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Wildlife Speaker Series #1 – February 28

On Friday February 28th, the City of Ottawa will be holding its first of four Wildlife Speaker Series sessions. Dr. Stan Gehrt, world renowned wildlife ecologist from Ohio State University, will provide insight on how people in urban and rural developments can coexist with coyotes. Dr. Gehrt will share his extensive knowledge and experience to provide a better understanding of coyotes, including how and why they live in settled areas. He will also show how residents can avoid problems with coyotes, such as taking preventative measures around their properties. In addition to the presentation at 7pm, information booths will also be on-hand for residents to acquire more information on Ottawa’s wildlife and natural environment. These booths will be on display from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. For further information please visit Ottawa.ca.

City of Ottawa Wildlife Speaker Series
Session #1 – Coyotes
Friday February 28th, 2014
7pm (information booths will be open from 6pm-9pm)
Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

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From: Audrey.Bond@ottawa.ca
Sent: 19/02/2014 2:01:33 P.M. Eastern Standard Time
Subj: PLEASE SHARE: Wildlife Speaker Series – Session#1 – February 28th

Great News: The first City of Ottawa Wildlife Speaker Series Session is just over a week away!

On Friday February 28th, 2014 at Ben Franklin Place, the City of Ottawa will be holding its first of four Wildlife Speaker Series sessions. Dr. Stan Gehrt, world renowned wildlife ecologist from Ohio State University, will provide insight on how people in urban and rural developments can coexist with coyotes.

In addition to the presentation at 7pm, information booths will also be on-hand for residents to acquire more information on Ottawa’s wildlife and natural environment. These booths will be on display from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

The City will hold three more events in the Wildlife Speakers’ Series this year. The series is intended to increase residents’ knowledge and appreciation of wildlife and promote coexistence through understanding and respect.

To help us spread the word to interested residents, we would greatly appreciate if you could let them know about this opportunity – in your newsletters, in tweets, by email.

Here are a few communication tools to assist in this promotion:

  1. A short prepared message (above) directing people to Ottawa.ca for further information
  2. A poster with details– can be circulated with emails or printed out (attached)
  3. The Public Service Announcement from February 13th
  4. We also have postcards, please let us know if you would like us to send you some

Thank you for helping us get the word out to those that may be interested in this fun and informative evening.

Audrey Bond

Planning and Growth Management Department / Services de l’urbanisme et de la gestion de la croissance
Policy Development and Urban Design / Direction de l’élaboration de politiques et de l’esthétique urbaine

110 Laurier Avenue, 4th Floor.
Ottawa K1P 1J1
613-580-2424 ext. 27904

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