MVFN’s lecture series “Our Natural World: Conservation Challenges” begins September 20, 20007. MVFN proudly presents a keynote lecture by Jamie Fortune of Ducks Unlimited Canada. Subsequent lectures will zero in on an individual species or group and provide a back-to-basics approach to looking at the conservation challenges each may face. The program runs on the dates listed below and further updates and details will be posted when available.
Please contact MVFN Program coordinator Joyce Clinton at 613-257-4879 for further details.
- Thursday, Sept 20
Jamie Fortune (Ducks Unlimited Canada)
Our Natural World: Conseravtion Challenges
- Thursday, Oct 18
Diana Beresford-Kroeger (author Arboretum American: A Philosophy of the Forest )
Our Natural World: Conservation Challenges Focus on Trees
- Thursday, Nov 15
Tobi Kiesewalter (Murphy’s Point Provincial Park)
Our Natural World: Conservation Challenges Focus on Snakes
- Thursday, Jan 17, 2008
Jean Lauriault (Canadian Museum of Nature)
Our Natural World: Conservation Challenges Focus on Butterflies
- Thursday, Feb 21
Birds – Changes and Challenges Around Us
- Thursday, March 20
David Seburn (Seburn Ecological Services)
Our Natural World: Conservation Challengs: Focus on Turtles
- Thursday, April 17
Glenn Desy, MNR
Our Natural World: Conservation Challenges. Focus on Mammals
- Thursday, May 15
Annual General Meeting at Union Hall
details to follow
Venue for all lectures:
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Almonte United Church Social Hall, 106 Elgin St. Almonte, Ontario.
All welcome. There is a $5 fee for non-members. No charge for those 16 yrs or under.