What: A social gathering and informal discussion of environmental issues.
When: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 starting at 7:00 p.m.
Topic: Noise Annoys: Urban and Industrial Soundscape Effects on Wildlife with Dr. Dominique Potvin, Western University
Where: Limbo Lounge (back room), 196 Christina St. N., Sarnia, N7T 7W5
August 13: "Wet your beak" and join in the discussion about Raptor Rescue and Rehabilitation with volunteers Jenni Kaija and Erica Di Muzio of the Bluewater Centre for Raptor Rehabilitation (BCRR).
July 9: Talking Trash - Common myths and misconceptions about recycling are discussed and debunked with Mary Jean "The Garbage Queen" O'Donnell, President, MJ Waste Solutions
June 11: "Hola Monarca!" - Population decline of the monarch butterfly and how to help this species at risk with special guest Kim Gledhill, Natures Way
May 14, 2014: Open Topic and Green Update
April 9, 2014: Issues of Habitat Loss: How habitat loss and degradation affect the interconnected web of life with Larry Cornelis, Return the Landscape Habitat Specialist and Lambton Wildlife Past President.
February 12, 2014: Great Garbage Patch: How tiny plastics are becoming a big problem for the Great Lakes with Karen Alexander, Outreach and Education Coordinator, Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation
January 8, 2014: The Green Resolution: Tune into what's good for you this New Year. We took a field trip to the Urban Marketplace and sampled fresh, organic food and drink.
December 11, 2013: Beyond the Valley: Could industry in Sarnia-Lambton be headed for greener pastures? With George Mallay, General Manager, Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership
November 13, 2013: Yes or No to GMO? Genetic Engineering and the Future of Food with Chad Anderson, Independent Crop Advisor, Anderson Agronomy Services
October 9, 2013: The Spoils of Oil: the good and bad of refining tar sands bitumen in Sarnia with special guest Peter Smith, Energy Consultant
September 11, 2013: "Bee-pocalypse": How bee colony collapse affects food security with special guest Dan Davidson, President, Ontario Beekeepers' Association
Resources of interest:
The North Sea Foundation: Products Containing Microbeads
Sarnia & Lambton County This Week: Yes or No to GMO
Sarnia & Lambton County This Week: The spoils of oil: Looking for truth in oil sands data
Oil Sands Fact Sheet by Peter Smith
Sarnia and Lambton County This Week: Bees discussed over beer
BBC Nature: Urban hives boom could be "bad for bees"
CBC: Beekeepers call for a pesticide ban (video)