Species at Risk in the Rockies and Foothills
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Species at Risk in the Rockies and Foothills.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing Technology
Presented by Lisa Wilkinson, Senior Species at Risk Biologist and Provincial Bat Specialist with Alberta Environment and Parks.
Alberta is home to around 587 species of wildlife including 10 species of amphibians, 93 mammals 411 birds, 8 reptiles and 65 fish. Each of these species play a vital role in Alberta’s biodiversity. Species at risk is a growing problem with development and changes in the environment, it requires special attention to be able to recover and maintain these populations and their habitats. Join Lisa Wilkinson as she addresses the reasons why species become at risk, and explains how Alberta identifies, monitors and protects these species. The discussion will focus on species at risk in the Rockies and Foothills and give suggestions on how you can help.
Lisa Wilkinson is a Senior Species at Risk Biologist and Provincial Bat Specialist with Alberta Environment and Parks. Lisa has spent the last two decades working to conserve a variety of species at risk, and is committed to education and outreach.
Free for Friends of Fish Creek Members, $10 for non-members, free for youth 16 years of age and younger with a registered adult.
Please note, you do not need to have a Zoom account to join.
If two or more people watch on one device, Zoom will recognize this as one participant. 150 tickets will be available, however only the first 100 devices will be able to join.