Category Archives: Guest Speakers

Guest Speaker: Pearl McKenzie, ‘MARS is Spreading its Wings’, Sun. Nov. 20, 2016

Comox Valley Nature would like to introduce Pearl McKenzie who spent most of her working life as a community law office worker and human rights advocate, focusing on law reform activities before retirement. Pearl has lived in the Comox Valley … Continue reading

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Link to: Slideshow – Wetland Conservation and Resilience with Dan Buffett

Wetland Conservation and Resilience with Dan Buffett The presentation will highlight some of the protected and restored wetlands on Vancouver Island and introduce the topic of ‘resilience’, which provides a different lens to look at how we conserve wetlands that … Continue reading

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Link to: Slideshow – Limits to Growth by Neil Dawe May 2016

Ever since the publication of “Limits to Growth”  in 1972 it has been obvious to practicing scientists that environmental conservation was unsustainable if the problems posed by classical economics of endless growth was not simultaneously addressed. Limits to Growth advocated  that … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker: Dan Strickland, ‘West Coast Gray Jays’, Sun. Oct. 16, 2016

Comox Valley Nature would like to introduce Dan Strickland, the Chief Naturalist of Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park from 1970 to 2000. Dan grew up as a keen young naturalist at the west end of Lake Ontario, graduating in biochemistry from … Continue reading

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