Comox Valley Echo

Published: Friday, January 22, 2010

Want to learn about Canada’s first female meteorologist, how to prune your trees and shrubs, the history of the Courtenay River Estuary, organic gardening, local bird species? Want to hear what Highland School’s Eco Team is doing locally to protect globally? These are just some of the fascinating topics included in the upcoming fundraising lecture series presented by the Sierra Club Comox Valley.

On Tuesday January 26th at the Stan Hagen Theatre – 7:30 pm author/historian/teacher Richard Mackie will present: Campaigning for Nature: Melda Buchanan Comox Harbour and the Estuary.

As part of Sierra Club’s mandate to work with local youth to protect our environment The Highland Eco Team will be on hand to talk about their innovative “green” programs. This dynamic team of young adults at Highland School is setting new standards for rethinking, reducing, reusing and recycling in schools on North Vancouver Island. Teacher/Team Leader Jill Peacock notes the team is very happy to accept any batteries you have that need recycling, so please bring those along.

Mark your calendar for Tuesday February 23rd as local author/photographer Mike Yip will be entertaining us with an evening of his remarkable photographs and experiences observing our local birdlife.

Also look for the Sierra Club Comox Valley at the World Community Film Festival, the Sid William’s Theatre on February 6th and 7th. Come by our booth and say hello.

Please check out our website for details of all our upcoming events: http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca/local-groups/comox-valley/events-1

We now have PayPal on our website, it’s so easy to make a donation, please consider Sierra Club Comox Valley, and we appreciate your continued support.

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