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rare Charitable Research Reserve
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

How fast is evolution and is it happening now?  Why are males and females so fundamentally different?  What are the limits to where species occur?  Join David Punzalan on the trails at rare and peer into the secret lives of ambush bugs and see how these insects have provided some (often surprising) insights into fundamental questions in biology.

 

Early registration is encouraged. To register, visit our website or call the office.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Break out your hiking boots and join David d’Entremont as he takes you on a whirlwind hiking tour of the odonata: our amazing damselflies and dragonflies. Learn about these fantastic fliers and voracious predators, and discover how to identify the diversity of species flying around you!  The group will meet at the George Street parking lot (just east of the intersection of George St N and Blair Road).

Early registration is encouraged. To register, visit our website or call the office.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Bruce Corley will explain how and why he measures historic houses and barns across Ontario to produce detailed drawings, and what he has learned from the last twenty years and one hundred buildings he has examined. The focus will be on encouraging people to try and develop the skill to see, record and understand buildings that would otherwise be overlooked or lost.  Bruce Corley has a wide range of education and experience that has exposed him to all facets of building and structures, from historic preservation to new development.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 9:15am to 2:00pm

Join us for the 2014 Walk & Run for rare, raising funds in support of our Every Child Outdoors (ECO) education programs. Starting at Riverbluffs park in Cambridge, we will walk, or run, to our rare ECO Centre. Recieve a free technical t-shirt for raising $100 or more! Fundraising prizes and raffle, BBQ, and entertainment to follow. Come as a family, team, or individual. Children 12 and under walk/run for free!! Register online at raresites.org

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Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Cheryl Evans, RAIN Program Manager at REEP Green Solutions will provide a step-by-step intro to protecting your home and business from water damage due to heavy rains and snow melt. By learning to slow that water down, soak it up and keep it clean you will also help to reduce flooding and pollution of the Grand River. This will be followed by a walk through wetlands to the Grand River with Kevin Stevens, WLU professor, to see where your efforts count!

 

Early registration is encouraged. To register, visit our website or call the office.

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Frozen Frogs? Parasitic Clams? Exploding Plants? Join Mark Pomeroy for a presentation and hike focussed on some of the lesser known traits of common animals and plants found in and around rare.

Early registration is encouraged. To register, visit our website or call the office.

 

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