Nature Newfoundland and Labrador January Public Lecture at The Rooms
New perspectives on the Ediacaran Mistaken Point biota of Newfoundland: Palaeobiology, palaeoecology and geoconservation of a candidate UNESCO World Heritage Site
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at The Rooms
No admission fee
Did you know that one of the oldest complex fossils in the world was found here on the Bonavista Peninsula in 2008? Memorial University’s Dr. Duncan McIlroy and University of Oxford’s Jack Matthews will tell you about this approximately 560 million year-old amazing find and take you to the Connections Gallery to see the actual ancient specimen. They will also talk about their exciting new insights into how this group of organisms lived, when they evolved and why they went extinct.
Nature Newfoundland and Labrador February Workshop
Winter Gull Watching at Quidi Vidi Lake
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 am, at Quidi Vidi Lake
Did you know that Quidi Vidi Lake is internationally known for gull watching? The abundance and diversity of gulls attracts birdwatchers from all over the world.
Nature NL will be hosting a winter gulls workshop with bird expert Jared Clarke at Quidi Vidi Lake Learn to identify the many species of gulls that hang out St. John’s in the winter. Bring binoculars if you have them, if not we will have a few extra pairs to lend.
We will meet at the far end of the Dominion grocery store parking lot (the northeast end of the parking lot, closest to the Lake. The Dominion is at 20 Lake Avenue next to Quidi Vidi Lake. Meet at the bright yellow car. Please dress for the weather. Hope to see you there!”