i-Naturalist Hike at Hope Bay Nature Reserve
- PaceTypes Leisurely
- TerrainTypes Moderate
- PaidOuting No
Hosting Club: Peninsula
Location (Google Maps): South end of Cathedral Drive at Jack Poste Side Trail entrance to Hope Bay Nature Reserve. Bruce Trail Reference Guide Edition 30, Map 37.
Hike Leader(s): Marg Glendon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Distance: ~3 km
Do you want to learn about new plants and animals? Are you interested in becoming a CITIZEN SCIENTIST and contributing to ecological research? Join a BTC Trail Ambassador for an i-Naturalist hike at Hope Bay. It's a great way to slow down and take time to notice the beauty and diversity of nature around you. Using the free i-Naturalist app you can take and submit photos to the Bruce Trail Conservancy i-Naturalist Project. When you share your photos with i-Naturalist, the APP provides identification suggestions based on your submission. It’s a great way to get families involved in learning more about nature! You can read about the BTC i-Naturalist Project here:https://brucetrail.org/pages/get-involved/volunteering/citizen-science
Download the free i-Naturalist app to your phone and ask to join the Bruce Trail Conservancy Project, prior to the hike. Wear sturdy footwear, hat, and sunscreen. Bring your phone or camera, insect repellent, litterless snack and water. After the hike, visit lovely Hope Bay for an ice-cream and swim at nearby Hope Bay.
This will be an out-and-back hike on the same section of the Jack Poste Side Trail.
Parking is at the south end of the Cathedral Drive at the entrance to Hope Bay Nature Reserve. Please park on the east side of the road and do not block the entrance to the driveway to the farm.