Saturday, March 13, 2010

2010 AGM - "Jaws Under Ice" with Dr. Chris Harvey-Clark, speaker

The Bowen Nature Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 20th at the home of Lyn and Everhard van Lidth de Jeude (602 Collins Lane). All are welcome to attend this potluck gathering which will include an update on the Club’s past year’s events and the coming year’s new adventures.

We are very fortunate to have as our guest speaker, Dr. Chris Harvey-Clark, who will share with us his research experience on Jaws Under Ice: Mysterious Arctic Sharks Found in Quebec. Dr. Harvey-Clark is the author of over 30 research papers and chapters on veterinary aspects of fish, reptiles and amphibians, and published a marine life guide to Canadian Atlantic waters, Eastern Tide pool and Reef. Has He held positions at the University of Alberta, Dalhousie University, and at present is at the University of British Columbia where he is in the Zoology Department. Active on the Canadian Council on Animal Care, he is currently on the boards of the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada, and the Canadian Farm Animal Care Trust. His interest in marine conservation led him to a number of television and film credits including Discovery Channel, CBC, BBC, and the National Film Board of Canada as creator, writer, host and Director of underwater photography.

The potluck dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin after a short AGM at 7:00 pm. Call Lyn or Everhard for more information at 947-9562.