Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek through Canada’s National Parks – March 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek through Canada’s National Parks – March 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Science and Nature Speaker Series continues on March 16 at 7 pm at the Cornwall Public Library with a talk entitled, “Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek Through Canada’s National Parks”.

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In her talk, Dr. Briar Howes, from Parks Canada, will take you across the country to some of Canada’s most treasured places, and meet some of our most threatened species. Her presentation will visit a variety of national parks to see what Parks Canada staff are doing to help species at risk.  You will learn about interesting creatures great and small, from snails to bears!

Dr. Howes obtained a B.Sc. in Zoology at the University of Guelph, and completed her Ph.D. at Queen’s University, where her research investigated the five-lined skink, Eastern Canada’s only lizard!  She has traveled to far reaches of the world, and currently works at Parks Canada as a species at risk biologist.

Join Dr. Briar Howes at the Cornwall Public Library on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 pm.  Admission is free, however space is limited.  Please call the River Institute to reserve your seat 613-936-6620.

The Science and Nature Speaker Series is hosted by the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences and the Cornwall Public Library, and funded entirely by sponsorships and community donations.

Best Western Cornwall

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