Pre-Symposium Tour

An optional pre-symposium tour is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11th and is planned to be an entertaining, full day event; perfect for those who are interested in seeing both what southern Ontario has to offer in terms of avifauna as well as for those interested in a more holiday type experience.

This schedule is currently tentative and is subject to change.



Niagara Falls
Considered to be on of the ten Natural Wonders of the World, Niagara Falls is an incredible natural spectacle visited by nearly 20 million visitors annually.

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+ Take a moment to photograph yourself in front of the incredible falls and if brave enough, venture down to the rock table to get a closer look.

+ For the adventurous type, take a ride on the Maid of the Mist.

+ Ample time to shop, eat and stroll through the quaint town of Niagara Falls.

+ For more information on the falls, please click here.





Long Point Bird Observatory
North America's oldest bird observatory and boasts some 373 species of birds recorded in this area.

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+ As the first organization of its type in North America, visit one of the most important migrational stop over points in the Great Lakes Region.

+ Test your luck at numerous species of birds found in this area, for overseas delegates, this provides the perfect opporunity for many 'lifers'.

+ With nearly 13,000 individual birds banded in 2006, LPBO has provided invaluable information knowledge to the migrational patterns of many species of birds.

+ For a complete list of bird species to be found at Long Point, please click here.





Hillebrand Estate Winery & Vineyards
Canada's leading producer of premium VQA wines.

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+ Experience the growing popularity of the Canadian wine industry, particularly those vineyards of the Niagara Falls region. Delegates will be toured through the vineyard and winery and be given the opportunity to enjoy a selection of some of Hillebrand choice wines and cheeses.

+ Hillebrand Estates offers wine lovers the rare opportunity to experience the art, craft and passion of wine and wine country.

+ For more information on Hillebrand, please click here.


The pre-symposium tour including tour bus accomodation, lunch with wine sampling and discounted entry into Niagara Falls Aviary are included in the price of $175 Can per person.


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