Beach Talk Wrap-up: The Evolution of an Ecological Ethic

Jenna Skinner Plover Lovers Committee, Sauble Beach, Updates from the Beach

The Plover Lovers Beach Talk 2016 speaker series wrapped up earlier this month with a fascinating talk by David McLeish, recently retired Lake Manager with the Upper Great Lakes Management Unit of the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry. David’s presentation went over the development of conservation ethics over the centuries along with the various schools of thought. He also addressed the …

Plover Lovers

No New Plovers But Many New Plover Lovers @ Sauble

Aubrey Ferguson Articles, Local News, Plover Lovers Committee, Sauble Beach

  Although the Piping Plovers are gone (the last adult plover was observed at Sauble Beach on July 25) 20 Plover Lovers gathered on Wednesday night at Huron Feathers Presbyterian Church on Lakeshore Drive to chat about the season and swap some experiences between bites of pizza and cake. With multiple spring orientations volunteers rarely even meet one another during …

A Walk on the Wild Side: Nature on the Bruce

Jenna Skinner Plover Lovers Committee

Last night we were treated to an incredible presentation by Peter Middleton, Director of Ontario Nature. Peter taught for 35 years as an Outdoor Educator, sharing nature’s mysteries with students of all ages. He also assisted with Sauble Beach and Oliphant plover recovery programs since 2007. Peter reaches out now as a speaker to share the message of conservation in a world …

Responsible Nature Photography

Jenna Skinner Sauble Beach, Uncategorised, Updates from the Beach

Our Beach Talk Series continued last Tuesday with a presentation by photographer and naturalist, Kerry Jarvis. Kerry entertained us with his many stories of life behind the lens and he shared his beautiful photos and videos with us. The audience was fortunate to hear some helpful tips about responsible and ethical photography, and how to work towards improving our skills as nature …