Tuesday 25 October 2016

EcoSask News, October 25, 2016

White-winged crossbill

Upcoming Events
Native Plant Workshop, Oct. 25 (Regina) 
Natural Urban Landscape is hosting a native plant workshop and seed giveaway at 6 pm, Oct. 25, in Regina.

Challenges of Multiple Species Management, Oct. 26 (SK)
Samantha Fischer will talk about the Challenges of multiple species management: Effects of cattle grazing and resting rangeland on songbird abundance in the mixed-grass prairie at 7:30 pm, Oct. 26, at Val Marie. The presentation is part of PCAP-SK’s Native Prairie Speaker Series.

Trevor Herriot Book Launch, Oct. 27 (Regina)
Trevor Herriot is launching his latest book, Towards a Prairie Atonement, from 7-9 pm, Oct. 27, at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina.

For more book suggestions, check our list of Saskatchewan nature and environment books.

Big, Flat & Beautiful, Oct. 26-Nov. 24 (Saskatoon)
A. Elizabeth Muirhead offers an unapologetic ode to the prairies in her fibre art exhibit in The Gallery, Frances Morrison Library, Oct. 26-Nov. 24.

Hallowe’en at the Creek, Oct. 29 (Saskatoon)
Take in a special Hallowe’en celebration at Beaver Creek Conservation area from 6-11:30 pm, Oct. 29.

Pet a Porcupine, Oct. 30 (Saskatoon) 
Pet Georgia, a friendly North American porcupine, from 1-2 pm, Oct. 30, at Wild Birds Unlimited.

Saskatchewan’s Hydro Option, Nov. 2 (Saskatoon)
Naomi Christianen, Canada West Foundation, will discuss Saskatchewan’s hydro option at the Nov. 2 meeting of the SK Energy Management Task Force.

Fence Marking at Grasslands, Nov. 7-9 (SK)
Grasslands National Park is looking for volunteers to attach markers along the fence line from Nov. 7-9. Contact Danielle.Grant@pc.gc.ca for additional information.

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