Join North Durham Nature's Vice President Cara Gregory for this presentation on wetlands. Wetlands support a diverse number of plants and animals, with a variety of adaptations to life in a wet environment. Cara will discuss what defines a wetland, the different types we have in Ontario, and what makes each one unique, as well as the important functions a wetland performs, what threatens them, and the need for their protection.
The main focus of the presentation will be on Port Perry's Nonquon wetland, specifically on the life of and unique adaptations of the wide variety of plants and animals found in this large wetland, situated in the Nonquon Provincial Wildlife Area. The location and unique features of other North Durham wetlands will be also be mentioned. LIVE ANIMALS: There will be an opportunity during the presentation for the audience to view and interact with a few local reptile and amphibian species.
Please meet at 7 p.m. at the Uxbridge Senior's Centre (75 Marietta Street, Uxbridge). Everyone is welcome! A donation of $5 is appreciated from non-members. For more information, please visit our website at www.northdurhmnature.com or “Like” us on Facebook!