PG Naturalists Club Events and Notes, 3 September 2015


Coming Club Events

1. Presentation by Kees Visser, BC Nature President, Monday, September 14, 7:00 pm, College of New Caledonia. Room 1-723 
We are delighted to announce that the President of our parent organization will visit Prince George and give a presentation entitled Geology, Rocks and Times, Drilling, LNG & More. He will also speak briefly about BC Nature, and the Club’s role in hosting the BC Nature 2016 Fall General Meeting.

2. Team Presentation on the Galapagos Islands, Thursday, October 15, 7:00 pm, The Exploration Place
Nineteen Prince Georgians visited the magic islands this August, and a team of them will share their experiences of this paradise for naturalists.  Below: a land iguana, one of the many extraordinary Galapagos inhabitants seen during the group’s visit.

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3. Presentation on Wildlife Photography, Thursday, November 19, 7:00 pm, The Exploration Place
At the Club’s Show and Tell on May 21, Jeff Dyck gave a tantalizing view of the equipment he uses for wildlife photography. He has now agreed to return to give a full presentation on wildlife photography, which promises to be richly illustrated.Club Notes

1. Mugaha Marsh Bird Banding, 2015
Between July 19 and August 31, 2,589 birds, of some 60 species, were banded at the station near Mackenzie. Details, with some photographs, are available on request from pgnaturalists@hotmail.ca

2. Robson Bird Blitz, May 2015
An Excel spreadsheet giving the results of the blitz is available on request from pgnaturalists@hotmail.ca. A UNBC student has been working on an analysis of the sightings over the last 27 years, and will no doubt give Club members some surprises at a future presentation.

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