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'Barking up the right Tree' at Terra Cotta CA (11/13/2010)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the TOC.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Terra Cotta Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 13 2010  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 11 2010 11:00:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hrs (incl. 2 hours travel time) (16 km trail)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Dima L
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Member Cost:$4.75/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:5
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This hike will consist of two parts:

* for the first part we will join Barking Up The Right Tree
Saturday, Nov.13
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Terra Cotta Conservation Area, 14452
Winston Churchill Blvd., Halton Hills, ON
Cost: Free with regular admission to Terra Cotta
Contact: 905-670-1615 x221

With an expert biologist, take on a new nature challenge this fall and learn how to identify trees from their buds and bark. In late fall, leaves on the ground will back up our new powers of identifications.

* For the second part we will walk around the conservation area lands and Bruce trail for about 3 hours. Pace will be 3.5-4km/h.

After you get on the sign-up (!!!not just waiting!!!) list please Register for the first part of the event. Participation in this part assumes that you agree to follow instructions of the biologist.

The group size can be increased if more drivers sign up. Please do not forget to indicate if you willing to be a carpool driver. This assumes that you have a well-maintained car and are comfortable with highway driving in late Fall conditions.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Appropriate clothing and layers for potentially cool and windy weather
  • Lunch, snacks, 1L of water
  • Change of shoes for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Photo camera

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):104Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $26.83 (calculated at total Km * $0.258, effective Wednesday, November 30, 2022). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.


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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$4.75/Person
Cost Includes:Conservation Area Entrance Fee
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the TOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: Text message (preferred) or call my cell-phone number about any problems before the carpool departure time.