Travel Adventures: Discover the Edge of the World - Haida Gwaii with Deb & Ken Kellett
Jan
22
2:00 PM14:00

Travel Adventures: Discover the Edge of the World - Haida Gwaii with Deb & Ken Kellett

Join Ken and Deb Kellett as they recount their time on Graham Island (Haida Gwaii) for 6 weeks in summer of 2018. Discover the magic of the inter-tidal zone of the islands; learn about the cultural significance of totem poles found throughout the area; and meet the eagles and deer inhabitants.

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Travel Adventures: Cape to Cape, 52 days at sea on Europa with John Nightingale
Feb
8
2:00 PM14:00

Travel Adventures: Cape to Cape, 52 days at sea on Europa with John Nightingale

Find out what life is like on board Europa, a 56m tall sailing ship, in the vast and unpredictable Southern Ocean toward Antarctica and beyond! John Nightingale spent 52 days at sea, departing from Ushuaia, Argentina sailing through the Beagle Channel, negotiating the infamous Drake Passage en route to the Antarctic Peninsula. Finally crossing the southern Atlantic Ocean, via South Georgia and Tristan Da Cunah to Cape Town, South Africa. 

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Travel Adventures: Sea Wolves of British Columbia with Rick Andrews
Mar
8
2:00 PM14:00

Travel Adventures: Sea Wolves of British Columbia with Rick Andrews

The coastal or sea wolves of British Columbia are a genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf that live on the windswept islands of the west coast archipelago, where they obtain much of their diet directly from the sea. In the summer of 2018, local wildlife photographer and filmmaker Rick Andrews filmed some of these sea wolves, which he will now share in two short documentary films.

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Coulee Clean-Up
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Coulee Clean-Up

  • 10 St W Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4S7 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join members of the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society for a drop-in Coulee Clean-Up along 10 Street West (the road to Popson Park and Cottonwood Park)! Help us remove garbage and debris from this natural area while we scramble through a beautiful area of Lethbridge.

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Adventures in Nature: Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley with Rick Andrews
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Adventures in Nature: Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley with Rick Andrews

Join us for the DVD release of the Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley documentary by Rick Andrews! We will be screening the film, hosting a question and answer discussion, and officially releasing the DVD of this fantastic film so you can enjoy it from home with friends and family.  The release event will help increase support of the Society and will raise awareness on an important project we are currently fundraising for: the Outdoor Learning Classroom at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre! 

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Living with Snakes at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort Restaurant
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Living with Snakes at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort Restaurant

  • Paradise Canyon Golf Resort Restaurant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society and the Paradise Canyon Home Owners Association on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 from 7pm – 8pm at the Paradise Canyon Golf Resort Restaurant for a Snake Safety presentation.

Lethbridge’s unique coulee location puts us right in the heart of snake country! One coulee dweller who might concern us is the rattlesnake!  Rattlesnakes are out and about - this session will offer excellent information about our slithering neighbours, as well as give tips and tricks for co-existing in peace. 

Everyone is welcome to attend! Donations are greatly appreciated to support the work of the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society.

Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society guest speaker Ken Moore, UofL Alumnus ’88 & local naturalist specializing in snakes will share some important information to help you feel more comfortable living with our wild neighbours.

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The Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society is a registered Canadian charity that supports Lethbridge's Nature Centre to foster a community of environmentally responsible citizens through interactive experiences that connect people closer to nature. Find out more at:
www.NatureCentre.ca

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Snake Safety at UofL
May
16
12:00 PM12:00

Snake Safety at UofL

Join the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society and the University of Lethbridge's Health & Wellness team on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 from 12 pm – 1pm in L1114 for a Snake Safety presentation.

The University of Lethbridge’s unique coulee location puts us right in the heart of things and we often enjoy wildlife on campus. One coulee dweller who might concern us is the rattlesnake!

Rattlesnakes are out and about - this session will offer excellent information about our slithering neighbours, as well as give tips and tricks for co-existing in peace. 

Bring your lunch and join us for this session! Everyone is welcome to attend! 

Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society guest speaker Ken Moore, UofL Alumnus ’88 & local naturalist specializing in snakes will share some important information to help you feel more comfortable living with our wild neighbours.

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Travel Adventures: Mexico - Marvelous Monarch Migration with Joan & Mark Wierzba
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Travel Adventures: Mexico - Marvelous Monarch Migration with Joan & Mark Wierzba

Travel Adventures is an ongoing series presented by the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society where local world travelers share their adventures with photographs that will help you discover the plants, animals, and people of places you’ve always dreamed of exploring! The next Travel Adventure presentation will be:

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"Mexico: Marvelous Monarch Migration" with Joan & Mark Wierzba
Friday May 4 at 2pm
in Helen Schuler Nature Centre Community Room

Join us to hear from local travelers Joan & Mark Wierzba to hear about their recent trip to Mexico to visit three Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries! This presentation will provide a great overview of how to get to Mexico on a budget, how to leverage the local tourist circuit to get to/from the Monarch sanctuaries, what to bring, and when the best time to visit in order to see millions of monarch butterflies. 

Everyone is welcome to attend! Admission is by donation. All funds raised will support the Helen Schuler Nature Centre and nature interpretation in Lethbridge.

For more information about the Friends of Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society, to make a donation, or to purchase your annual membership please visit www.NatureCentre.ca

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Coulee Clean-Up
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Coulee Clean-Up

  • 10 St W Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4S8 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Join members of the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society for a drop-in Coulee Clean-Up along 10 Street West (the road to Popson Park and Cottonwood Park)! Help us remove garbage and debris from this natural area while we scramble through a beautiful area of Lethbridge.

This is a great opportunity to connect with other naturalists, explore a site, and enjoy the wildflowers and wildlife sightings! 

Wear sturdy footwear, dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, and bring a friend! Meet at 10 St West & University Drive for supplies (bags and gloves) and orientation at 7pm on Wednesday May 2 at 7pm. Hope to see everyone there! 

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Annual General Meeting
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society will be held at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre on Monday March 19 at 7:00 pm for the purpose of:

  • Review of the activities of the Society
  • Review of the audited financial position of the Society
  • Election of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer (or Secretary/Treasurer) and Director
  • Appointment of two auditors, and
  • Transacting such further and other business as may properly come before the meeting

Help us plan by letting us know if you plan to attend the Annual General Meeting on Monday March 19! 

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