Event Updates for March 2012

1. Snowshoe Trip to the Ancient Forest, Sunday, March 4

Sandra Hepburn will lead a snowshoe trip to the Ancient Forest on Sunday March 4.  Meet at Spruceland Mall under the big green sign at 8 a.m.  Dress for the weather and bring a lunch.  Bring a magnifying glass if you have one.  The Pin Lichens are very tiny.

2. Play Again, Saturday, March 17

Prince George Naturalists Club is co-sponsoring Play Again at 7 p.m. at Connaught Youth Centre, 1491 – 17th Avenue. This emotionally moving and humorous film follows six teenagers who spend five to fifteen hours a day behind screens. Play Again takes them on their first wilderness adventure – no electricity, no cell phone coverage, no virtual reality. Through the voices of children and leading experts Play Again investigates the consequences of a childhood removed from nature and encourages action for a sustainable future. Best of Fest, Colorado Environmental Film Festival; Audience Award, Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival.

The film is part of the 2012 Traveling World Community Film Festival, a series of award-winning documentary films on environmental, social justice and human rights issues showing in Prince George from March 16 to 24. More information on the Festival will be available soon at Books and Company: http://www.booksandcompany.ca/Home.html

3. Award-winning wildlife photography: Thursday, March 22, 7:00 PM, 4051-18th Avenue

Pete Zwiers, a winner of numerous wildlife photography awards, will present and discuss a number of his wildlife photographs.  This is primarily an appreciation of his experiences taking the photographs, and the remarkable diversity of wildlife he has managed to capture.


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