[Ontbirds] Point Pelee National Park Fundraising Dinner - May 8, 2009

Sarah.Rupert at pc.gc.ca Sarah.Rupert at pc.gc.ca
Sat Apr 25 14:26:27 EDT 2009

Hello birders!

This message is posted with permission of the ONTBIRDS coordinator.  Hope
to see you there.

Good birding!

“Journey to the Land of Subarctic Shorebirds”
Leamington, Ontario
May 8, 2009

The Friends of Point Pelee and Point Pelee National Park of Canada, invite
you to join them at our annual dinner, in support of the “Keep the Songs
Alive” fundraising campaign.

This casual affair features guest speaker Jean Iron, former Ontario Field
Ornithologists (OFO) president and editor.  Jean Iron is a renowned
photographer, educator and birding expert.

Take a virtual journey with Jean to James Bay, Akimiski Island and see the
summer home of the most southerly Polar Bears in the world, and it’s vast
mudflats that are of hemispheric importance to migrating Artic shorebirds.
In this digital presentation you will see Akimiski’s birds and mammals, and
experience its subartic wilderness.

When:  Friday, May 8, 2009          5:30 cocktails, silent auction
                                    6:30 dinner service

Where:       Pelee Days Inn, 566 Bevel Line, Leamington

Price: $60.00/person ($25.00 tax receipt will be issued)

For tickets:  The Friends of Point Pelee at 519-326-6173 or

Sarah Rupert
Sr. Park Interpreter, Interpretive Program Coordinator
Interprète de parc principale, Coordinatrice du programme d'interprétation
Point Pelee National Park/Parc  national de la Pointe-Pelée
Parks Canada/Parcs Canada

519.322.5700 ext/poste 13
519.322.1678 (fax/téléc)
sarah.rupert at pc.gc.ca


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