Saturday, March 27, 2010

Otter Talk

Another press release just came my way from the Capital Regional District. I think local kayakers and small boat enthusiasts will be interested in this talk on river otters. Here's the word:

Gorge Waterway Initiative Sponsors
Free River Otters on the Gorge Talk
Victoria, BC –
Join Cait Nelson, a UBC graduate student, who will speak about the ecology, home range, habitat use and contaminant exposure in otters of the Gorge and Victoria area. This presentation is part of the Speakers Series sponsored by the Gorge Waterway Initiative (GWI). Residents can learn more about the life of river otters and how we can strive to make their lives safer in our local communities.
“River Otters on the Gorge,” a free public talk
Date: Wednesday, March 31
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Place: Burnside Gorge Community Centre, 471 Cecelia Road.
Refreshments will be served.
GWI is working to create and promote education, stewardship and awareness of programs, while encouraging wise use of land and water resources. GWI is a collaboration of community and local government organizations with an active interest in the Gorge Waterway, Portage Inlet and surrounding watersheds.
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For further information please contact:
Jody Watson, Gorge Waterway Initiative

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