Bow Valley Naturalists - Who we are
- · Bow Valley Naturalists (BVN) was formed as an organization in 1967.
- · BVN was incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act and received Charitable Status in 1994.
- · Acquire and disseminate knowledge of natural history.
- · Stimulate interest in the appreciation of nature.
- · Work for the protection and preservation of wildlife, wilderness areas, parks and natural ecosytems.
- · Inform members and the public about environmental issues.
- · Monthly meetings from October through April (except for December) on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
- · Guest speakers present lectures on natural history topics and environmental issues.
- · Christmas Bird Counts.
- · Species Counts.
- · Clean-up project, special projects.
- · Assist with field monitoring, surveys.
- · Yamnuska, 1974 (out of print).
- · Vermilion Lakes Study, 1978 (available for $2.00 + Postage and Handling)
- · published 3 times a year.
- · current and archived copies of newsletter available at the Whyte Museums of the Canadian Rockies.
- · Work with other environmental groups on issues of mutual interest such as:
A strong membership to sustain efforts to protect the natural world, in the face of ever-increasing numbers and complexity of environmental issues.
Board of Directors:
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- · The elected positions for a one year period are:
- · President
- · Vice-President
- · Past-President
- · Secretary
- · Treasurer
- · Directors at Large (5 positions)
- · The activities of the Board of Directors consist of:
- · Executive meetings.
- · Meetings with government officials.
- · Representation on issues, preparation of letters and briefs.
- · Organizing events, public meetings.
We need you wherever you live in the Bow Valley and welcome whatever help and support you can give us.