Tag Archives: Swan Haven

Shorebirds of Swan Haven

Move over swans, it’s shorebird time! The shores of Swan Haven boast much more than swans and ducks. Sandpipers and snipes, yellowlegs and godwits, interpreter Jukka Jantunen will sort it all out during a short walk and talk.

Rubber boots are recommended.

Brownie Mountain Hike

This short but steep hike is also known as M’Clintock West Ridge. We’ll get an elevated view on Swan Haven and M’Clintock Bay in the lovely, evening light. Requires walking 2 km over very steep, uneven terrain. Review the trail description at yukonhiking.ca

Marsh Lake, meet at 10 Burns Road in Whitehorse to carpool.

Bird banding 101

Come learn all about Yukon’s three bird banding stations from the experts themselves. Weather-permitting, members of the Society of Yukon Bird Observatories will demonstrate banding techniques. After the demonstration we will enjoy a slide show presentation about migration monitoring and bird banding in Yukon.

Watercolour Landscape Workshop

Would you like to try painting landscapes? Local artist Daphne Mennell will be on hand to share techniques with aspiring artists. Materials will be provided. No experience is required. Please arrive at the start time to receive necessary instructions.

Swan Haven Family Weekend

The whole family is welcome to attend an afternoon of swan watching and fun activities. Get your face painted, vote for your favourite artwork, play games, read a book, do a swan craft, and immerse yourself in the cacophony of swan sounds.

Swan Haven Family Weekend

The whole family is welcome to attend an afternoon of swan watching and fun activities. Get your face painted, vote for your favourite artwork, play games, read a book, do a swan craft, and immerse yourself in the cacophony of swan sounds.