Tuesday, July 17, 2018

2018 BPQ Summer Series Field Trip #3 - Saturday, July 21

McFee Brook Interpretive Centre, Venise-en-Quebec, QC
NOTE: This is a new destination for a BPQ field trip

Time: 8 AM to Noon - Combination driving/walking trip
Guide: Sheldon Harvey
For info: TEL: BPQ 514-637-2141 – e-mail

RENDEZVOUS SPOT: The Esso gas station/truck stop parking lot at Exit 6 (Lacolle/Hemmingford/Parc Safari exit) from Highway 15 South
Google Map to Rendezvous point: https://goo.gl/maps/zaywk
From the rendezvous spot we will drive east along Highway 202 to our destination in Venise-en-Quebec.

DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS: From Montreal, take the Champlain Bridge, Mercier Bridge, or Highway 30 to Highway 15 South –Direction Lacolle, QC/Champlain, NY. Take Exit 6 (Lacolle/Hemmingford/Parc Safari Exit for Route 202). At the end of the exit, cross Rte. 202 into the large parking area to the left between the Esso gas station and Tim Hortons.

We will first visit the McFee Brook Interpretive Centre, located at 703 av. de Venise West. It consists of a lengthy boardwalk that winds through bogs and marshland. Time permitting, we will also visit the NCC's Sentier de la Nature at 294- 58 Street West (Highway 202). Here is the webpage for the McFee Brook Centre

Free parking; no admission fees; no reservations necessary.
BPQ Field Trips are open to all BPQ members as well as members of the general public.

Sheldon Harvey

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