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

  • Lethbridge Public Library 810 5 Avenue South Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0V2 Canada (map)

"Adventures in Nature" is presented by the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society as an opportunity for nature enthusiasts to be inspired by a local renowned naturalist through story-telling, photos, and videos. This inaugural event will help foster growth and development of local naturalists - encouraging outdoor pursuits and educating our community on the many benefits of connection with nature.

DogbaneBeetle - by Rick Andrews

With this event, we are pleased to feature local wildlife photographer Rick Andrews as he releases the DVD of his first film "Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley," a full length wildlife documentary that was shot in the Oldman River valley. Capturing the area’s wildlife in each of the four seasons, this film also includes both underwater and night footage that collectively provide unique sights that even frequent visitors to this river valley may not have seen before.

Before screening the film wildlife photographer and filmmaker Rick Andrews will share his journey in creating this wonderful film showcasing our wild neighbours in Lethbridge. Species such as Mule and White-tailed Deer, American Beavers, Coyotes, American White Pelicans, Great Blue Herons, nesting Great Horned Owls and reptiles such as Prairie Rattlesnakes and Bull Snakes are all included, along with underwater sequences featuring Wandering Garter Snakes fishing and Western Painted Turtles swimming. 

Porcupine by Rick Andrews

The film is 43 minutes in length and shot entirely within the City of Lethbridge corporate boundaries in high definition (HD).

After the film screening Rick will be available to respond to audience questions and provide an update on his most recent wildlife adventures. Be sure to check out Rick Andrews' website to get inspired by his amazing nature-based photography: 

Reserved seating is available for a nominal donation to the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society via this link: Previous screenings have "sold out" very quickly, therefore reserving your seat is highly recommended!

Pre-order your copy of the "Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley" DVD or DVD-Mac by completing the online order form via this link: 

Reserving your seat and pre-ordering your copy of the Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley is a great way to show your support of the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society. This event will provide an opportunity for the Society to increase support of the Outdoor Learning Classroom and Amphitheatre project at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. Any funds raised by this event will be used towards the project - thank you for your support!!