Thanks to Cristina Scaini for the information. Posted by Denise Deby.
Happy Anniversary, CPAWS-Ottawa Valley!
For 45 years now, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)’s Ottawa Valley chapter has been working to protect biodiversity and land in our region.
They’ve sent in this information on their upcoming celebration:
TWO DYNAMIC, ENGAGING SPEAKERS. ONE GREAT EVENING FOR NATURE LOVERS!
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear two terrific conservation biologists share their insights into the importance of the Ottawa Valley for North America’s boreal songbirds.
Come and get inspired by these big-thinking speakers, see old friends and meet new ones!
This event will be followed by a free reception celebrating 45 years of conservation by CPAWS’ Ottawa-Valley chapter, including nibblies, cash bar and door prizes.
Location: Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Paid parking, easy access by OC Transpo (Laurier Station)
Time: Doors open: 6:30 PM; Lecture: 7 PM
Tickets: $15 Seating is limited.”
The speakers are Michael Runtz, a naturalist, nature photographer, natural history author and “superteacher,” and Dr. Jeff Wells, bird expert, conservation biologist and science and policy director for the Boreal Songbird Initiative.
You can find more information and purchase tickets here.