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Whew.  OK.  I was really puzzling over that..

No harm, no foul.  We're cool.

Jane
(Shoreham)



On 2/7/2017 7:22 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
> i am so sorry. i completely read your initial email wrong. i wasnt being
> hositle regardless. im sorry that came off that way.
>
>
>  tylers response was..
>
> I didn't have to pay when I went, but it wasnt open yet when I got there.
> They allow you to let yourself into the gate though even when they are
> closed which is nice. Im not sure if you are suppose to pay or not, but I
> didnt see a place for paying when I walked out either.
>
> There is a trail behind the main building. Go down a couple hundred meters
> and then take the trail to your right that follows the river. About a
> kilometer down this trail there are some open meadows where the owls were.
> It wont be hard to find them....just look for the crowds of
> birders/photographers.
>
> Good luck!
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 7:17 PM Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I'm at a loss to understand the hostility.  I simply made a plea for
>> information to be shared with all of us.
>>
>> Jane
>> (Shoreham)
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2/7/2017 7:14 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
>>> yes that was an original accident went i meant to reply just to tyler as
>>> indicated by "hey tyler". i apologize for the time i have wasted of yours
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 7:11 PM Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm not myself planning a trip to Montreal, but may I make a plea that
>>>> we not restrict information about things of wide interest like this to
>>>> private email but tell all of us?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Jane
>>>> (Shoreham)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2/7/2017 6:54 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
>>>>> offlist response.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I didn't have to pay when I went, but it wasnt open yet when I got
>> there.
>>>>> They allow you to let yourself into the gate though even when they are
>>>>> closed which is nice. Im not sure if you are suppose to pay or not,
>> but I
>>>>> didnt see a place for paying when I walked out either.
>>>>>
>>>>> There is a trail behind the main building. Go down a couple hundred
>>>> meters
>>>>> and then take the trail to your right that follows the river. About a
>>>>> kilometer down this trail there are some open meadows where the owls
>>>> were.
>>>>> It wont be hard to find them....just look for the crowds of
>>>>> birders/photographers.
>>>>>
>>>>> Good luck!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM Isis Erb <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Would love to hear the answer as well!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Isis
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Justin Lawson <
>> [log in to unmask]>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hey Tyler. we are headed up to Montreal for the weekend and was going
>>>> to
>>>>>>> stop at Refuge Faunique
>>>>>>> Marguerite D'youville. can you give me a basic rundown of what to
>>>> expect.
>>>>>>> looks as though there are no roads to drive around the park. i assume
>>>> its
>>>>>>> walking. Best route to take for the owls? parking and payment? thanks
>>>>>> man!
>>>>>>> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:39 PM Tyler Pockette <
>>>> [log in to unmask]>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi VT Birders,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Though this isn't Vermont, it is nearby and still of relevance to
>>>>>> Vermont
>>>>>>>> birders. It is an irruption year for Great Gray Owls and several can
>>>> be
>>>>>>>> found in and around Montreal right now. Given the close proximity to
>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> border, it might be wise for everyone to give those Barred Owls a
>>>>>> second
>>>>>>>> look this winter.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I spent this morning birding at a location called Refuge Faunique
>>>>>>>> Marguerite D'youville where several Great Gray Owls have been
>> recently
>>>>>>>> reported. In just 3 hours of birding, I was able to observe 3
>>>> different
>>>>>>>> Great Grays. I thought Vermont birders might be interested in
>> knowing
>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>> this great location that is so close by, if you hadn't already heard
>>>> of
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> Great Gray Owl influx over the last 2 or 3 weeks.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Here are a few photos from my time there this morning, in case you
>>>>>> needed
>>>>>>>> some extra motivation to get across the border.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/106350684@N05/with/32570347771/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Good luck if you try for them!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Tyler Pockette
>>>>>>>> Middlebury
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Justin Lawson
>>>>>>> Worcester, MA
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>