Join CKISS at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area for informative presentations, interactive tours and a complimentary lunch
WHAT TO EXPECT…….
9:30-10:00 am – Welcome and Registration – CKISS welcomes you to the beautiful wetlands at the Creston Valley Wildlife Centre.
10:00- 11:00 am – Yellow Flag Iris Research Tour and Drone Demonstration – Catherine Tarasoff from Thompson River Industry to give an overview on ground breaking research involving control methods for Yellow Flag Iris.
11:00-11:30 am – Bullfrog Surveillance Program Presentation – Marc-Andre Beaucher from the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area and Terry Anderson from the Ministry of Forests,Lands and Natural Resource Operations will give an overview of the Bullfrog program that is taking place in Creston and the Pend D’Oreille Valley.
11:45-12:30 pm – Lunch and Networking – catering from Real Food Cafe, who pride themselves on using local Creston produce.
12:30-1:30 pm – CKISS Annual General Meeting
- Highlights from 2014
- Review 2014 financial statement
- Priorities for 2015
- Elect 2015 2015 board of directors
- Discussion and question period
1:30-2:00 pm – Western Painted Turtle and Invasive Plant Management – Presenter Leigh Anne Isaac from VAST Resource Solutions will give an overview of the work she has been doing with the blue listed Western Painted Turtles that call the Creston wetlands home.
2:00-2:30 pm – Questions and wrap up
If you are planning on attending the event please RSVP to Laurie Frankcom via email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday September 4th 2015.
Since the Central Kootenays covers a large region we encourage carpooling. If you are interested in carpooling we ask you include this in your RSVP along with your location and if you can provide or are looking for a ride.
Lunch will be provided during the AGM. If you have any dietary needs (gluten free, vegetation etc) please include this information in your RSVP
This event is made possible with funding from: