BioBlitz 101: Everything you ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask!
Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Wildwood Homestead, 2929 Crane Rd, Ladysmith BC
Join Dr. Andy McKinnon as he reveals the ins and outs of bioblitzes and biodiversity and why it’s important to track changes in habitat.
Refreshments will be available, so bring your enthusiasm and a mug!
Donations welcome. THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!
Note: this is a speaking event only. A BioBlitz will be held at Wildwood, but is not open to the public.
Andy MacKinnon is a forest ecologist who lives in Metchosin B.C. Andy was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree by Simon Fraser University in 2013. He is co-author of six best-selling books about plants of western North America and is an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University.
Andy is a Professional Forester and Professional Biologist in BC. Until his retirement in 2015, he worked for the B.C. Forest Service for three decades, mostly on B.C.’s coast, where he was responsible for ecosystem classification and mapping and a program of forest ecology research focused on old growth structure and composition, effects of climate change, and B.C.’s native plants and fungi. He’s President of the South Vancouver Island Mycological Society, and enjoys drinking good whisky and playing mandolin.