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The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly (Alberta)

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Welcome to The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly: The Aquatic Invertebrate Fauna of Fish Creek. Join us for an exciting event where we will discuss our findings from sites along Fish Creek collected in the fall of 2023, using the standardized national CABIN protocol. We will present some of the weird and wonderful invertebrates we found and compare these findings to sites in the bigger Bow basin. We will finish with our thoughts on water quality issues we think are worthy of further investigation in Fish Creek.

Located at the Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre 13931 Woodpath Road SW , this event is perfect for nature enthusiasts of all ages.

John is a Professional Biologist and an entomologist with 35 years of experience in aquatic and terrestrial invertebrate taxonomy, teaching, curation, and faunal surveys. John’s knowledge comes from graduate training in insect taxonomy from the Universities of Guelph and Toronto, and from having worked as a professional entomologist at major museums across Canada. He is SFS certified in aquatic taxonomy. CABIN – Field Technician

Diane is a Professional Agrologist with 30 years of experience working on aquatic ecosystems and horticultural production systems. Diane obtained her formal training at the Universities of Guelph and British Columbia. Her specialities are the taxonomy of aquatic invertebrates and macro photography of insects. She is certified in CABIN – Project Manager

Don’t miss this educational opportunity to learn about the invertebrates that live in our creeks and rivers and what they can tell us about the health of the ecosystem.


June 13
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Friends of Fish Creek
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Fish Creek Environmental Learning Center
15931 Woodpath Road Southwes
Calgary, AB T2W 5M1 Canada
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