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Gardening & Nature

Put your Garden to Bed

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Mon, 2014/07/14 - 1:41pm
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fall garden chores really do pay off in the spring. 

Put your Garden to Bed

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Thu, 2014/07/10 - 4:18pm
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fall garden chores really do pay off in the spring. 

The excitement of the gardening season is over but that doesn’t mean you should stop gardening!  Important tasks such as deadheading, diseased plant removal, transplanting, winter protection and general garden cleanup will ensure a healthy garden next spring. 

Join Karin Davidson-Taylor and create your fall to do list to ensure you are a step ahead next spring.

Organic Gardening - Royal Botanical Gardens

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Thu, 2014/07/10 - 1:43pm
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Around the world, gardeners, farmers and ranchers are working the land in a more sustainable way

producing and distributing food and fiber. Discover how you can improve the quality of soil and variety of wildlife of your gardens without having to use harmful fertilizers or pesticides.

Dive in with Dolphins!

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:32pm
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Meet the residents of Dolphin Bay, the Texas State Aquariums dolphin exhibit! View two real time cameras of the dolphin's aquatic home, and participate in hands on activities.

Winter Speaker Series: Aga, an island Crow

Submitted by Kerby on Thu, 2014/01/16 - 11:11am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lessons in animal behaviour, conservation and history from the Marianas Islands.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Library
Presenter:  Jennifer Carpenter

Winter Speaker Series: Wildlife of the Waterton Park Front

Submitted by Kerby on Thu, 2014/01/16 - 11:01am
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
One of Canada's largest and most celebrated private land conservation efforts is a working landscape of more than 30,000 acres adjacent to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Library
Presenter:  Nature Conservancy

Winter Speaker Series: Butterflies and the Biosphere

Submitted by Kerby on Thu, 2014/01/16 - 10:55am
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Butterflies; what they can and cannot tell us about the state of our environment.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Library
Presenter:  John Acorn

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Enjoy stories and spectacular images showing a year in the life of nature, in this amazing landscape.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Library
Presenter:  Bette Beswick and Klaus Exner

Winter Speaker Series: Bull Trout and our Watershed

Submitted by Kerby on Thu, 2014/01/16 - 10:35am
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
How the integrity of the Oldman Watershed affects native fish species.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Public Library
Presenter:  Matthew Combs

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Coral reefs, Sharks, Turtles, Echinoderms, and sea squirts of the Indian Ocean.

Please also visit the Alberta Parks webpage and the Beauvais Lake webpage.

Host:  Pincher Creek Public Library
Presenter:  John Hancock