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June 2017

Nature Nook at The Rooms

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Rooms provincial museum, 9 Bonaventure Ave
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5P9 Canada
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Sunday, June 18th, 1-4pm Explore our Province’s plants, animals, and wild spaces with Nature NL. In partnership with The Rooms, we offer hands-on sessions to interact with real specimens like seal pelts, skulls, whale baleen, antlers, moose fur, and a variety of rocks and minerals of our province. We have a library of books for kids and adults as well as puppets and stuffed toys for the little ones to play with. Ask our naturalists questions about our natural world…

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The Charlie Horwood Memorial Lady Slipper Walk

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MUN Vivarium Parking Lot, 306 Mt. Scio Rd.
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7 Canada
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  NatureNL has an annual short fieldtrip on Mount Scio to view the pink lady slipper orchids.  Initially this walk was led by Charlie Horwood, a long-time natural historian and a founding member of NatureNL.  Since his death, we have continued the traditional outing as the Charlie Horwood Memorial Lady Slipper Walk. While the re-growth and development of trails in the area have markedly reduced their numbers, we typically see several hundred blooms in the 75 minute easy walk. Due…

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Whale Festival at Cape Spear

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cape Spear, Blackhead Road
St. John's, NL Canada
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Come visit the Nature NL booth at the Whale Festival! See a giant Minke Whale skeleton and keep an eye out for whales with us. More details to come soon. To be held at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, Sunday June 25th 2017, 10am-4pm.

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August 2017

Nature Nook at The Rooms

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Rooms provincial museum, 9 Bonaventure Ave
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5P9 Canada
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Explore our Province’s plants, animals, and wild spaces with Nature NL. In partnership with The Rooms, we offer hands-on sessions to interact with real specimens like seal pelts, skulls, whale baleen, antlers, moose fur, and a variety of rocks and minerals of our province. We have a library of books for kids and adults as well as puppets and stuffed toys for the little ones to play with. Chat with our naturalists about our natural world and the wildlife of the…

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September 2017

Birds at Bidgood Park with Catherine & Alison

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Bidgood’s Park, Power's road
Goulds, NL A1S Canada
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Catherine Barrett and Alison Mews will lead a birding walk for Nature NL through Bidgood Park in The Goulds (St. John's) on Sunday September 17th 2017, 8am - approximately 930am. Join us for this fall birding walk with an experienced and engaging birder. We will meet at the Northwest corner of the park in the gravel parking lot on the left-hand side of Power’s road (from the turnoff on Backline Road). On the park map below, this is the secondary…

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Public talk: Marine Protected Areas with Rodolphe

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MUN Science Building, room SN 3042, 230 Elizabeth Avenue
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7 Canada
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Thursday September 21st 2017, 7:30-9pm in the MUN Science Building, *note room change* - room SN 3042 Multidisciplinary geographer and professor Rodolphe Devillers from Memorial University will discuss Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), in a talk titled "Canada aims to increase the protection of its waters by about 1000% in the next … two years! Want to know more?" Oceans and fisheries were the raison d’être of Newfoundland and Labrador and are still at the center of its culture and economy.…

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Nature NL Trivia Night

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bitters Pub and Restaurant, Field Hall, 216 Prince Philip Dr, St. John’s, A1B 3R5, 216 Prince Philip Dr
St. John's, NL A1B 3R5 Canada
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Nature NL is hosting a trivia night at Bitters Pub and Restaurant! Join us for an evening of friendly competition tackling trivia questions. (As we are an environmental organization there will be a few categories linked to nature.) When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Bitters Pub and Restaurant, Field Hall , 216 Prince Philip Dr, St. John's, A1B 3R5 Cost: $10 per team (4 persons per team) Prize: $40 value prize to the winning…

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October 2017

Nature Nook volunteer lunch & training

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Rooms provincial museum, 9 Bonaventure Ave
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5P9 Canada
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On Sunday October 15th 2017, 11am-12:30pm, we'll be having a lunch and interpretive session for our current and future Nature Nook at The Rooms volunteers. This is a great chance to learn more about the specimens and materials we work with, meet other volunteers, and learn how the program works. Take your wildlife interpretation game to the next level! Please come along if you are interested in volunteering with the Nature Nook program in the future. Lunch will be provided.…

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Nature Nook at The Rooms

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Rooms provincial museum, 9 Bonaventure Ave
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5P9 Canada
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Sunday October 15th, 1-4pm Explore our Province’s plants, animals, and wild spaces with Nature NL. In partnership with The Rooms, we offer hands-on sessions to interact with real specimens like seal pelts, skulls, whale baleen, antlers, moose fur, and a variety of rocks and minerals of our province. We have a library of books for kids and adults as well as puppets and stuffed toys for the little ones to play with. Ask our naturalists questions about our natural world…

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Nature NL public talk – Luise Hermanutz

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:30pm – 9pm with Luise Hermanutz of MUN Biology. Room SN 2025, Science Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's. Taking actions to stop extinctions - Restoring a biodiversity hotspot on the island of Newfoundland There are 24 documented extirpations/extinctions in Canada, and based on some recent reports, we can expect more. We need to take action to stop and reverse the loss of our wild species and habitats. But how? The Limestone Barrens on the…

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Upcoming Events

  1. Nature NL public talk – Luise Hermanutz

    October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Nature NL public talk – Todd Boland – The Brazilian Pantanal

    November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Nature NL lecture: January 2018

    January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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