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Métis Plant Use at Lindsay Tract Trails

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Event
Métis Plant Use at Lindsay Tract Trails
When
Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00am - Noon - All Ages
Where
Lindsay Tract Trails (map)
Ferndale, Bruce Peninsula
Other Info
Learn about the Métis perspective of our relatives with roots, medicinal, dye and fibre plants plus the indigenous perspective on plant ecology.

Max. 15

Register: euphemiamcguire@gmail.com

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ANNUAL POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATION

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
ANNUAL POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATION
When
6:00pm - All Ages
Where
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (map)
865 1st Ave. West, Owen Sound (near the library)
Other Info
6PM SHARP Final meeting of the season.

ANNUAL POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATION
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 865 1st Ave. W, Owen Sound Bring your own plates, cutlery and cup or mug, and bring a food dish to share, along with serving utensils.

Followed by:
June 13, 7PM – Robert Bowles: Damsels and Dragons A former Grey County farm boy, Bob Bowles shares his in-depth knowledge and passion about damselflies and dragonflies plus the Ontario Master Naturalist Program.

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MEMBERS’ NIGHT: Brian Robin Coordinating

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
MEMBERS’ NIGHT: Brian Robin Coordinating
When
Thursday, May 9, 2019
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
A potpourri of OSFN members’ slides, displays, collections, art and compositions focusing on the natural world. A limit of 10 minutes of presentation time preferred.

Register your entry with Brian at robin.brian@gmail.com or 519 363 3204

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Celebrate Earth Day with Doug Larson's Songs and Stories of Nature and Ecology

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
Celebrate Earth Day with Doug Larson's Songs and Stories of Nature and Ecology
When
Saturday, April 20, 2019
2:00pm - All Ages
Where
MS Chi-Cheemaun (map)
1155 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound Harbour
Other Info
Details to be announced.

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Prairie Ecosystems with Nikki May

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
Prairie Ecosystems with Nikki May
When
Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
Nikki May will speak about the different kinds of prairie in North America and Ontario in particular, their extent, history and ecology. The talk will feature iconic fauna and flora and their role in the prairie ecology. Learn about species you can grow in your own back yard to attract butterflies and bees.

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Brian Robin presents: Nature Photography.

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
Brian Robin presents: Nature Photography.
When
Thursday, February 14, 2019
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
Armed with a camera, a desire to learn, and the ability to enjoy the underappreciated, Brian will take you on a lighthearted photographic tour of his favourite nature observations.

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Audrey Armstrong and Willy Waterton Bruce Trail: 856 kms of Discovery

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
Audrey Armstrong and Willy Waterton Bruce Trail: 856 kms of Discovery
When
Thursday, January 10, 2019
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
“This talk is based on our end to end hike, with references to science, geology and history all along the Niagara Escarpment with a healthy emphasis on our area. (i.e. black bears, rattlesnakes, ferns and a plane crash!).”

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John Reaume: Spiders of Eastern North America

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
John Reaume: Spiders of Eastern North America
When
Thursday, December 13, 2018
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
Spiders have a bad reputation but in reality these fascinating creatures are very valuable to us and have an amazing life history. Understanding more about spiders will make you appreciate them more - its true!

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Forest Health with Susan McGowan (MNRF)

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Susan and Ariel, BBD Plots (supplied photo)

Susan and Ariel, BBD Plots (supplied photo)

Event
Forest Health with Susan McGowan (MNRF)
When
Thursday, November 8, 2018
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
This presentation will include the latest information on forest health conditions in Ontario attained through the 2018 forest health field program delivered by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Hear first hand from our area forest health technician about the pests and diseases affecting Ontario Forests in 2018.

Susan McGowan (supplied photo)

Susan McGowan (supplied photo)

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The Cultural History of the Historic Saugeen Métis with Jenna McGuire

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Event
The Cultural History of the Historic Saugeen Métis with Jenna McGuire
When
Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library (map)
824 First Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4
Other Info
For over two centuries, the Historic Saugeen Métis have lived along the waters of Lake Huron. Join us to learn about their story featuring the local fur trade, maritime heritage, special local places and recent research into community artifacts as part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Piche Wampum Exchange. Jenna will bring examples of traditional Métis arts and crafts, historic artifact replicas and some traditional foods to try.

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