Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

All Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. at the York Region Police Building Meeting Room (Baseline Road between McCowan and Civic Centre Road) unless noted otherwise.

  • Sun
    29
    Dec
    2013

    The Annual Count this year is an official Audubon Society and Bird Studies Canada Count. Call Paul Harpley to Register 905-722-8021. Coordinated by Paul and Debra Harpley.

  • Sun
    01
    Dec
    2013
    Tue
    31
    Dec
    2013

    Date and details to be announced.

  • Tue
    12
    Nov
    2013

    What is happening to our native bees and to the important Honey Bee? This is a subject of vital importance to us all. We will review the natural history of bees and explore the current status of them in Ontario and what we can do to help them now and in the future. Member researched and presentation evening.

  • Tue
    08
    Oct
    2013

    Ghost Cat of the high Himalayas. Adventurer and photographer Albert Wierenga will present on an expedition he was a member of, to visit the high country habitat of the elusive Snow Leopard. Don’t miss this must see presentation! Everyone welcome. There will be a small silent auction and baked goods for sale as in past years. Club members please donate few, but unique auction items. Club members reserve seats with $5.00 donation by September 20. Non-members $15 as space allows. The event this year will be at our regular meeting place, York Region Police Building Meeting Room (Baseline Road between McCowan and Civic Centre Road). Limited seating. Phone Carol 705-437-2993 or Mary 705-437-1262 for further information.

  • Tue
    10
    Sep
    2013

    Important earth building geologic features and subjects of ancient and modern human disasters. Also myth and stories of volcanoes are still little known. Even in the 19th and 20th Century volcanoes were the subject of literature and the news from Krakatoa to the Jules Verne book “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” to Mount St. Helens in our time, volcanoes continue to hold our imagination. Member researched and presentation evening.

  • Tue
    21
    May
    2013

    A club member review of these birds in Canada and around the World. Larks are passerine birds of the family Alaudidae. All species occur in the Old World, and in northern and eastern Australia. Only one, the Horned Lark, is native to North America. Habitats vary widely, but many species live in dry regions. Skylarks will be discussed on the west coast by Mary Pape with literary references.

  • Tue
    09
    Apr
    2013

    Members will gather for a special social evening of fun, conversation, camaraderie and cheer. We will again be fortunate to gather at the home of Dr. George and Joyce Burrows at their house. This is a Pot Luck food event. Please RSVP!

  • Tue
    09
    Apr
    2013

    Special Guest Presentation. Club members will enjoy this presentation by this non-profit wildlife hospital that specializes in providing medical and rehabilitation care to Ontario's native turtles. Once healed these turtles are released back into their natural habitat. KTTC also provides an outreach program to promote healthy turtle populations and stewardship. Presentation arranged by club member Mary Pape.

  • Tue
    12
    Mar
    2013

    Mammals, Fish and Herpetiles. Club members will research for presentations on these animal groups in Ontario, and studying ecological implications of their presence.

  • Tue
    12
    Feb
    2013

    A members’ presentation on Shrikes. These unique bird species in Southern Ontario; the endangered Loggerhead shrike in the and the Northern shrike in the winter are native species have amazing physical adaptations and exciting life histories.

    Club Annual Meeting & Club Executive elections: Nominations can be made for positions, but ask the nominee before the meeting.

  • Tue
    08
    Jan
    2013

    A members’ presentation on the controversial practice of fracking in the oil business. What is it? How does it work? Where is it used and what is its impact on the environment?