Posts Tagged ‘fish’

Striped bass population triples in Gulf of St. Lawrence

DFO says warming ocean temperatures likely a factor in boom that led to about 1 million fish The spawning population of striped bass tripled between 2016 and 2017 and is now estimated at one million fish. (Meghan Wilson/DFO) The remarkable recovery of striped bass in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence reached unprecedented levels in 2017,…

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Monthly Meeting: Harper Park – A Local Stewardship Initiative

September 9th, 7:30PM Peterborough Public Library Kim Zippel, Chair of the Harper Park Stewardship Initiative, will deliver a presentation on Harper Park, a 60 hectare municipal park located in the southwest end of Peterborough. Although impacted by surrounding development, the park has remained largely natural with a variety of biological communities, and high floral diversity…

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Monthly Meeting: Nature’s Year

Join local author and Examiner columnist Drew Monkman for a “trip through the year” highlighting the main events happening in nature each month in the Kawarthas. Drew will also highlight species at risk, a few newcomers to our area and some of the potential impacts of climate change.

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Monthly Meeting: What Arctic Indigenous Peoples Can Teach Two Ecologists

All are welcome to join us Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30pm, in the Auditorium of the Peterborough Public Library. Kaitlin Breton-Honeyman and Jennie Knopp, PhD candidates at Trent University, have been studying beluga and arctic char ecology in the Canadian Arctic using a mixed methods approach. This approach draws on both biological science and Indigenous knowledge…

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