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Tick Talk – Lyme Disease 101 with Dr. Anne Uings. Via Zoom only!

Thursday, January 25 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Important information for you to get first hand here: 

Absolute numbers of ticks are increasing, The percentage of ticks carrying Lyme is increasing. Ticks are being dispersed to new areas by mammals and migratory birds.  The percentage of ticks carrying serious Co-infections is increasing.  Learn more here. 

Via Zoom only. Access details will be shared in advance of the presentation date and will automatically be sent to all OSFN members via e-Herald (if you receive the e-Heralds, you don’t need to request the Zoom details!).

OSFN Indoor Meetings are normally held on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bayshore Community Centre, 1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound. There are no Indoor Meetings in July and August. Please see the individual event listings below for more details.

We invite speakers with a wide range of expertise from Grey/Bruce and other parts of the province. These evenings are open to the public. The auditorium is open by 6:30. The meeting gets under way at 7:00, and may include brief announcements by other organizations as well as OSFN club activities, club business, social time, nature sightings and reports.

The club also offers a full schedule of outdoor activities during the year. Through these outings, members learn more about the birds, plants, mammals and geology of this part of Ontario. We also keep a protective eye on our precious natural areas.