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MONTHLY MEETINGS

As well as being in-person events, our monthly meetings are also available via webinar. Register for the meeting to receive details for attending in-person and the webinar link. *Please note that links will not be active until the time of the event. 

Every third Monday from September to May, Nature Regina hosts a presentation in the Royal Saskatchewan Museum auditorium. The exception is December, when the meeting is the second Monday. Topics cover many aspects of our outdoor environment, including plants, animals, landforms, climate, and cultural history. The presentation is preceded by a brief meeting regarding Nature Regina business and news. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. for a social time. Everyone is welcome to attend. All Nature Regina events are scent-free events. For suggestions regarding presentations, email natureregina@gmail.com.

 

Links to recordings of past monthly meetings are in the past monthly meeting descriptions.

Monthly Meetings

  • May 27, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    RSM Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Nature Regina's 2024 AGM followed by a talk by our speaker, Cheryl Hymus-Fraser, who has training and experience as both a social worker and an outdoor educator.
  • Apr 15, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Join us for a talk by Dale and Paule Hjertaas where they discuss gardening with natural floral in their yard. A shared love of nature and gardening led Dale and Paule Hjertaas to work to attract nature to their yard.
  • Mar 18, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Join us for a talk by Emma Blacken, MSc Candidate at the University of Regina for a talk on her research on little brown bats. The little brown bat, an endangered species in Canada, is often associated with roosting in buildings across its North American Range.
  • Feb 19, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Wayne Pepper’s book, Conserving the Legacy, Wildlife Conservation in Saskatchewan 1905 -2005 discusses highlights of wildlife conservation efforts in Saskatchewan through the one hundred years of the 20th century.
  • Jan 15, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    The diversity of Barry’s perspectives on “Life, Living, and Lifestyles” are insightful, and can be insightful. He hopes they will motivate all people to take better and more care of Mother Earth! He also likes to LOL, and give LoL!"
  • Nov 20, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    RSM - Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    A special presentation from Andrea Olive, the Author of "Protecting the Prairies: Lorne Scott and the Politics of Conservation". Both Andrea and Lorne will be present at this meeting to celebrate the book's launch! Doors open @ 7 PM, event @ 7:30 PM
  • Oct 16, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Bumble bees are well known pollinators of agricultural and natural landscapes. Unfortunately, some species of bumble bees have undergone recent declines across North America. Join us for our October monthly meeting speakers series where Dr. Kirsten Palmier discusses her PhD research on bumble bees
  • Sep 18, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Regina, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Join us, September 18th for a screening of the Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP) webinar series Last Mountain Bird Observatory (LMBO): 30 years of songbird monitoring in the prairies at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Auditorium
  • Jun 19, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Pollination is an integraPollination is an integral part of our ecosystem and agriculture. However, many of the pollinators in the world are overlooked, or completely unknown to the general populace. Ryan Oram (they/them), the Curatorial Assistant of Invertebrate Zoology, will be giving this talk.
  • May 15, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Join us to listen to an informative talk on growing native plants in the garden for the purposes of semi-agriculture and biodiversity. Dave Drummond, aka the YQR Naturalist will relay his experiences with growing and gathering native plants for the pantry. Plus how you too can potentially turn you
  • Apr 17, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    I am exploring grassland songbird land use and how the proportion of non-native grasses might affect their territory persistence in and around Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area.
  • Mar 20, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – Mar 21, 2023, 9:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    The documentary follows former groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson and his fight against Monsanto, a multinational agrochemical corporation acquired by German pharmaceutical giant Bayer in 2018. sponsored by Nature Regina, Regina public Interest Research Group, Cinema Politica.
  • Feb 20, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Dana M. Green will be discussing their research project exploring if migratory bats have separate dietary niches and if potential competition influences physiology in this month's speaker series.
  • Jan 16, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Zoom link will be provided to registrants
    Dr. Arzu Sardarli will be discussing their research project where they used an Indigenous-Knowledge-based method in order to evaluate water quality and to develop the temporal model of water quality dynamics in this month's speaker series.
  • Dec 12, 2022, 7:30 p.m. – Dec 13, 2022, 8:30 p.m.
    RSM - Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Have you taken some photos over the past year and are looking for an opportunity to show them to friends and family? We'd love to see them too. All are welcome - not just members.
  • Nov 21, 2022, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    RSM - Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    The talk begins over 100 years ago when settlement started impacting our wildlife such as, Plains Bison, Passenger Pigeons and Whooping Cranes. We look at the many conservation efforts to preserve and restore wildlife. Various success stories are discussed.
  • Oct 17, 2022, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CST
    RSM - Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Citizen scientists can contribute greatly to science and conservation efforts. Tools such as iNaturalist and iMap Invasives connect you to a community of over a million naturalists and scientist
  • Sep 19, 2022, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    RSM - Auditorium, 2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7, Canada
    Although lesser known for fossils than our neighbour, Alberta, Saskatchewan boasts an impressive fossil record reaching back to the age of the dinosaurs. Caelan's Master’s research focuses on using new techniques to study various topics ranging from turtle fossils to amber inclusions, and even dinos
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