A Visual Tour of Some Notable Native Trees of Eastern Ontario – Nature Talk Feb 18th




We are pleased to announce our upcoming presentation of MVFN Nature Talks. On Thursday, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 we will continue with our theme of “Eye Wonder: The Magic and Mystery of Our Natural World”. The next speaker in our series is Owen Clarkin.  He will present, via Zoom,  “A Visual Tour of Some Notable Native Trees of Eastern Ontario”.


Owen Clarkin grew up near Russell, Ontario, and has been studying the trees of Eastern Ontario as a dedicated amateur since the age of 4. Since finishing a terminal degree in the natural sciences in 2012, he is more seriously exploring topics in tree identification and ecology from an Eastern Ontario perspective, together with a core group of colleagues. In addition to leading public nature hikes, Owen regularly contributes to local and worldwide plant identification
forums on social media.

Note: Due to the increasing popularity of our Nature Talks on Zoom, you must pre-register for this event and be a MVFN member in good standing. If you’re sure that you’ve renewed your membership for the 2020 year, or if you have your MVFN membership card handy and it says 2020, simply complete this form to register.

If you need to renew your membership, please go to our website in the JOIN US section and complete your renewal before February 13. Then register for the ZOOM presentation.

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: :6:45 p.m. for socializing & familiarization with Zoom,

Nature Sightings: 6:50 p.m. Ken Allison will discuss any sightings sent to him before noon on the 17th or you could add them to our iNaturalist project.  Please add “MVFN Nature Talk Sighting” in the Notes section of the observation posting.

Place: A computer, tablet or phone near you

We look forward to seeing you online!



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