telescopes, including the Bellevue Observatory, will be available for the public to enjoy the evening's sky (weather permitting).

Bring something to sit upon, (chair, blanket, cushion…), mosquito repellant and binoculars if you have a set, to enjoy the celestial fireworks.

For up-to-date info, please consult http://www.rascmontreal.org/
Entrance is free. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre of the Morgan Arboretum.
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03 July 2018 19:39