Cooper Marsh Conservation Park
and Summerstown, Ontario
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Description of Event:
This conservation area comprises an interpretation center, two wooden boardwalks across marshes, a few ponds and a rather large creek. The area is partly wooded and there are platforms where ospreys rest and nest when present. The Marsh contains a wide variety of frogs, toads, turtles and fish. Many bird species can be seen during the spring and fall migrations. No entrance fee.
Cooper Marsh Directions:
Leader: Ilana Block
Time to meet: 7:45 a.m. (Let’s discuss carpooling)
Group Photo: 8:30 a.m.
Location: County Road 2, Lancaster
In the parking lot (please do not leave any valuables in the car)
Cooper Marsh Conservation Area and Visitor's Centre are located 18 km east of Cornwall on County Road 2 near South Lancaster, and 102 km west of Montreal.
From Highway 401, exit 814 onto County Road 34 (Lancaster interchange) then turn south onto County Road #2 and proceed 3 km to the main entrance. The entrance is on your left. (Approx 1 hour 20 minutes from Montreal) http://www.rrca.on.ca/view.php?id=93
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