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Stars, Telescopes and Fun

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
7:30 – 10:30 pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Montreal Centre is holding a Star Party at the Morgan Arboretum. Come and join enthusiastic stargazers for some spectacular views of the night sky, through the 14" telescope in the Bellevue Observatory and many of the other telescopes made available to you by RASC members.

Free admission

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing considering you will be standing still most of the evening

Meet at the Conservation Centre


Astronomy: Perseid Meteor Shower

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8 – 11 pm, Details to be announced


Webs of Deceit: Spider Walk

Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10 am – 12 pm

Spiders are among the most misunderstood creatures on earth. Our naturalist Chris Cloutier will show you some of the common types, describe their incredible way of life and amazing parental instincts, as well as discuss their importance in the web of life.

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing

Bring: Binoculars, field guides, water and a snack

Cost (tax and parking included):
Members: Adults: $15 / Children: $10
Non-members: Adults: $20 / Children: $15

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

Register early and receive a FREE poster!

Out on a Limb - Tree Identification and Ecology Walk

Sunday, September 3, 2017, 2 - 4:30 pm

Join resident naturalist Chris Cloutier as he takes you on a journey to the often overlooked, yet extremely fascinating world of trees and forests! Learn how to identify tree species and see how our forests grow and change over the centuries.

In English and French. Aimed at adults.

Cost (tax and parking included):
Members: Adults: $15 / Children: $10
Non-members: Adults: $20 / Children: $15

Bring your boots, water bottle, tree id guide and camera

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


Fiery foliage, the Arboretum’s Fall Forests

Saturday, October 14, 2017
English 10 - 11:30 am; French 12 - 1:30 pm

Saturday, October 21, 2017
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):
Members: Adults: $5 / Children $3
Non-members: Adults: $12 / Children: $7

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
Entrance is free. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre of the Morgan Arboretum.
Last Updated: Tuesday, 06 June 2017 18:26