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February 2017

Air, Land, & Sea: Grad Student Research Talks

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MUN Science Building, Room SN 2067, 230 Elizabeth Avenue
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7 Canada
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Continuing the popular tradition of having graduate students from Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) share their research with us at Nature Newfoundland and Labrador, we’ll hear from three passionate science graduate researchers about their work on creatures of the air, land, and sea.   Air: Leanne Guzzwell, M.Sc. candidate, will discuss her research on the breeding patterns and sometimes puzzling behaviours of Northern Gannets of Cape St. Mary’s.   Land: Quinn Webber, Ph.D. candidate, will tell us about the social…

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Postponed: Winter tracking walk 2017

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Postponed to Sat Feb 18th! A winter walk in the country with members of Nature Newfoundland and Labrador. Traditionally, Nature NL annually leads a winter field trip on snowshoes--when conditions are suitable. This year, we plan a trip to practice our ability to identify animals by their tracks (mammals and birds) and trees and shrubs by their leaf-bud patterns using keys and guides. When:  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10 AM Meet:  Parking area off Old Broad Cove Road about…

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March 2017

Annual General Meeting and Members’ Slideshow

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MUN Science Building, Room SN 2067, 230 Elizabeth Avenue
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7 Canada
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  Our Annual General Meeting: There will be brief reports from the Board on our activities over the past year, as well as nominations and elections to our board. Our Members’/Friends' Photoshow:  Bring a handful (~5 – 15) of your favorite photos to share with us, preferably as a powerpoint presentation on a flash drive. For further information please contact naturenl@naturenl.ca Volunteering .  We need your help. Please consider volunteering some of your time and skills to share the work of our…

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April 2017

Nature NL April Public Lecture: Muskrat Falls  and Methylmercury

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MUN Science Building, Room SN 2067, 230 Elizabeth Avenue
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7 Canada
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Speaker: Trevor Bell, Memorial University For Nunatsiavut, the downstream impacts of the Muskrat Falls project on their people and homeland are potentially too devastating to leave to chance, or to Nalcor’s speculative calculations. To address this uncertainty, Nunatsiavut initiated the Lake Melville: Our Environment, Our Health project. They assembled a team of independent researchers from Memorial University, the University of Manitoba, and Harvard University to carry out a detailed study of Lake Melville estuary, and most notably the downstream fate…

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Earth Day at the Fluvarium

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Nature NL for fun activities at The Fluvarium for the Earth Day fair. We'll be there, along with many other local environmental groups, talking about the environment and ways you can help.   https://www.evensi.ca/earth-day-fair-2017-the-fluvarium/201186861

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