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French River - Georgian Bay - Fox Islands (near Killarney) - Pickerel River (July 30 - August 6, 2004)

 

This trip started at Hartley Bay Marina, down the French River Old Voyageur Channel, out into Georgian Bay past Point Grondine, Hen Island, Sugar John Bay, Beaverstone Bay, Dear Island, Bateman Island, Big Rock Portage, the Fox Islands (near Killarney), and back via Hawk Island, Whitefish Bay, Dead Island, and the Pickerel River.

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Old Voyageur Channel

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Hen Island

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Sugar John Bay

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Fox Islands near Killarney

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Hawk Island

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Flora

Evening Primrose.jpg (79728 bytes)     Swamp Rose.jpg (117130 bytes)      Narrow-leaved Gentian.jpg (64751 bytes)

Evening Primrose (& Bee)      Swamp Rose              Narrow-Leaved Gentian

Oenothera biennis            Rosa palustris             Gentiana linearis

Cardinal Flower.jpg (62722 bytes)     White Water Lily.jpg (64158 bytes)      Yellow Pond Lily.jpg (74229 bytes)      blueberries.jpg (104998 bytes)

Cardinal Flower            Fragrant White Water Lily       Yellow Pond Lily         Late Low-bush Blueberry

Lobelia cardinalis              Nymphaea odorata          Nuphar variegatum     Vaccinium angustifolium