Speaker Series

Monthly presentations from naturalists, researchers and members

Every month from September through May, we invite a special guest to present on natural history, scientific research and travel topics. The Speaker Series Showcases are held at Cité des Rocheuses. Everyone is welcome to attend – the Speaker Series Showcases are free for Nature Calgary members and $5 for non-members (payable at the door). To suggest a speaker or topic please call John McFaul at 403-289-9517 or contact us.

 

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November 2019

Speaker Series – November 2019

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Reconnection Project The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary has been one of the Cities most ecologically important parks for nearly a century. Unfortunately, due to its age, some of the hydraulic structures that control the water level in the lagoon have passed their useful life and are putting the park’s lagoon at risk. In addition, as part of the Bend in the Bow review process, the concept of reconnecting the lagoon to the river was suggested to improve…

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January 2020

Speaker Series – January 2020

January 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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Please note that the January 2020 Speaker Series will be held on a Tuesday evening (January 14).   Butterflies of the Calgary Region A look into the identification and ecology of southern Alberta butterflies. Presenter: Dr. Ted Pike, he is the acting chair of the Biology Department at Ambrose University. Past Chair of the Entomological Society of Canada Endangered Species committee. Co-author of Alberta Butterflies.  

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February 2020

Speaker Series – February 2020

February 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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March 2020

Speaker Series – March 2020

March 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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Exploring Newfoundland In our new show, we will share our explorations of “The Rock.” This 45-minute multimedia presentation is a mix of vivid images, traditional music, and entertaining stories ... ... from colourful coastal villages, to whales playing in the surf, and the life of puffins through the summer. Our presentation starts with kayaking among icebergs, moves on to watching sea life and wildlife through the summer, and closes with helping young puffins find their way to sea. From the…

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April 2020

Speaker Series – April 2020

April 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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Birding Brazil The wonderful birds and birding opportunities of Brazil. Presenter: Edson Endrigo, he has been guiding birders all over the world for the last 16 years. Since 1995 he has been a professional bird photographer specializing in rare, threatened or poorly known species.

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May 2020

Speaker Series – May 2020

May 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Cité des Rocheuses, 4800 Richard Rd SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 Canada
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