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.
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.
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.
Discover the magnificent Okavango Delta – an area sometimes known as “the Amazon of Africa”. Visit Planet Baobab, Nxai Pan, Chobe National Parks and more on a two week adventure that Joanna did in November 2018. She will also highlight conservation and management efforts to protect wildlife in this country.
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:
"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