Meetings run From September to April with the exception of December and are normally on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History (NSMNH) in Halifax. They start at 7:30 and last about 2 hours. These meetings are open to the general public. We have one meeting that is out of Halifax and we try to have it in a different town each year and those special meetings will be listed here as well.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - Ally Manthorne - Chimney Swifts: Coming to a Chimney Near You
Ally will cover Chimney Swift biology, threats, and conservation challenges here in the Maritimes, as well as some of the monitoring and stewardship work that we do in NB and NS through Maritimes SwiftWatch. She will also provide a summary of our other “Swift and Swallow” surveys that we piloted last summer and what we’re planning for 2016.
As usual, refreshments will be available during and after the talk and is open to the general public.
Thursday April 28, 2016 - Ingrid Pollet - Storm-petrels
Ingrid Pollet was born and raised in France. She studied agronomy in Lyon and moved to Canada twenty years ago. She held several positions at the Canadian Wildlife Service in British Columbia, working with Yellow-Breasted Chats and American Dippers before going back to graduate school in 2009.
Tonight she will tell us about things she learned while studying Leach’s Storm-Petrels on Bon Portage Island over the last few years.
Annual Out-of-Town meeting - Dates and places to be announced
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - The Whimbrel Story - Julie Paquet