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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, 8. December 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Ann McKellar:

Wherever Birds Go: Using New Technologies to Track Migratory Birds

Ann McKellar is a Biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service in Saskatoon. She grew up in Ontario and from a young age she was fascinated by birds, especially forest birds. But since moving to the prairies in 2013 she has become captivated by the beauty and unique life histories of terns, sandpipers, herons and many other wetland species in our region. She will talk about the tools, from simple bands to GPS tags, that researchers use to track birds through their migrations in order to learn more about where they go and what threats they might face along the way.

 

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: 3 December, 2016