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Chinook Country - A Continental Convergence of Cottonwoods

  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre Lethbridge, AB Canada (map)

Join Dr. Stewart Rood as we explore the unique cottonwood forest system found in Lethbridge's river valley! 

About Dr. Stewart Rood

Following training at the universities of Alberta, Calgary and Toronto, and fellowships in Bristol, UK, and Tromso, Norway, Stewart Rood has been a faculty member at the University of Lethbridge for three decades, and has been a Killam Research Fellow and the Board of Governors Research Chair in Environmental Science.  His studies investigate the impacts of river damming, flow regulation and climate change on river ecosystems and floodplain forests, with an emphasis on conservation and restoration of riparian cottonwoods.  He has served as an environmental consultant to agencies across western North America that build and operate dams, working towards developing river regimes that promote socioeconomic prosperity and environmental sustainability.

Please note:

  • Annual General Meeting will take place from 7:00-7:30pm 
  • Guest speaker will begin at 7:30pm sharp 
Earlier Event: October 11
Annual General Meeting
Later Event: December 17
Christmas Bird Count (Lethbridge)