Sat, Apr 08|
McNabs Island Birding and Hiking Trip
DOS is teaming up with the Dalhousie Birding Society for a fun day trip to McNabs Island! We will be taking public transit to and from the Wharf in East Hants where will take a boat charter to the Island and back. You can expect fun times, boat rides, and birds!
Time & Location
Apr 08, 8:00 a.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Halifax, 6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
About the event
This is a unique opportunity for hikers of all skill levels to enjoy an adventure filled day exploring McNabs Island! We will hike a bit of the island and engage in some birding along the way.
Please ensure you sign the DOS waiver before coming, if you have not done so thus far: https://www.daloutdoors.com/about-5-3.
Meeting Place: Dalhousie Student Union Building @ 8am on April 8th, as we will be walking to the Howe Hall bus stop soon after to catch the 1 at 8:24am.
- Bus ride to A & M Charters from Howe Hall (bus leaves at 8:24am): https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Howe+Hall,+Coburg+Road,+Halifax,+NS/87+Government+Wharf+Rd,+Eastern+Passage,+NS+B3G+1M7firstname.lastname@example.org,-63.6066327,14.22z/am=t/data=!4m19!4m18!1m5!1m1!1s0x4b5a2225af8037a1:0x74dc2d91dc8ef481!2m2!1d-63.5914716!2d44.6386848!1m5!1m1!1s0x4b5a3d36af62ea27:0xf913ff4b5ea8a337!2m2!1d-63.4953339!2d44.6110173!2m4!4e2!6e1!7e2!8j1680946200!3e3
- Bus ride from A & M Charters back to campus (bus leaves at 2:36pm): https://www.google.com/maps/dir/87+Government+Wharf+Rd,+Eastern+Passage,+NS+B3G+1M7/Howe+Hall,+Coburg+Road,+Halifax,+NSemail@example.com,-63.5790339,13z/am=t/data=!4m18!4m17!1m5!1m1!1s0x4b5a3d36af62ea27:0xf913ff4b5ea8a337!2m2!1d-63.4953339!2d44.6110173!1m5!1m1!1s0x4b5a2225af8037a1:0x74dc2d91dc8ef481!2m2!1d-63.5914716!2d44.6386848!2m3!6e0!7e2!8j1680964200!3e3
Please bring lunch, water, warm clothes, a rain jacket, sun protection, sturdy hiking shoes (running shoes, hiking boots...), binoculars, and your Dal Bus Pass.
All participants that have chosen to take personal vehicles must meet at the A & M Charters wharf (87 Government Wharf Rd, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M7) by 9:30am, as the charter leaves at 10am.
Trip duration: Approximately 7.5 hrs. Depart from the SUB at 8:00am and return to Dalhousie Campus by 3:30pm.
Questions or concerns please contact Bennett Brule – firstname.lastname@example.org