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Saturday, March 17 and Sunday March 18, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Presqu'ile Provincial Park Waterfowl Weekend

World-class waterfowl viewing during the spring migration. Volunteer naturalists will help you view and identify over 25 different species of ducks, geese, and swans. Also check out displays and children’s activities in the Nature Centre. Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.

An Illustrated Presentation by

David Bree

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India has a billion people but manages to preserve nature through a series of extensive nature reserves. Tonight, journey along in an investigation of the birds, mammals and other wildlife in the conservation parks of NE India, travelling from desert to the Himalayas
Join Presqu’ile Park Naturalist David Bree who returns with another travelogue, where he will share his observations and photographs of nature and parks in North-Eastern India.

Also - our annual Silent Auction fundraiser

FRIDAY, February. 23, 2018

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. meeting starts 7:30 PM

COBOURG Public Library
200 Ontario Street, COBOURG, ON

All welcome – bring a friend!

A WBFN membership survey is being circulated with the January issue of the Curlew. There are several ways that members can submit their feedback. One option of a Survey Monkey link will be forwarded in the near future. Members are requested to submit their response before the close of the survey on Feb. 10, 2018.

Your executive will use the feedback from the survey to help prioritize future club activities.

The online survey will expire on February 11th; please fill it in as soon as possible; it will only take a few minutes.

If you would prefer a paper version of the survey, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we can send you a copy by email. There will also be paper copies available at the upcoming club meeting this Friday, January 26th.

Thanks for taking the time to fill this out!

Lake Ontario Fish Community Change

and the Restoration of Native Species

An Illustrated Presentation by Colin Lake

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Colin has worked in natural resource management for 25 years, specifically in fisheries and fish habitat management. He has held positions in the private sector in British Columbia (Pacific coast and central interior), in Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Northwest Territories), and in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Colin has been with the Lake Ontario Management Unit for approximately twelve years in various positions; his current role is Lead Planning Biologist.

FRIDAY, January 26th , 2018

Doors open at 7:00  meeting starts 7:30 PM

COBOURG Public Library

200 Ontario Street, COBOURG, ON

All welcome – bring a friend