Rondeau Wings of Spring

Rondeau’s Wings of Spring

Is your family looking for a fun way to take flight this March Break? Check out Rondeau Provincial Park’s “Wings of Spring.”

This bird-themed spring series runs March 10-18, 2018, and features different feathery activities every day!

All week

Rondeau scavenger huntWinter scavenger hunt

Pick up a scavenger hunt booklet from the Visitor Centre at any time during the week to start this quest!

The Visitor Centre is open from 10:00 am and 4:00 pm everyday.

Saturday March 10, 2018

DIY suet feeders, all day (Visitor Centre)

Suet provides our overwintering birds with the fat and energy they need to survive. Attract some winter birds to your house with your own suet feeders!

Guided winter birding hike, 10:30 am (Tulip Tree Trail)

Rondeau visitor centre

Come out for a beautiful morning walk to look for some of our feathered friends. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Sunday March 11, 2018

Skulls and bones, all day (Visitor Centre)

Come test your identification skills and learn more about Rondeau’s wildlife.

DUCK-umentary, 2:00 pm (Visitor Centre)

Duck in the water

Movie time! Ducks are true originals – they waddle, glide, dive, dabble, and their feathers shimmer in every colour of the rainbow. Join us for a movie and fall in love with waterfowl. Warm up with hot chocolate and popcorn during the show!

Monday March 12, 2018

Guided tree ID hike, 2:00 pm (Tulip Tree Trail) 

Couple points at trees in winter forest

Learning to identify trees in the winter can be tough! Come learn a few secrets that will help you become an expert!

Tuesday March 13, 2018Rondeau staff with feeder

DIY suet feeders, all day (Visitor Centre)

Suet provides our overwintering birds with the fat and energy they need to survive. Attract some winter birds to your house with your own suet feeders!

Watching waterfowl, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm (Park Store)

Bundle up and join park naturalists to enjoy the variety of waterfowl on the bay!

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Winter in Rondeau, 10:30 am (Tulip Tree Trail)

familiar tracks

Come for a walk of exploration as we look for signs of life during the long, cold winter.

The Animal House, 2:00 pm (Visitor Centre)

Movie time! From small burrows through the sand to elaborate beaver lodges – come learn the many ways animals protect themselves!

Thursday March 15, 2018

Winter wonderland, 2:00 pm (Spicebush Trail)

Red squirrel in the winter

Winter is almost over, and the earliest signs of spring are all around. Come learn how Rondeau’s wildlife spent the winter!

Friday March 16, 2018

Barn owlOwl Power, 2:00 pm (Visitor Centre)

This film is a real hoot! What makes owls so special? Come discover how owls have earned the title “masters of the night sky.”

Owl prowl, 6:00 pm (Visitor Centre)*

Come discover the masters of the night sky: OWLS! After a short indoor talk, we will go out to try and find some of Rondeau’s resident owls.

*Pre-registration is required. Call the Visitor Centre before 12:00 pm on March 17.

Saturday March 17, 2018

Miraculous migration, 10:30 am (Marsh Trail)

Why do the birds leave and what makes them come back? How do they know where they’re going? Come learn about our birds and the journey they face yearly!

Snake talk, 2:00 pm (Visitor Centre)

Join Pants, our eastern foxsnake, to discover the wonderful world of snakes (and watch Pants eat his lunch)!

Pants the snake

Come on out and participate in a great day. Build your very own birdhouse and grab some lunch from our BBQ before meeting our Special Guest…

Sunday March 18, 2018

DIY suet feeders, all day (Visitor Centre)

Suet provides our overwintering birds with the fat and energy they need to survive. What winter birds will you bring to the yard?

Name that duck, 10:30 am (Visitor Centre)

A small selection of the many ducks at Presqu'ile

Are you wanting to learn more about ducks? Do you find them a bit hard to identify when you see them? Come to the Visitor Centre to ease your fears and learn the best ways to identify our feathered friends before heading out to the bay and trying out our new skills!

Will we see you this March Break?

Rondeau‘s Visitor Centre will be open daily 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Flutter in to help us welcome the Wings of Spring!