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General News · 13th April 2018
FOCI - Helen
Friends of Cortes Island invites you to our Species at Risk Day, Sat 21 April, Linnaea Farm Education Centre.

Join us for a fascinating day learning about local species at risk, and how you can help monitor them.

Morning: Become a Heron Steward!
10.00am-12.30pm

Did you know Great Blue Herons are under threat? Join researchers Connie Miller and Jenna Cragg, from the Ministry of the Environment, to learn how to document heron nesting sites and find out why they are at risk. Everyone welcome!

Meet: Linnaea Education Centre and car pool to field site. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Afternoon: Species at Risk Citizen Science Project Launch
2:00pm - 3:30pm


Come and learn about our new Species at Risk Project and how you can get involved!

Join Connie and Jenna for a fabulous presentation on local species at risk including the Great Blue Heron, Marbled Murrelet and Western Screech Owl. Learn about their distribution, conservation, the importance of monitoring species at risk, and how to record your sightings.

Yummy refreshments provided.

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