Speakers

NOTE: new meeting location.
Hillsview Active Living Centre
318 Guelph Street, Unit #9
Georgetown, Ont. (MAP)
(entrance at the back of the building)

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

CVC’s Butterfly Blitz with mention of West Virginia White butterflies.
Speaker:
Laura Timms
7:30 p.m.
Laura Timms PhD, is a Senior Specialist in Natural Heritage Management at Credit Valley Conservation. She analyses monitoring and inventory data for different species groups including grassland birds, stream fish and plant communities. She is the scientific coordinator of the CVC Butterfly Blitz, a citizen science program focused on butterflies. Laura will be speaking to us about what the Butterfly Blitz has discovered about butterfly distribution and abundance in the Credit Valley Watershed. This year the species count reached a new high (as of late August) of 66 species. Expect photos of beautiful butterflies and lots of cool information.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Parasites and/or wildlife disease
Speaker:
Brian Steven
7:30 p.m.
Brian will be speaking to us about parasites and/or wildlife disease and its impacts on conservation efforts and wildlife population management, and the work of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Conservation Halton landowner stewardship conservation programs in Halton.
Speaker:
Beth Anne Fischer
7:30 p.m.
More details to follow.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Club members / potluck
7:30 p.m.
More details to follow.

Public welcome.  Please show your support – become a member!

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from September to June unless otherwise stated. Meetings take place at the
Hillsview Active Living Centre
318 Guelph Street – Unit #9
Georgetown
Note: the entrance is at the back of the building, and start at 7:30 pm.

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Past Speakers

 

  • May 10, 2022 – Monitoring Bird Boxes on CVC Properties: Christina Kovacs
  • April 12, 2022 – The Galapagos Islands : Elizabeth Szekeres
  • March 8, 2022 – Eat the Beetles: David Waltner-Toews
  • February 8, 2022 – Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-feeding Creatures: Bill Schutt
  • January 11, 2022 – Trail Cameras How They Work: Janet Pesaturo
  • November 9, 2021 – Algonquin Park: Michael Runtz
  • October 12, 2021 – A fifth limb: tails of hanging around in the Neotropical rain forest: Fiona Reid
  • September 14, 2021 – From endangered Redside Dace to stunning Brook Trout: Don Scallen
  • June 8, 2021 – Ontario Prairies, Savannahs and Grasslands: Dan Stuart
  • May 11, 2021 – The wildlife of the Pribilof Islands: Rich Hoyer
  • April 13, 2021 – Caterpillars the Whole Story: Caterpillars, Connections, and Why Biodiversity Matters: Sam Jaffe
  • March 9, 2021 – Saving South American Giants (giant armadillos): Arnaud Desbiez
  • February 9, 2021 – Central American Amphibians and Reptiles: Twan Leenders
  • January 12, 2021 – Beautiful Nocturnal Creatures – Costa Rican Night Life: Tracie Stice, Gianfranco Gomez
  • November 10, 2020 – Come Walk With Us: Sonya and Sean Morton walking journey across Canada
  • March 10, 2020 – Local Insect Discovery
  • February 11, 2020 – Bill McIlveen
  • January 14, 2020 – Ontario Herptiles
  • November 12, 2019 – The Special Wetlands of the Hamilton Watershed
  • October 8, 2019 – Toxic Animals
  • September 10, 2019  – Tropical Nature
  • May 14, 2019 – Wetland Wildlife
  • April 9, 2019 – Mark Engstrom: Out of the Depths
  • March 12, 2019 – Catherine Scott: Eat Prey Love: The Secret Lives of Spiders
  • February 26, 2019 – Gary Hall: Practical tips to take your nature photography to the next level
  • January 8, 2019 – Laura Timms: little things that run the world

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