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Wild Weekend Hike: Shore Bird Migration with Søren Bondrup-Nielsen

  • Thomas Raddall Provincial Park (map)

About the Workshop:
Take a nature walk along the coast to view shorebirds in the midst of their end of season migration! Learn species identification and about the biology of the area while soaking in the stunning natural beauty of Nova Scotia's South Shore.

About the Facilitator:
Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, Author and Professor Emeritus, retired from Acadia University July, 2016 Received BSc from Guelph University 1974, MSc (Zoology) from the University of Toronto 1978 and PhD from University of Alberta 1984. He spent five years at the University of Oslo as a research scientist and lecturer 1984 to 1989, followed by brief engagement as a bear biologist with the Ministry of Natural Resources in Ontario. From 1989 to 2016 he was a professor of Biology at Acadia University, with main teaching duties being in Wildlife Management, Methods in Ecology, and Conservation Biology.He is author/publisher of numerous scientific papers and five non-fiction books.

About Wild Weekends:
Wild Weekends involve a series of educational guided nature hikes and skill-building workshops from July to mid-September and are designed to be accessible to people of all ages. Partcipants are welcome to bring their own lunch and enjoy the area! For more information visit:

*This workshop is Pay-What-You-Can (suggested donation $20/person) to keep programming accessible to anyone who wants to participate.