Category Archives: Projects

Projects the NNS is involved in.

Frogging season 2012 – things are hopping!

Our Amphibian Monitoring Project is in full swing for the 2012 season. Here are a few highlights and photos with a link to a photo gallery. PCAF grant renewed For the second year the Nicola Naturalists received a grant from … Continue reading

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Amphibians in peril: conserving frogs in a changing world – 26th January 2012, 7 PM at NVIT

Dr. Kristiina Ovaska of Biolinx Environmental Research Inc., Victoria, is one of BC’s most experienced herpetologists, and is leading the Nicola Naturalist Society’s Amphibian Monitoring Project in the Merritt area. She has worked on research and conservation projects in many … Continue reading

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Nicola Ampibian Monitoring Project – First Progress Report

In the spring of 2011, the Nicola Naturalist Society in partnership with Biolinx Environmental Research Ltd. of Victoria, began an ambitious project to map and monitor breeding amphibians (frogs and salamanders) in the Merritt region. The Biolinx team, led by … Continue reading

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More photos from 2011 amphibian monitoring

Here are more photos from the amphibian monitoring project run by the Nicola Naturalist Society and Biolinx Environmental Research Ltd. in the Merritt area. Click on the thumbnails to see full-size images. Then click the links below the photo to … Continue reading

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Frog monitoring adventures – Summer 2011

This has been an active and rewarding summer for the amphibian monitoring project being run jointly by the Nicola Naturalist Society and Biolinx Environmental Research Ltd. After our initial training workshop and field training sessions, about 20 NNS volunteers signed … Continue reading

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Froggy photos – from the May NNS workshop and beyond

Here are some photos of the recent Nicola Naturalist Society amphibian workshop and some local Merritt/Nicola amphibians. Click on the thumbnails to see full-size images. Then click the links below the photo to move to the next enlarged photo. To … Continue reading

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NNS Amphibian Workshop a big success, 14-16 May 2011

The Nicola Naturalist Society held its first amphibian monitoring workshop on Saturday 14 May 2011 at the Merritt Civic Centre. A team of biologists from Biolinx Environmental Research Ltd. in Victoria (Dr. Kristiina Ovaska, Lennart Sopuck and Christian Engelstoft) gave … Continue reading

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