Tuesday 26 July 2016

EcoSask News, July 26, 2016

Red-winged blackbird

Upcoming Events
Peregrine Falcons, July 26 (Saskatoon) 
You’re invited to meet Lynn Oliphant’s peregrine falcons on July 26. Meet at Wild Birds Unlimited at 6 pm.

Looking Ahead
Curbside Swap, Sept. 10 (Saskatoon) 
The City of Saskatoon is hosting a city-wide Curbside Swap on Sept. 10.

Birding & Canoe Trip, Sept. 16-18 (SK) 
Join SaskOutdoors for a weekend of birding and canoeing at Last Mountain Lake, Sept. 16-18.

A full list of upcoming events can be found on the EcoFriendly Sask Calendar 

Conifers and Catkin-Bearing Trees and Shrubs 
Conifers and Catkin-Bearing Trees and Shrubs of Saskatchewan is the fifth publication in a series highlighting native plants published by the Flora of Saskatchewan Association. Copies are available from Nature Saskatchewan.

Wascana Junior Naturalists (Regina)
Register now for the Wascana Junior Naturalist program for kids ages 9-13. Space is limited; register early to avoid disappointment.

In the News 
Five facts you need to know about skunks in your neighbourhood

Why turtles evolved to have shells (hint - it’s not for protection)

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