Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists lecture series for 2007-08

Linda Touzin from the MNR

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
    Cliff Bennett
    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.

Almonte Locator Map

Almonte Locator Map

Outdoor Events:

  • “Canoe trips and hikes”
    Host: Cliff Bennett
    For further information on outdoor events, contact Cliff Bennett, 256-5013 or cliff@mvfn.ca .

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