and to work to reduce the loss of biodiversity."
Nature Photo Contest and Silent AuctionThis year's Photo Contest and Silent Auction will take place on March 10th to 14th in the Queen's Biosciences Complex Atrium. Our nature categories are Flora, Landscape and Fauna.
Submit your photo from February 10th to March 7th by:
Winners will be announced on March 13th. On March 14th, our guest speaker Michael Runtz, a well-known nature photographer and naturalist, will be giving a talk from 11:30am-12:30pm in Biosciences rm.1102.
Prizes include Cataraqui Conservation Area vehicle pass, framed Robert Bateman print, SURPRISE Camera Kingston prize and many more!
Help Protect Local Species in the Greater Kingston AreaAmherst Island is an important place for many species at risk and migratory birds. Plans to develop a large-scale wind turbine project on Amherst Island may cause problems for bats and migratory birds.
For more information on the Amherst Island Project, visit
The public will have until March 8th to comment on the proposal in the Environmental Registry (EBR 012-0774).
Schoolyard Naturalization ProjectDuring the winter semester, we will be working on our schoolyard naturalization project!
Check back soon for more information!
SCB Meetings:Every Tuesday 2:30pm to 4:30pm in the EEB Lounge, Bioscience (take the main staircase up to the fourth floor)
SCB's Next Meeting:
Meetings for the Winter 2014 semester are on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30
Nature Photo Contest and Silent Auction - March 10th to 14th!
Fun for the month:
Each week one of our members presents a "feature creature".
This week's creature was the Humphead Wrasse!
Click here for more information on the status of Humphead Wrasse.