Fletcher Wildlife Garden
Walking through the Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Jane's Walk 2019
Meet in the parking lot beside the baseball field at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden on the east side of Prince of Wales Drive.
To get to Fletcher Wildlife Garden: From Dow's Lake, take Prince of Wales Drive south past the traffic circle. The entrance to the Fletcher Wildlife Garden is north of Baseline Rd. and is marked with a sign showing the Garden's heron logo. Bus route 85 stops at Carling and Preston, near Dows Lake; from there, it’s a 20-minute walk to the garden. Detailed directions to the Fletcher Wildlife Garden by car or by public transportation can be found on our website https://ofnc.ca/programs/fletcher-wildlife-garden/about-the-fwg/visiting
Here is a map showing the trails through the garden (a larger version can be found here).
Map showing location of public washrooms at the Experimental Farm.
The Fletcher Wildlife Garden is a long-term project of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club established in 1990. Visitors and the volunteers who work there value the garden as an urban oasis of biodiversity and calm.
Lynn Ovenden and Edward Farnworth
|Date:||Sun May 8, 2022|
|Start:||Fletcher Wildlife Garden parking lot, beside baseball field|
|Area:||Central Experimental Farm|
The walk follows unpaved paths with frequent slopes and possible muddy patches.
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