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posted May 14, 2020, 4:42 PM by Action for Agriculture   [ updated May 14, 2020, 4:43 PM ]

Please see a list of some upcoming conservation related events this April. All of them are virtual and may provide some welcome social interaction for those of us isolated at home!  

 

Please recall that if you are aware of any upcoming events or information items that may interest this group, please send me the information and I will do my best to incorporate them into future emails.

 

Take care,

 

John

 


Prairie Conservation Action Plan’s Native Prairie Webinar Series | 12PM April 2, 2020

 

Every month, PCAP hosts a Native Prairie Speaker Series Webinar about species at risk or prairie conservation. The next webinar will be Dr. Erin Bayne from the University of Alberta at 12PM on April 2, 2020 (today!) with a presentation entitled How many birds will I kill in my lifetime directly vs indirectly: and what matters more? For more information please see the following link: https://www.pcap-sk.org/upcoming-events/pcap-speaker-series

 


Enhancing Canada Grasslands Town Hall | 830AM-4PM (MDT) April 7, 2020

 

If you are interested in grassland conservation, you may be interested in a virtual Town-Hall on enhancing Canada’s grasslands, hosted by Biological Carbon Canada. Please see the following link to the meeting if you would like to attend: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/enhancing-canada-grasslands-town-hall-tickets-98017018541?utm_term=eventurl_text

 

 


PHJV Policy Committee Webinar Series | 11AM CDT April 8, 2020

 

The next presentation in the PHJV’s monthly webinar series is Dr. John Pattison-Williams, PHJV Policy Committee Coordinator, who will be presenting on competing land-use interests for grasslands in Canada and the economics driving this change. This webinar will be hosted on Microsoft Teams and can be accessed using the following information: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 647-749-7011 Canada, Toronto (Toll) Conference ID: 508 679 258#.

 


Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research (IWWR) Research Roundup | 12PM CDT April 9, 2020

 

Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Research Roundup webinars highlight the ongoing conservation science research supported by IWWR and its application to conservation programs. This webinar will be comprised of two speaker presentations: Ryan Askren (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL) with a presentation entitled Using satellite transmitters to track migration and winter habitat use of greater white-fronted geese, and Dr. David Messmer (University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK), with a presentation entitled The role of climate variability in duck population ecology. This webinar will be hosted on Microsoft Teams and can be accessed using the following information: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 647-749-7011 Canada, Toronto (Toll) Conference ID: 910 779 176#.

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