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Alvars and Alvar Flora – Annual General Meeting

Monday, May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Alvars and Alvar Flora
Annual General Meeting

Monday, May 29 @ 7:00 pm

Alvars are one of the rarest ecosystems occurring in only five countries and making up a very small percentage of world ecosystems. They are restricted to coastal islands off Sweden, eastern European Baltic region (Estonia, Western Russia), United Kingdom (two small areas), Ireland (the Burren) and the Great Lakes Region of North America.


Join us for this excellent opportunity to learn more about this rare habitat and its species of rare flora from Bob Bowles and continue the learning by registering for a field trip with Bob on June 1st to visit this rare ecosystem firsthand!

This is also our Annual General Meeting. Please note the 7:00 pm start time.

This will be a hybrid meeting and you can choose to attend either in-person or via Zoom.

To attend via Zoom, register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqc-yuqTojGdSC5r6ynTZj_iEAZdcOnIU8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Bob Bowles is an award winning writer, artist, photographer and naturalist. Bob is Founder and coordinator of the Ontario Master Naturalist Certificate program offered at Lakehead University in Orillia, Ontario. He has worked on contracts, conducting biological inventories for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Tiny Marsh, Minesing Wetland complex, Severn Sound Environmental Association, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Wye Marsh and Environmental Defense. The Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre has been named after Bob as a way to honour his lifetime commitment and dedication to preserving and conserving nature.

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Monday, May 29
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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50 Erb St W
Waterloo, ON N2L 1T1 Canada
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