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Nottawasaga Gems

This talk by our very own Headwaters Nature member Ian Ockenden will inspire you to go out and explore natural areas within the Nottawasaga Watershed. This is our final speakers night of the season. At the meeting you will also be informed of some of the field trips that are coming up in the next few weeks. Looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday April 25th, 2023!    

Dr. Sherri Cox and the National Wildlife Centre

Dr. Sherri Cox is a wildlife veterinarian who works with sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife in Canada. She helps train current and future wildlife rehabilitators and veterinarians interested in wildlife medicine. From minimizing stress to providing enrichment, the welfare of native wildlife in wildlife rehabilitation settings is of the utmost importance. Dr. Cox is an executive officer of the National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association and currently is the medical director of the National Wildlife Centre. She is an adjunct professor and teaches wildlife rehabilitation at the University of Guelph. National Wildlife Centre Wildlife Rescue: A Cry in the Wild Article Relocating polar bears: A first in Ontario Check out this interview article, Healing Power, in the current issue of In the Hills magazine where Dr. Cox talks about her work and her plans to create a major wildlife rehabilitation centre in Caledon.  

Fighting Phragmites and Wetland Restoration: presented by Jessica Whyte

Fighting Phragmites and Wetland Restoration An illustrated talk by Jessica Whyte 7:00 – 9:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Orangeville and District Senior Centre, 26 Bythia St., Orangeville Jessica is with Ducks Unlimited Canada where she evaluates and facilitates projects involving habitat restoration. Earlier in her career Jessica has been involved in studying the eutrophication of Lake Simcoe, worked in biotech, conducting species at risk surveys and has run her own GIS consulting business. Her fond love of nature will be evident as she introduces us to ways we can make our environments biologically rich and resilient. Free admission Everyone welcome Refreshments Provided — (bring your own mug)