Winter Speaker Series

Virtual Winter Speaker Series 2021  with

Friends of the Napanee River & Friends of the Salmon River

Poster Dragonflies. Feb. 2021

Date Winter Speaker Series Topic Zoom Registration Link


Tuesday, Jan 26,

Mark Boone, Quinte Conservation’s Drought Management Project Coordinator, summarized his multi-year research project on “drought across Quinte, what is going on, and what can and should our municipal governments be doing about it?” The drought presentation starts at 8:55 following the short Annual General Meeting.
Watch it here


Feb 23,
7-8 pm


FSR (Host) with Colin Jones, MNRF’s Provincial Arthropod Zoologist, on “Dragonflies and Damselflies: Guardians of our Wetlands and Creeks”  See poster above for more info.

Click to register

Tuesday, Mar 23,
7-8 pm


FNR (Host) with Maya Navrot from Quinte Conservation and Chloe Lajoie from Watersheds Canada on “Watersheds 101 and Shoreline Restoration and Planting Programs”

Coming soon

Tuesday, Apr 20,
7-8 pm


FSR (Host) with Amanda Tracey from Nature Conservancy of Canada on “Invasive Species in Central and Eastern Ontario – including Phragmites, Dog Strangling-Vine, Gypsy Moth and more”

Coming soon
Tuesday, May 18,
7-8 pm

FNR (Host) with Olivia Hughes, Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan’s Stormwater Project Coordinator, will speak on how to control stormwater runoff on your property using green infrastructure, such as rain gardens. This is perfect timing for planning your Springtime gardens!

Coming Soon

June TBD


FNR (Host) with Herb Pilles speaking on “Let’s get out and play: Children’s Outdoor Activities in your Watershed”

Coming soon