On May 25, 2017, three staff members from the Royal BC Museum—Curator Dr. Richard Hebda, Head of Knowledge Leah Best and Peace project coordinator Melissa Knight—headed up to Doig Days to talk with people from the community.
They set up their presentations in a giant tipi and chatted with numerous adults, about 500 kids and a visiting Japanese ESL class with almost no English-language skills.
Now, this June, Dr. Ken Marr, the Royal BC Museum’s Curator of Botany, heads to Northeastern BC for a round of free community presentations and workshops to report out on Royal BC Museum findings in the region and to help build skills in plant identification.
It’s a repeat visit to Fort St John, and one the Royal BC Museum is looking forward to.
Both local biodiversity events this June are free to the public (though registration to the workshop is required).
Plant ID Workshop (free, but registration required)
June 14 & 15 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Room 154, Northern Lights College (Fort St. John Campus): 9820-120th Ave, Fort St. John
Free Lecture—New Plant Discoveries from Northern BC’s Alpine
June 15 | 7:00–8:30 pm
Fort St. John Public Library: 10015 100 Ave, Fort St. John