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Ongoing: In Case You Missed it Mondays - USC-Canada news roundup
Friends of Urban Agriculture London

Tues. Jan.15, 2019, 7pm. Ducks in London
Tues. Jan 22, 7pm. Thames River Present and Future.
Tues. Jan 29, 7pm. Groundhogs and Hibernation
Tues. Feb. 5, 7pm. Celestial events and the night sky in London
Tues. Feb 12, 7pm. London's Urban Forest
Tues. Feb 19, 7pm. Woodland Restoration ... from the Ground Up





 

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In Case You Missed It Mondays

Each week, USC-Canada posts In Case You Missed It Mondays, news from many sources and aspects of agriculture and food production. 

Check for this regularly.  Hey, just check USC's site. There's so much, and so much positive ... meaning so many people and communities doing something positive and productive, thoughtful, activist ...

Start with USC-Canada's website, then drop down Resources to come to News.

We're keeping this on top of events and news because ICYMI Monday is always new news and events. 

 

 

 

 

Friends of Urban Agriculture London

Always a good place to check out ... citizens coming together to move the agenda of urban agriculture forward through raising awareness, engaging & empowering citizens, advocating for policy change and organizing specific events and actions. Check the facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1727673107521520/

 

Ducks in London ... Part 1 of Nature London's free series of talks

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

Raeanne Muir, a long-time volunteer with Ducks Unlimited will describe the excellent work done by that organization in preserving wetlands, an important environmental asset. Raeanne will also highlight the many species of ducks we can observe in the London area.

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

The Thames River: Its Present and Future ... Part 2 of Nature London's free series of talks

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

London’s Thames River, winding throughout the city, has had its ebbs and flows. Upper Thames River Conservation Authority’s General Manager, Ian Wilcox, will describethe health, care, and future opportunities of the Thames.

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

Groundhog Day: The History, Culture, and Biology of Hibernation ... Part 3 of Nature London's free series

Tuesday, January 129, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

Folklore and fact about groundhogs and other hibernators. Come and find out what makes Wiarton Willie and Punxsutawney Phil tick and hear all about their biology. Alan MacEachern of Western's History Department and Jim Staples of the Biology Department present.

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

Celestial Events and the Night Skies over London ... Part 4 of Nature London's free series of talks

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

Astrophotographer Ryan Fraser will return to Nature in the City to take us on a trip to the stars. Ryan will also show us how to capture the experience through photography. Will he manage to “eclipse” the popularity of his last talk? Come and find out!

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

London's Urban Forest ... Part 5 of Nature London's free series of talks

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

Sara Rowland, Urban Forestry Planner for the City of London, will take us out on a limb to learn about the urban forest. With a focus on climate change, Sara will consider what measures need to be employed to ensure our future City remains “liveable”. While in the midst of winter, we will reflect on assisted migration and warm afternoons enjoying the shade from the canopy of London’s trees - a treasure we need to nourish and protect.

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

Woodland Restoration from the Ground Up ... Part 6 of Nature London's free series of talks

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas Street

Will future generations value our natural spaces as much as we do? What can the Garden Club of London’s Woodland Restoration Project teach us about the legacy we leave behind in nature? Roseann McKay describes a memorable journey of self education, conservation, and stewardship.

Series presented by Nature London (www.naturelondon.com) and the London Public Library. "The mission of Nature in the City is to contribute to the preservation and enjoyment of nature. Let's do this together by sharing information and stimulating an interest in the natural world around us."

 

 

 

 

 

 

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