Events & Meetings

General Information

Club meetings are the first Tuesday of every month except July and August at 7:30 p.m. at the Arnprior Curling Club, 15 Galvin St., Arnprior (by the Fairgrounds). Guests welcome: $5 per meeting – Students welcome to attend for Free! Annual General Meeting may be an exception. Guests are also welcome on field trips and will be asked to make a contribution of $5 to our club. (Students are free.) Please register beforehand and always check this website for updates before heading out on a field trip. NOTE: If you join a field trip, be aware that other participants may take your picture, accidentally or intentionally. So the photo may end up on the mfnc.ca or other websites. It’’s a normal part of sharing field trip fun and information. If you don’’t want your photo used this way, tell the trip leader or the field trip coordinator at events@mfnc.ca.  

Event Information:

  • Tue
    03
    Sep
    2019

    When Nature Moves In: The Consequences of Mould in the Indoor Environment

    7:30 pmArnprior Curling Club, 15 Galvin Street, Arnprior, ON

    Our Presenter:

    George White is the President and the mycologist at RIFDS (Residential and Industrial Fungal Detection Service) Inc. and has specialized in mould inspections and detection in the indoor environment for 30 years.

    The Presentation:

    Mr. White’s presentation will focus on what mould is, how it behaves, how to know if you have it, the symptoms associated with mould exposure, the appropriate actions needed to mitigate mould and ways to prevent mould from occurring indoors.

    Biography:

    George White is a mycologist and President at RIFDS (Residential and Industrial Fungal Detection Service) Inc. and has specialized in mould inspections and detection in the indoor environment for 30 years. He began his scientific career in Agriculture Canada working with microfungi eventually becoming the quarantine mycologist at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. With a wide exposure to a large range of fungi and expertise in mould identification and detection and in risk assessment and management, Mr. White has applied this expertise to the built environment. He has provided consulting services to many clients including governments, engineering firms, medical practitioners and insurance companies.