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September 26 - Wildlife Speaker Series

  • Date: September 26 2017
  • Location: City Hall (110 Laurier Ave West) Ottawa, Ontario
  • The City of Ottawa is hosting their next Wildlife Speaker Series from 7:00-9:00pm on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West) to celebrate National Forest Week and National Tree Day. We will be celebrating some of our country’s iconic trees and plants with the guest speaker, Ken Farr of the Canadian Forest Service.

    Wildlife Speaker Series jlever@cpaws.orgOttawa, Ontario

    October 7 - CPAWS-OV Art Exhibit - Featuring the Dumoine River

  • Date: October 07 2017
  • Location: Art Brulant and Impressions Shawville, Quebec
  • Join CPAWS-OV for a vernisage at Art Brûlant and Impressions in Shawville, Quebec for the opening of CPAWS-OV Art Exhibit - Featuring the Dumoine River. This event is free to the public.

    Stunning artwork created at the CPAWS-OV Dumoine River Art Camp will also be showcased and available for auction. In August, CPAWS-OV hosted the art camp, which brought together artists working in different mediums and from communities across Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The artists had an opportunity to explore the Dumoine River, create various works of art, share stories and become inspired by this magnificent landscape.

    The art will be displayed at Art Brûlant and Impressions from October 7-21. On Monday, October 23 it will be sold in a silent auction at our CPAWS Soirée – An evening with Robert Bateman and Ian Tamblyn.

    Proceeds from our CPAWS Soirée - An evening with Robert Bateman and Ian Tamblyn will support CPAWS-OV's wilderness conservation efforts including protecting Quebec's Dumoine, Noire and Coulonge rivers and securing legislated protection for Gatineau Park. Please see our profile or visit our website for more information on our organization: www.cpaws-ov-vo.org

     

    October 16 - Cafe Scientifique - Outdoor Education

  • Date: October 16 2017
  • Location: Fox and Feather Pub and Grill, 283 Elgin St. Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa, Ontario
  • Our Cafe Scientifique is an informal gathering of people to discuss current science, conservation and environmental issues that affect our communities. On the second Monday of each month, we will discuss a different topic related to biology, conservation, wilderness and our place in the environment.

    On October 16, 2017 we will discuss the importance of getting kids outside. Thanksgiving falls on the second Monday in October so we rescheduled the cafe to the following week.

    Our key speaker is Kathleen Tanner, is a certified teacher and outdoor education instructor with the Ottawa Carleton district school board (OCDSB). Kathleen has worked for the board for 5 years, exploring in nature and learning along with her students. She will give an overview of her experiences in outdoor education. She will tell the story of the Ottawa Carleton District School Board outdoor education centres, what happens there day to day, and discuss and the value of experiential nature based education.

    Our second speaker is Leah Viau, the CPAWS-OV Education Coordinator will discuss CPAWS-OV's growing education program.

    Meet at the Fox and the Feather Pub on Elgin st, Ottawa from 7:00-9:00pm, order a drink, grab a bite to eat and engage in discussion on the importance of outdoor education!

    For more information, to suggest a topic or learn more about this event please contact Jesse at jlever@cpaws.org.