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Discovery Evenings

Upcoming Discovery Evenings

Pembina Valley

Every fall and winter, Nature Manitoba offers a series of indoor presentations featuring guest speakers on relevant, local, nature-related topics.

They are usually on Monday evenings at 7:30pm, and take place at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (340 Provencher Blvd) on the second floor (Salle Antoine-Gaborieau).

Admission is only $5 for members (non-member rate $10). No registration required!!

» Past discovery evenings

Upcoming Discovery Evenings

The Backyard is My World and The World is My Backyard

Date: 

Monday, December 9, 2019

Presenter: 

Dennis Fast, past president of Manitoba Nature; birder and photographer

Birding, photography, and travel have been life-long passions for Dennis. On this evening's journey you will discover that “beauty is everywhere if you look, but it begins first of all in the heart.” From the world of backyard insects to polar bears and other wildlife you will hear stories of adventure and concern for the changing planet.

“The Flies that Bind” – the (little known) shared history of the Manitoba Museum and Nature Manitoba

Date: 

Monday, January 13, 2020

Presenter: 

Randy Mooi, Curator of Zoology, Manitoba Museum

One hundred years ago, with the formation of the Natural History Society of Manitoba (Nature Manitoba) in 1920, the Society became a key player in the creation of a permanent public museum. With incredible perseverance, by the likes of prominent Society members such a A.G. Lawrence, B.W. Cartwright and H.M.

Imagining Manitoba’s Future Climate

Date: 

Monday, February 3, 2020

Presenter: 

Danny Blair, Co-Director, Prairie Climate Centre; Professor of Geography, University of Winnipeg

Most Manitoban’s acknowledge that climate change is happening, and that we will have a different climate in the near future.  But many, and perhaps most, do not really have a clear picture of just how different it will be. The presentation will summarize what we know, and encourage all to imagine the consequences.