The Salmonier River (Photo by M. Dembeck)

The Salmonier River (Photo by M. Dembeck)

Salmonier Nature Reserve Bioblitz

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July 22, 2023

Mount Carmel-Mitchell's Brook-St. Catherine's, NL

Time: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. 

Location: Route 90 (Salmonier Line) past the Salmonier River Bridge

Looking for an opportunity to help protect forest habitat? Join us for a day of species data collection at the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Salmonier Nature Reserve.

NCC’s Salmonier Nature Reserve is known for its large stands of boreal forest and natural shoreline, which provides habitat for populations of at-risk species, such as blue felt lichen and red crossbill. We need your help in identifying plants, birds, and other species on this new property to help us manage it and have a higher overall impact on local conservation efforts. 

Join us for a day of exploring this beautiful natural area to look for as many species as we can find. Surrounding yourself with avid naturalists; this will be a great opportunity to learn more about conservation planning and its impact on local wildlife. We'll be dividing into small groups to identify the plants and birds across the property. More experienced naturalists will be paired with those who are working on developing their identification skills. 

Pre-registration for this event is required.

Please note

  • This event will be weather dependent.
  • Additional event details, including directions and parking instructions, will be provided closer to the event day. 
  • Trail difficulty: easy to moderate.
  • No toilets will be available on-site, so please be sure to stop on your way to the event.

Equipment checklist

  • closed-toe shoes
  • long pants
  • light layers
  • rain jacket
  • water bottle
  • lunch, snacks
  • hat
  • bug spray
  • sunscreen
  • any necessary medications


Please call or email Jennifer Sullivan, Newfoundland and Labrador stewardship coordinator, at (709)-753-5540 or jennifer.sullivan@natureconservancy.

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