Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Ecology of the Great Basin Spadefoot at its Northern Limit” by Jocelyn Garner. Thursday 18th April 2013, 7PM at NVIT Theatre

The Great Basin Spadefoot is a charismatic toad-like frog that is highly specialized for living in the dry grasslands of the western interior. They spend much of the year buried deep under the sandy soil (and have specialized little “spades” … Continue reading

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“Williamson’s Sapsuckers: the Weird, the Wily and the Wonderful” – with Les Gyug. Thursday 21st March 2013, 7PM at NVIT Theatre

Williamson’s Sapsucker has always been considered one of those rather rare and enigmatic birds.  With differences in the male and female plumage that are unique among all woodpeckers, it is nowhere truly abundant, and is Endangered in Canada.  The Merritt … Continue reading

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