Attending experts in; Bird song identification, plant biology, forestry, soil ecology, Owls, Entomology, Marbled Murrelets.
9.30am; Meet for car pooling and convoy if required at Port Renfrew Community Center. There are travel cost subsidies available to make access to the ancient forest more affordable. Contact FoCW for more info.
11am -1pm; Arrive in Central Walbran.
1pm; Welcome from Elder Bill Jones of the Pacheedaht FN, introductions from groups and experts.
2pm; Guided hikes.
Easy/medium difficulty hike ‘Tolkein Giant’ trail, 1 hour.
Medium + difficulty hike, Castle Grove/Giant trail, 2 hours.
Hard difficulty hike, Harriet Nahanee memorial Trail, 3 hours.
After dinner evening ‘Owl and Bat Hike’!
5am; Bird and Marbled Murrelet identification hike starting on Walbran bridge.
11am; Guided Hikes.