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THIS MEETING was CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER- TOO BAD

IT IS RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 22, SAME LOCATION AND TIME

 

 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Topic: Bruce Peninsula National Park

The guest speaker will be Tricia Stinnissen, a Resource Management Officer
with Parks Canada at Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Park,
who will discuss the Ecological Monitoring Program of both parks.


 Next meeting:

Wednesday, February 1, 2016 7:30 p.m.

Guest speaker: Ron Tozer, retired Park Naturalist, Algonquin Prov. Park

Topic: Algonquin Park before 1950: Birds, Habitats and Observers

Ron Tozer was Park Naturalist for 25 years in Algonquin Park.  

An avid birder, he has been keeping records of the arrivals, nesting and departures of all 

280 known bird species in the Park for decades.  

During his presentation, Ron will use archival photographs and historical records to describe Algonquin's birdlife and habitats prior to 1950, 

       and also discuss some of the observers who documented those earlier times. 

His book, Birds of Algonquin Park, published by The Friends of Algonquin Park in 2012, will be available to purchase.

Contact: Dianne Stinnissen (705) 329-0515
 

Saturday, February 4, 2017 2:00 p.m.

Couchiching Conservancy AGM  At Hawkridge Golf & Country Club.
Doors open at 1:30pm, meeting starts at 2pm.

Guest Speaker: Steve Burrows.
This presentation will take a light-hearted look at the impact birders and non-birders
 alike have had on Steve Burrows’s development from writing non-fiction pieces
 for newspapers and magazines to writing his birder murder mysteries.
 Steve will also look at how birder and non-birders continue to play
 a part in both his world view and his novels.

 


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