BioBlitz in Co­droy Val­ley

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - NEWS - Rosalyn.roy@gulfnews.ca Twit­ter: @tyger­lylly

'First time I've ever done any­thing like that and I've learned a lot too," said Ma­honey who en­joyed the beauty of the Co­droy Val­ley es­tua . I'm into it a lit­tle bit my­self but most of the peo­ple with us knew their busi­ness: Ma­honey. who is now re­tired, halls orig­i­nally from Har­bour Bre­ton but has resided in Stephenville for 30 years. He also plans to help out at the NCC's an­nual Sandy Point beach cleanup, some­thing he has done for the past three years. 'This will be the fourth year for the cleanup and Ma­honey in­tends to bring along his six-year-old grand­son for the first time. "I re­ally en­joy It be­cause I meet dif­fer­ent peo­ple and I learn stuff," said Ma­honey. And it makes you con­nect with na­ture In a great way.

Judy May takes a photo of a Dragon Mouth Or­chid, one of the beau­ti­ful flow­ers grow­ing on the bog, with Wilf McIsaac and Cathie San­dell.

NCC vol­un­teers first cleaned the beach at Sandy Point in Septem­ber 2013.

Judy May and Cathie San­dell look at dif­fer­ent species of trees.

Pitcher plant on Co­droy Val­ley bog.

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