Speaker Series

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The Friends are thrilled to announce that our Speaker Series will be back! Produced in partnership with the University of Calgary Palliser Club, this year we will once again have three speakers. All presentations will be help at the University of Calgary at 7:00pm.
Megan Evans
Thurs, January 25, 2018 (UofC room to be confirmed)
 The Buzz About Native Bees
The Buzz about Native Bees in Southern Alberta. Did you know there are over 300 species of native bees in Alberta? Come learn all about the different bees, how and where they live and what you can do to help promote native bees in your own backyard.
Max Koether
Thurs, February 15, 2018 (UofC room to be confirmed)
The caves of the Kananaksis
Intro coming soon!
Nikki Heim
Thurs, March 15, 2018 (UofC room to be confirmed)
Wolverine Populations in South-Central Alberta
Mammalian Ecologist, Nikki Heim researches aspects of the Rockies ecosystem that drives where carnivores occur and explores the complex relationships among them. Nikki's recent work has specifically focused on wolverine occupancy, distribution, and behaviour related to human land-use activities and natural habitat variables. Join us as she reveals when the fierce wolverine meet its match, providing a glimpse into factors influencing a declining population in Kananaskis Country.