Speaker Series: Understanding Okanagan Lakes

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Join us on Wednesday, March 20 from 7-9PM for an intriguing look into the diversity of Okanagan Lakes brought to you presented by Dr Ian Walker and brought to you by the Kelowna Yacht Club Environmental Committee. Providing an introduction to freshwater science, and an overview of Okanagan Lakes including their diversity, physical and chemical environments and some implications for aquatic life, especially fish. This will be a talk you won’t want to miss.

Presenter:

Ian Walker
Professor, UBC

About the Speaker:
Dr Walker is a faculty member associated with the Department of Biology, the Department of Earth, Environmental & Geographic Sciences, and BRAES (Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services) Institute at UBC Okanagan. Ian has 27 years experience teaching and conducting research in the Okanagan, initially with Okanagan University College (1991-2005), and more recently with UBC (2005-2019). He is also an avid canoeist, photographer and naturalist. In recent years he has been conducting research on the Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel, an endangered native species known in Canada only from the Okanagan Valley.

 

Want to find out more about the Environmental Committee? Visit their webpage here.

Want to contact the Environmental Committee directly? Email them at greenteam@kelownayachtclub.com.

 

 

 

Not a Member? Not a problem! This event is open to the public and Members alike. Please phone 250-762-3310 to register.