Monday. April 24, 2017
Neil Dawson (right) is pictured with fellow biologist
and club program chair Gerry Racey (left)
following his presentation on THE WOLVERINE-
Ontario's Wilderness Weasel. The talk thoroughly
covered all aspects of the biology, ecology, and even
common misconceptions of the iconic mammal.
The lively Q&A period was testament to the considerable
interest emanating from Neil's talk; many thanks Neil.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Dr. Rob Mackereth (center), is pictured following his presentation
on methyl mercury dynamics and the ramifications on fish
and other populations. Connie Hartviksen thanked Dr. Mackereth
and spoke of her concerns from the vantage point of the Dog
River Mattawin forest, and club program director Gerry Racey
introduced our guest to a packed house.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Annual Dinner Meeting-Current River Community Centre
Dr. Phil Fralick of Lakehead University presented to an
appreciative audience of about 120 on the development of the world
atmosphere in geologic time with correlation to rock formations in our area.
He is pictured with TBFN President Bruce Thacker (left) and TBFN board
member Sandy Barro, who thanked Dr Fralick and presented the print
of Thunder Cape Bird Observatory shown here as a token of the club's
appreciation. An enjoyable evening was had by all.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Dr. Len Hutchison is pictured with Dr. Linda Rintamaki
following his presentation on Truffles and Truffle-Like Fungi
Monday, October 24, 2016
Four (count them!)presenters tonight: Gary Davies on
Nature Conservancy of Canada, Mallory Vanier
on Ontario Nature's Reptile and Amphibian Atlas,
Anirudh Shahi on the ON Youth Summit and Council
in Orillia, and Emily Kerton (Senior Scientist at Science North)
on the Northern Nature Trading program (does not include the
beauty she is holding): Science North in partnership with our
host, Mary JL Black Library.
Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
Kathy Sakamoto on the impact of sea lamprey control on the ecosystem of the Black Sturgeon river
Dr. Ashley Thomson on the Species at Risk and Invasive Species Handbook of Resolute FP
Dr. Thomson (centre left) and Kathy Sakamoto (centre right) are pictured with Bruce Thacker and Connie Hartviksen (who thanked our guest speakers). Thanks to all.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Jim Bailey and Jean Hall-Armstrong -
Lake Superior North Shore Remedial Action Plan (RAPS) initiatives
Jim Bailey (above) with an important topic for TBFN members.
Co-presenter Jean Hall-Armstrong (below), vitally interested in clean water, seen here in Alaskan paradise.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Christine Drake -
Pukaskwa National Park - A Wilderness Sustained on Lake Superior
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Current River Community Centre
Annual Dinner Meeting with Deanna Ford -
Bird Collisions and the Fatal Light Awareness Program
David Legge with Deanna Ford
Monday, November 28, 2015
Dr.Stephen Hecnar -
An Introduction to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Northwestern Ontario
Steve Hecnar (L) is thanked by Walt Kuch (R)
Monday, October 24, 2015
Greg Brumpton and Bill Addison-
Meteor Showers: the Worst Day in Thunder Bay's History
Greg Brumpton (L) holding specimen and Bill Addison (R)
Monday, September 28, 2015
Dr. Allan Gilbert -
The history and activities of Thunder Cape Bird Observatory
Allan taking a break from TCBO and birding with another beloved creature.