Prince George Naturalists Club Notes, November 25th, 2012

Naturalist Folks:

1. Interpretive Centre / Hudson’s Bay Wetland Project
If you would like to be actively involved in this project, but aren’t listed in the first section, please let Clive know. Meeting Notes.

2. Robert Bateman in PG, Monday, 26 November
A note from Dave Leman: Robert Bateman, renowned Canadian artist/naturalist, will be at Direct Art (1650 Queensway Street; T: 250-561-7172; tomorrow (Monday) from 7-10 PM. He makes an annual appearance at Direct Art, and usually delivers a talk earlier on in the evening with illustrations pertaining to his art, travels, and some natural history-related observations or ponderings. Wine and cheese is normally offered by the folks at Direct Art.

3. (Reminder) Photographic Presentation: Kayaking Adventures in BC, Thursday, November 29, 7:00 pm, “Parks Building”, 4051-18th Avenue
Staffan Lindgren will present and discuss a series of photographs taken during his numerous kayaking trips and other events throughout the province.

4. (Location determined) Double Presentation: Thursday, December 13, 7:00 pm, “Parks Building”, 4051-18th Avenue
a. Dan Adamson, Community Forest Manager, will give a brief presentation on Mapping Prince George’s Natural Areas and Climate Change Impacts and
b. Mike Nash, well-known author and outdoorsman, will give a photographic presentation on the week he spent backpacking in the Niut Range as part of a BC Nature project.

5. Still more Snowy Owls
Two club members have reported seeing FOUR Snowy Owls between the Salmon Valley bridge on Highway 97 and the Welcome to PG sign. I saw a mere three there today, though one was an adult male — almost pure white, compared with the soot-striped immatures and females.

Clive Keen


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