BBEMA hosts community school Wildlife and Nature Lecture Series

In conjunction with the PEI Community Schools Association BBEMA will be  hosting a lecture series addressing important topics in the small farming sector to foster awareness and understanding of PEI wildlife and environmental issues. Community members and landowners are invited to take advantage of the opportunity to gain practical knowledge about steps to take to improve wildlife habitat and overall ecosystem health on their lands.

The program will include 10 sessions and will take place as part of the Community School Program hosted at Kensington Intermediate and Senior High School (KISH). Topics addressed included: Invasive Species, Organic Gardening, Managing your Private Woodlot for Wildlife; Creating Backyard Pollinator-Friendly Landscapes; Winter Bird Feeding Tips, How to prevent domestic and wildlife interactions, Native Fish Habitat Enhancement and  much more.

The lecture series builds on a successful partnership with Community School last winter, and this year’s program will be known as You and your Environment, Year 2. A variety of eco-farming and environmental topics will be discussed. This series will not only appeal to the small farm enthusiast but anyone interested in learning more about the natural world around them.

Kensington Intermediate Senior High School Information:

Early Registration: Kensington Public Library, Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Registration: Monday, January 7, 2013 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at KISH Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: None

Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.(following registration)

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