2009 Maple Fest

Plan to join us for the 2009 Maple Fest at Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area, just north of the Village of Paisley: March 28 and 29, 2009 Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m. Adults $6.00 Children $2.00 Preschoolers Free A local tradition for over 35 years!  Featuring – maple syrup production, past and present;

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Call for Nominations

At the Annual General Meeting, Monday, April 20, 2009 a slate of officers and directors will be elected to manage the affairs of the club for the coming year.  There will be two vacancies to be filled this year, one being the Treasurer’s position.   Nominations or the names of volunteers for executive positions or directors

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Turtles at Risk

In Ontario 7 out of 8 species of turtles are listed as ‘at risk’ to some degree. Two of the major sources of decline of several species are predation and road mortality. It is mainly nesting females that get struck on roads, leaving populations which might seem healthy, but are terribly skewed in favour of

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Event Report by Dave Schaus

Early Arrivals and Late Departures-April 18, 2009 Trip Leader: Dave Schaus Participants: Jerry Asling, Wanda Szabo, Joy Albrecht, Kathleen Giesler, Dave and Jean Schaus Conditions: Mostly sunny in the a.m, cloudy in the p.m. Temp. 6-16 C Places Visited:Teeswater River, Ripley Sewage Lagoons, Lurgan Beach, Point Clarke, Kincardine Highlights: 25+ Lapland Longspurs seen together outside

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Advocate for Nature

As an Advocate for Nature, you will receive by email important conservation action alerts when your help is urgently needed. Each alert includes an issue summary and a recommended action. Ontario Nature has recently issued alerts on the Endangered Species Act, reforming the Mining Act and the Far North Act. Thank you to the individuals

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I the undersigned, wish to have my child
participate in the following activity
sponsored by the Saugeen Naturalists. As part of registering my child, I hereby agree as follows:
1. That I acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with this activity and that my child could sustain personal injury through participation in this activity and I am hereby accepting to take that risk on behalf of myself or my child.

2. To save harmless and keep indemnified the Saugeen Naturalists and the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority and their respective agents, official servants and representatives against all claims and actions, costs and expenses and demands, in respect of injury, loss or damage or death to myself or my child’s person.

3. That I acknowledge that in this situation volunteers are involved in supervising this activity and that I shall accept the responsibility of observing my child’s participation in this activity and should I have any objection to the manner in which my child or myself are being supervised or instructed, I accept the responsibility to remove myself or my child from this activity.

This agreement shall be binding upon myself, my heirs, executors and assigns.