Waterloo Region Nature

c/o
The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists
317 Highland Road East, Kitchener Ontario  N2M 3W6

 

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Notice

The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, while retaining this title as its incorporated name,
will gradually transition to the use of Waterloo Region Nature as its day-to-day operating name.

 


Programs Coordinator - Genie Berger


 

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Monday, September 28, 2015

General Meeting

Knox Presbyterian Church
50 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario
Note: This is the new location for WRN/KWFN meetings
(Directions)

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

A Year in the Life of a Herper:
Reptiles and Amphibians of the Eastern Seaboard
by
Kyle Horner

 

 

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About the Presentation
From Spring in southern Ontario through Summer on Georgian Bay, to Fall in Illinois and Winter in sunny Florida, this presentation takes the form of a year-long journey down the eastern seaboard of North America in search of the region's most fascinating reptiles and amphibians. Accompanied by an array of unique photos, Kyle will share some natural history and some of his favourite stories from the road!  

About the Presenter
Kyle grew up on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, in the small town of Port Hope. For as long as he can remember he was always fascinated by nature and wildlife, something his parents encouraged. He spent his childhood sloshing through marshes, traipsing through the forest, and exploring the world of birds with the help of his father. He can proudly say that he has been bird watching since before he could walk!

When he headed off to the University of Guelph he met some crazy birders, and was introduced to a world he didn't even know existed. He was hooked! Many a weekend was spent running about the province, following reports and searching for rarities.

At the same time, he met a number of people deeply involved in reptiles and amphibians (herps, to those in the know!). These understated and oft-maligned creatures grabbed him like no other, and his love affair with them took off. At the end of his university career he bought a camera and became fascinated with wildlife photography, and has been pursuing it ever since.

 

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Monday, October 26, 2015

General Meeting

Knox Presbyterian Church
50 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario
Note: This is the new location for WRN/KWFN meetings
(Directions)

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

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Items for next year (October 2015 - May 2016) will be posted as they become available.

 

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General Information

Meetings are held from September to May, on the fourth Monday of the month with the exception of December when a special (social) meeting is scheduled.  If the fourth Monday is a holiday, the meeting is scheduled for the third or the fifth Monday.  Our meetings are free and visitors are always welcome.  A special presentation is usually a part of each regular meeting.

 

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Meeting Dates for 2015-2016

September 28 October 26 November 23 December 7
January 25 February 22 March 28 April 25
May 30      

 

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Location

All meetings are held at the
Wing 404 RCAFA Rotary Adult Centre
510 Dutton Drive
Waterloo, Ontario  N2J 4A8

 

Directions

Waterloo Region Nature, formerly known as Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, will commence its 2015-16 series of meetings at a new location - Knox Presbyterian Church Reception Hall, at the corner of Bridgeport Road West and Erb Street West in Waterloo, Ontario.  Details.


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Time

All regular (general) meetings begin at 7:30 p.m., except the December Social Meeting (6:00 p.m.) and the Annual General Meeting in May (7:00 p.m.)  All meetings are scheduled to end by 9:30 p.m. as we need to vacate the hall before 10:00 p.m.

 

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Meeting Format

The first hour is usually used for general business including the welcoming of new members and guests, and a time when those present (young and old, novice and experienced) share recent sightings of animals, plants and other natural phenomena.

 

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General Meeting Minutes

You may access the approved minutes of the KWFN General Meetings by clicking on the active links below.

 

2013 - 2014 General Meeting Minutes

September 2013    October 2013    November 2013

January 2014   February 2014    March 2014    April 2014    May 2014

 

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2012 - 2013 General Meeting Minutes

September 2012    October 2012    November 2012

January 2013    February 2013    March 2013    April 2013    May 2013


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2011-2012 General Meeting Minutes

September 2011    October 2011    November 2011
January 2012    February 2012    March 2012    April 2012    May 2012

  

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2010-2011 General Meeting Minutes

May 2011


 

 

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