The squirrel that would be a bird

Our September 2021 speaker’s subject matter —”the bird of mammals”/ “the squirrel that would be a bird” — is one you won’t want to miss.

Sasha Newar tags herself as “flying squirrel girl” on Twitter. Stated more formally, she is a Ph.D candidate at Trent University where she is studying Continue reading

The 2021 Great Naturalist Quiz

Our president’s Great Naturalist Quiz lives on! As you likely guessed, due to Covid-19 and our virtual format we will not break into teams this year, so you will be your own team. The 2021 quiz will engage your brain cells to identify photos of a variety of natural history Continue reading

Canadian Bears

This  presentation includes original photographs by the speaker of all the types of bears found in Canada, in their natural habitat. The familiar Black Bear, its very special mutant form, the Kermode or Spirit Bear of Princess Royal and Gribbell Islands in coastal British Columbia, the big coastal Grizzlies from the Great Bear Rainforest, the rare but becoming more common, Barren Ground Grizzly and the majestic but threatened Polar Bear. Some current issues with these rich national treasures will be discussed.

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Members Night 2021

Be sure to check your email for our  latest January 2021 Bulletin sent on January 1 with all the details for our January 5 Members’ Night Zoom meeting . Who will collect bragging rights for their findings and photos? From the submissions we’ve received to date, there’s lots to Continue reading