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October Nature PEI Meeting — “Bald Eagles of PEI & Impacts of Future Climate Change”

Nature PEI\’s monthly meetings are starting back up for October! 

Join Nature PEI for their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 7:30 pm in Charlottetown. The meeting will feature guest speaker, Gerald MacDougall, retired Head of the Provincial Fish and Wildlife Division and Nature PEI\’s President. Gerald will be sharing some of his recent work to understand the effect of Hurricane Fiona on PEI\’s bald eagle population and future impacts of climate change.


Gerald MacDougall has been working in the field of wildlife conservation for over 45 years. Before working at the Provincial Fish and Wildlife Division, he was the Provincial Head of Investigations and Enforcement for the Department of Environment, PEI Climate Change Coordinator.  Gerald has served as co-chair of the Wildlife Directors Committee for Canada, is a past Vice- President of Nature PEI and has served on the Board of Directors for the Island Nature Trust, the Abegweit Conservation Society and past President of International Hunter Education Association for Canada. Gerald has his Masters in Environment and Management, and enjoys the outdoors, whether that’s bird watching, sailing, hiking or biking. He has a special fondness for eagles having monitored their population on PEI since 1980 and continues into retirement banding eaglets and tracking their population.

The meeting starts at 7:30pm at Beaconsfield Carriage House, corner of West and Kent St., in Charlottetown. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend![Annual memberships ($20) will be available to purchase, and there is usually a raffle of nature-related items before the program, $2/each or $5/ for 3 tickets]

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