Winter Speaker Series
- Dates:February 13, 2018
- Location:Living Prairie Museum
- Times:From: 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
- Admission:Admission is free, however donations are gladly accepted.
- Address: 2795 Ness Avenue Winnipeg, MB
- Phone: (204) 832-0167
- Website:Visit Website
- Region: Winnipeg
Our Friends of the Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series will begin on January 16th, 2018. The series takes place every other Tuesday, 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Space is limited so please call in advance to reserve your seat. Reservations are accepted two weeks prior to the talk. Friends of the Living Prairie Museum members may register for any date after Jan 2nd.
Feb. 13 The Deer Lodge bison herd: Manitoba's role in the conservation of the Plains Bison. - Dr. William Watkins - Biodiversity Conservation Biologist, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch of Manitoba Sustainable Development
The story of the decline of the plains bison, or buffalo as it is more commonly called, is generally well known. What is not so well known is the key role that the Red River Settlement and several of its prominent citizens played in rescuing the species from extinction.