NatureTalks: The Wild Life of DarkwoodsNovember 21, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Presentations begin at 7 p.m.
Venue: The Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson
Tickets: Event is full.
Come out for a special night of stories about the plants and animals that make Darkwoods an internationally important conservation area.
Large old-growth on Darkwoods. (Photo by Bruce Kirkby)
Ten years ago, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) acquired Darkwoods from a German duke who had held it as a Cold War refuge since the 1960s. Protected from large-scale development for all those years, many wild creatures thrived in the duke's refuge.
Over the past decade, NCC has supported many research projects on the land, encouraging conservation biologists to explore the vast conservation area in an effort to learn the secrets and successes of the wild plants and animals that call Darkwoods home. This evening will introduce you to a few of those explorers as they share the exciting discoveries they have made in this vast mountain land
Grizzly bear biologist
Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project
Nature Conservancy of Canada
A decade of Darkwoods deserves a drink
In honour of the tenth anniversary of the Darkwoods Conservation Area, the Nelson Brewing Company has crafted a special Darkwoods Dark Lager to mark this conservation milestone. This event will be the first public offering of this new brew!
We look forward to this chance to meet you and hear about your thoughts on conservation in the South Selkirks, and beyond.
Tickets: This event is free, but registration is required. You can also reserve your space by calling 1-888-404-8428.