Events & Outreach

QUBS Open House, 2015

 

QUBS Seminars 2019

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 - 7:44 AM
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 - 7:44 AM

Each year we run a seminar series from May through August, with topics running the gamut from natural history, environmental management, and natural history to wildlife art. Held in the Conference Room in the R.J. Robertson Biodiversity Centre each Wednesday at 7:00 pm, seminars begin in the first week of May. All are welcome!

Date Speaker Talk Title
1 May Dr. Chris Elvidge (Biology, Carleton University) Providence lost: Provenance and migratory behaviour of brown trout in Finland
8 May QUBS researchers and staff What we do at QUBS
15 May Kevin Burke & Jamie Bortolotti (MSc Candidates, Queen’s University Kevin - Patterns of habitat partitioning among coexisting species of Burying Beetles. Jamie - Vocal behaviour of closely related bird species.
22 May Dr. Jacqueline Litzgus (Laurentian University The solutions should not cause more problems: Evidence-based science to inform recovery of Species at Risk reptiles 
29 May Sarena Olson (MSc Candidate, Queen’s University) The maternal effects of avian malaria in red-winged blackbirds
5 June Dr. Mike Lawrence (Carlton University) Does chronic stress mediate predator-prey interactions in wild fish? An experimental approach using exogenous cortisol implants
12 June Dr. Rob Longair (University of Calgary) Elephant Wasps of Africa: Male weapons and intrepid explorers
19 June Dr. Heather Castleden (Department of Geography & Planning and the Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University Two-Eyed Seeing: An integrative approach for implementing Indigenous and Western systems in environment-health research in Mi’kma’ki
26 June Dr. Diane Orihel (Biology & Environmental Studies, Queen's University Effects of oil sands chemicals of concern on early life stages of fish and amphibians: Results from outdoor aquatic mesocosm experiments
3 July Dr. Shelley Ball (President, BIOSPHERE Environmental Education) Why climate change and conservation need photography and filmmaking
10 July Scott Siegfried (US Army, Natural Resources) Fort Drum culvert replacement projects benefit aquatic organism passage
17 July Prof. Steve Lukits (Royal Military College) TBA
24 July Dr. Jannice Friedman (Biology, Queen's University TBA
31 July Dr. Timothy Messner (Anthropology, State University of NY Potsdam) Archaeology of the Adirondack Mountains
7 August Leanne Greaves (PhD candidate, Biology, Western University) TBA
14 August TBA TBA
21 August Liam Harrison (MSc Candidate, Queen’s University) TBA
28 August Danielle Greco (MSc Candidate, Queen’s University) TBA

 

2019 FFF poster corrected again

2019 Fungi Workshop Details and How to Apply

 

You can see other upcoming events here.

Many of our Outreach activities, including Eco-Adventure Camp for 10-14 year olds, occur at our Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre. Situated at the end of Hewlett-Packard Road off North Shore Road, the Centre is on the shores of pristine Elbow Lake embedded within 400 hectares of rugged terrain and varied wetlands and forests.

Activities like our Open House, weekly spring and summer seminar series, and many workshops occur at our main research and teaching facility on the shores of Lake Opinicon, directions for which may be found on our Contact Page.

Eco-Adventure Camp

Run from July 2nd to August 23rd, the camp for young people aged 9-14 focuses on exploring nature and the environment, as well as outdoor activities like hiking and canoeing. It is held at our Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre. For more information visit the Eco-Adventure web site.

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