Speakers

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Speaker: Ryan Wolfe
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: Ontario Herptiles
Ryan is studying Blue Racers for his Master’s Degree at the University of Toronto. He will tell us about his research on Pelee Island, the last refuge of these endangered snakes in Canada. Ryan will also give us an overview of his herptile “Big Year” when he found and photographed every reptile and amphibian species in Ontario.
A noted herptile photographer he will be available after his presentation to speak to anyone interested in that arena of nature photography.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Speaker: Bill McIlveen
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: TBA
Laura Timms of CVC will speak briefly prior to Bill’s presentation to tell club members about the upcoming 2020 butterfly count.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Speaker: Wildlife Rehabilitation or Bob Noble
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: TBA
Bob is a club member who has photographed insects in the Brampton area for many years. He is an expert at insect identification. Some of his records are firsts for Ontario and others have been seen in Ontario very infrequently.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Speaker: Bridget Stutchbury
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: Conservation Triage

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Speaker: Aki Tanaka
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: Climate Change

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Speaker: Outdoors
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: Bird Boxes at Scotsdale
This is our annual visit to Scotsdale farm, the check on the 50+ birdboxes installed there by our club for cavity nesting birds.

Tuesday, September 9, 2020

Speaker: Jonathan Pruit
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.

topic: Storm Events and Spider Populations
University of Guelph, rezsearch adventures in the southeastern United States and how storm events affect spider populations.

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Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from September to June unless otherwise stated. Meetings take place in the hall at St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church, 537 Main Street, Glen Williams (Georgetown), and start at 7:30 pm.

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Past Speakers

  • 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
  • November 13, 2018 – Josh Sayers: Ontario Badgers
  • October 9, 2018 – Don Davis: Monarch butterflies
  • September 11, 2018 – Mark Stabb: Lake Iroquois
  • May 8, 2018 – Dr. Laurence Packer, An Inordinate Fondness for Bees
  • April 10, 2018 – Fiona Reid, Nature into Art:
    Painting Mammals from Life for Field Guides.
  • February 13, 2018 – Darryl Gwynne, Charles Darwin
  • January 9, 2018 – Kyle Horner, A New Life, A New Purpose – Using Non-releasable Birds to Affect Change

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