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Program


All meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Room 106, Biology Building, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon (see below for parking information).

Coffee and cookies are served afterwards, but please bring your own non-disposable cup.


Thursday, 16. November 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Pollock:

A balancing act: water management and the piping plover

Michael Pollock grew up in northern Saskatchewan and did his Ph.D. at the University of Saskatchewan working on predation behaviour in fish. He is now the Senior In-stream Flow Ecologist with the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency.

Michael will discuss the responses of birds and other vertebrates to changing water levels and relate these to a difficult task: balancing the needs of wildlife, including endangered species, with the needs of farmers and municipalities at risk of flooding. The goal of the Water Security Agency is to find such a balance, one that will meet the legal and biological requirements of wildlife protection and yet leave water managers with some flexibility.

 

Evening Parking on the University of Saskatchewan Campus

Avoid a parking ticket while attending the SNS monthly meetings - consider these parking options on campus:

  • Underground parking is available in the Agriculture Parkade for $1 per 30 minutes (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) Evening parking after 6:00 p.m. is $3.00 per exit.

View a map to the Biology Building and the Agriculture Building Parkade

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Construction on the U. of Sask. campus - reduced pedestrian access to the Biology building

As a result of construction of the new Collaborative Science Research Building (CSRB) on the north side of the Biology Building the North entrance and walkway, opposite the Agriculture Parkade, and the pedestrian walkway from the Parkade to Biology are closed and will not reopen until April 2018. Traffic on the north side of the Biology Building has been rerouted. There is still access to the Agriculture Parkade, but from there you will need to access the Biology Building via Physics.

For the general meetings you might park east of the Physics Building. If you park in the Agriculture Parkade you will need to walk outside from Agriculture past Kirk Hall and past the John Mitchell building to the SE entrance to Physics and then through Physics to Geology to Biology buildings after descending one flight of stairs. See path shown by purple stars on the map.

Changes to parking at the University of Saskatchewan

Please contact any member of the SNS Board if you have questions or concerns about access to the Biology Building.

   
   
Last updated: 10 November, 2017