Fascinating Freshwater Mussels

Fascinating Freshwater Mussels

November Indoor Meeting:  Non-raptor bird species need our help too and Fascinating Freshwater Mussels. At the last indoor meeting of 2017, we learned that sick or injured songbirds and waterfowl will soon benefit from a local non-raptor species rehabilitation clinic being constructed by Erica DiMuzio. To offer our support, Mike Kent, on behalf of LWI, presented Erica with a donation of $1,000.00. I was really inspired by Erica’s passion for helping wildlife in such a direct way. Best of luck with your new centre, Erica! LWI wrapped up its 2017 line-up of indoor presentations with guest speaker, Erin Carroll, Manager of Biology…
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Why Mussels Are Important

Why Mussels Are Important

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Social gathering to start at 7:00 pm. Join other members for refreshments. Presentations will begin at 7:30 pm. How long can a mussel live? How many species of mussels have been found in the Sydenham River? How many are species at risk? Erin Carroll, manager of biology with the St. Clair Conservation Authority, will explain the significance of mussels. They aren’t just clams.
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Photographic Owl Prowl with Dave Bourne

Photographic Owl Prowl with Dave Bourne

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Social gathering to start at 7:00 pm. Join other members for refreshments. Presentations will begin at 7:30 pm. Dave Bourne, a local wildlife and nature photographer, has travelled across the continent to gather photographic evidence of most of the owl species that can be found in North America. Dave will take us on a photographic owl prowl, giving us a glimpse into the world of North American owls.
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Annual General Meeting and Banquet, April 8th, 2017

Annual General Meeting and Banquet, April 8th, 2017

The business meeting and general elections are at 4:30 pm. The bucket draw opens at 5:00pm. If people wish to bring items to donate to the bucket draw, they can bring them to the dinner. Bucket draw items can be nature related or something in nearly new condition. Popular past items are books, re-gifted items and sometimes experiences (such as dessert and a travel talk). The banquet dinner will start at 6:00 pm. We will have chicken breast this year and dessert is homemade pie. A meritorious service award will be presented after dinner. The bucket draw winners are also…
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Our Urban Forest

Our Urban Forest

This monthly presentation begins with a social gathering starting at 7pm. Come and get to know other Lambton Wildlife members and enjoy some refreshments. Our speaker tonight is one of our own, Justin Nicol. Justin is a board member of Lambton Wildlife, the owner of Nature’s Way Nurseries and a local horticulturalist who loves trees. During this presentation you will have the opportunity to learn about our cities’ and towns’ hardest working entities, trees, yes that right! This presentation will cover the benefits that trees in towns and cities have, as well as the challenges they face day to day.…
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NTARP’s Canatara Bird Banding Results

NTARP’s Canatara Bird Banding Results

Carl Pascoe and Rachel Powless recently spoke as our November guest speakers. Carl is a Master Bander and NTARP's Research Director, while Rachel is a Bird Bander and the President of NTARP (Native Territories Avian Research Project). Below are excerpts from their 2016 Spring Migration Banding report that was written and sent to the City of Sarnia Parks Department and Lambton Wildlife Inc. Profound thanks to the City of Sarnia Parks Department, Lambton Wildlife Inc., especially Larry Cornelis for the opportunity to band birds at Canatara Park. Our success could not have been accomplished without the outpouring of Lambton Wildlife…
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Meet You There

Meet You There

At Indoor Meetings, starting about 7:00 p.m., Lambton Wildlife has decided to begin each indoor meeting with a social time to give people the chance to visit with friends and to say hello to fellow Lambton Wildlife members. To make your time even more pleasurable, cookies and juice will also be served for your enjoyment.  This is a great chance to talk with old friends, to make new ones, and to greet new members to the club and make them feel welcome. Come early and meet someone new and talk about nature. Please come out and enjoy the social time…
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Why Do We Care?

Why Do We Care?

Felicia Syer Nicol introduced Dr. Jenny McCune of Carlton University. Jenny’s doctoral work at the University of Guelph involved the use of computer models to predict rare plant species occurrences despite such factors as significant landscape fragmentation, unsuitability of habitat, proximity of forest habitat, and distance from the nearest known population. Humans pose the most serious threats through residential and commercial development, recreational activities, pesticide use, etc.. (more…)
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Join Us Tonight For Our 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Join Us Tonight For Our 50th Anniversary Celebration!

It's finally here - Our 50th Anniversary event! And you are all invited to join us tonight, at 7 pm, at the Sarnia Public Library Theatre for a free evening event featuring the newly released nature film 'Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees'. The entire evening is free to all Lambton Wildlife members and the general public. Come and enjoy this beautiful film and get the chance to win a door prize! Celebratory cake and refreshments will be offered at the end of the evening for all to enjoy. We hope to see you there! Bring your…
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