Chilliwack Field Naturalists Club     Field Trip

Field Trips 2017

Interim Coordinator Janne Perrin Please contact Janne if you will volunteer as coordinate


Note:  All participants must sign a waiver to participate. We Often Car Pool . Pay car owner $5 for each hour of travel please.


January 21, 2017 , we will do the annual winter Hope Slough walk and Callicarpa lunch 


February 25, 2017, we explore marshes, fields and ponds at Wilband Creek Park and lunch at Clayburn Tea Room 


March  26, 2017, we visit the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve  to see nesting Great Blue Heron Colony & join NatureKids medicinal plant talk with Metis Elder Joe Smith. Bring a lunch


April 15, 2017  Mill Lake  & Fish Trap Creek with CFN's Paulina Selles


April 30, 2017    Stein Valley  with CFN member Joachim Boge


May 6, 2017  we visit the property we steward, Camp River Wildlife Area. Lunch at Minter's Callicarpa Cafe


May 19, 2017  Cheam Lake Wetlands / Hope Airport with Langley Field Naturalists 


June 2, 2017 Skagit Valley Ross Lake Provincial Park Trip with LFN's Jude & Al Grass / Denis St John, Butterfly specialist


July 2017 (date TBA)  Manning Provincial Park Alpine Meadows  

August 22, 2017, Jack Jackaman hosts us for our Annual Summer Picnic and Browne Creek Wetland Walk& Berry picking  

September 2017(date TBA) A Mushroom Walk with Sharmin Gamiet Fraser Valley  mushroom guru


October 2017(date TBA)  observe sockeye, chum and pink salmon at Weaver Creek

November 2017 (date TBA) see the over wintering snow geese and winter waterfowl at Reifel Bird Sanctuary 


Volunteer to lead a trip. Send us the date, destination, level of difficulty, start time and place to meet you.  

We will list it on our Field Trip page. Contact: Janne Perrin 

Past Trips 2016 

On Sunday, April 10, 2016  CFN member, Scott Denkers, will lead a trip to

Thacker Mountain

On Sunday, May 1st 2016 CFN member, Joachim Boge, will lead a trip into 

Stein Valley

Sunday May 29th, 2016 CFN member, Terry Letcher will lead a trip to 

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve

On June 10, 2016 Langley FN member, Jude Grass will lead a trip into

Skagit Valley Ross Lake Provincial Park

On June 23rd, 2016 we will visit Lytton Indian Band's  

Botanie Valley

On July 20th, 2016 CFN member, we join the park naturalists at the  

Manning Provincial Park Alpine Meadows

On August 24th, 2016 Jack Jackaman hosts us for our Annual Summer Picnic and Walk

  Browne Creek Wetland  

On September 18th, 2016 , we will visit FVRD's newest park

 Hillkeep Regional Park

On October 16, 2016, we will look for  wintering snow geese at

Reifel Bird Sanctuary

On November 13, 2016 , we will watch Coho and Chinook salmon

Chilliwack River Hatchery

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