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Friday, November 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m. - Cobourg Public Library

Speaker: Dave Ireland, Managing Director, Centre of Discovery in Biodiversity, Royal Ontario Museum.
Topic: Bioblitzes. A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists and volunteers conduct an intensive field study over a continuous time period (e.g., usually 24 hours). Dave will discuss what can be learned from these events. He will also touch on the Environmental Visual Communications course offered at ROM by Sir Sandford Fleming College ( and Road Ecology.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. at Cobourg Community Centre, 750 D'Arcy Street.
Rick Beaver of Alderville First Nation is an internationally recognized artist and biologist with a passion for the Black Oak Savanna and the tall grass prairie habitat it provides. Rick's love of nature can be seen depicted through his spectacular artwork of which a small sample will be displayed and available for purchase.

This is a free, informal event. To learn more, visit, or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 1 to about 3 p.m.
Birds of a feather flock together at the Ganaraska Forest Centre during this event. Learn about birds of prey from around the world, with an in-depth focus on native species. With special guests from the Ontario Specialized Species Centre.
Pre-registration is required. Call 905-885-8173.
$15/adult and $8/child (8 – 16 years of age).

Sunday, November 8 - Outing to Rice Lake Conservation Area and Garden Hill Conservation Area.
Leader: Roger Frost: We will be looking for late migrants and early winter birds.

Meet at 8:30 a.m. in Port Hope at the Phillips Rd. car pool lot at Cty. Rd. 28 south of Hwy. 401 or at 9 a.m. at Rice Lake Conservation Area, Cavan Road east of Bewdley.