Pasadena Ski & Nature Park

Pasadena Ski & Nature Park

(709) 686-5515

pasadenaxc@gmail.com

PO Box 209

Pasadena, NL

A0L 1K0

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Nature Programs

The PSNP offers a year-round nature interpretive program.  Various outdoor trail-oriented activities as well as in-chalet activities are available for both club members and visitors.

Winter Activities

Guided snowshoe walks along trails and adjacent fields by various members and guests.

Nature Ladies

Nature Ladies

Young Snowshoe Naturalists

Young Snowshoe Naturalists

Winter on the Trails

Winter on the Trails

This is the Forest

This is the Forest

In-Chalet displays – “The Nature Corner”

Recent Nature Books

Recent Nature Books

Leafless Woody Plants in Winter

Leafless Woody Plants in Winter

Wild Berries of Newfoundland

Wild Berries of Newfoundland

Spring Nature Walk Display

Spring Nature Walk Display

Periodic in-Chalet presentations on a variety of nature oriented topics.

Bird Talk

Bird Talk

Plant TalkPlant Talk

Winter Workshop

Winter Workshop

Marten Hair Snag Project

In the winter of early 2012, members carried out a survey of the presence of the Newfoundland Pine Marten in our trail system as part of the larger Provincial Wildlife Survey.  Four hair snag traps were located at sites indicated on the following map and hair samples obtained were forwarded to Wildlife for analysis.  When the data is available it will be posted.

Marten Hair Snag Project
Marten Hair Snag Project

Help with Erecting Snags
Help With Erecting Snags

Snag Trap Set for Action
Snag Trap Set for Action

The Hair We Seek
The Hair We Seek

Summer Activities

Nature walking trails are maintained with signage for leisurely self-guided walks by members, residents and visitors.  Trails are not supervised and users do so at their own risk.  Walkers are encouraged to carry a cell phone.  Trail maps are provided in the box at the beginning of the trails.

Trail Maps Available
Trail Maps Available

Start of Nature Trails
Start of Nature Trails

Trail Map Signage
Trail Map Signage

Route Marker
Route Marker

Periodic spring, summer, and autumn guided nature walks are advertised and offered on an irregular basis.  Groups may inquire if a guide would be available for special outings.  Contact Henry Mann (686-2340).
To view the report of the spring 2012 Nature Walk and Mushroom Foray, click here.

Spring Walk
Spring Walk

Bird Watchers
Bird Watchers

Autumn Stroll
Autumn Stroll

A nature identification service is provided.  These days most individuals carry with them some sort of digital camera device and are able to photograph interesting plants, animals and other observations they encounter along the trails.  By emailing their photos to a local naturalist they can determine the identity of their photographic observations.  Click here for more information.

Along the Trails
Along the Trails

Owl Nest Box Project

A number of nest boxes suitable for our small owls (Boreal Owls and Saw-whet Owls) are spaced along the Looper, Rabbit and Lone Pine Trails.  To date 15 such boxes have been erected at sites indicated on the map below.  Each nest box tree also has a small metal tag with the number of that nest box.  Trail users are encouraged to observe and report any nest box activity (owls, other birds, or animals), and the number of the box, to the following club members for our records:  
Henry Mann – hmann@nf.sympatico.ca

Click here for a Map of Owl Nest Boxes.

Saw-whet Owl in Box

Saw-whet Owl in Box

Metal Tree Tag

Metal Tree Tag