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Active Travellers Wanted!
Level of Activity: Moderate to Challenging
General good health and an active lifestyle (including regular walking and/or hiking excursions) are necessary prerequisites to fully enjoy this tour. All trails in this tour are well maintained and safe. Every day you can choose from easy to moderate (and some challenging) walks and cultural encounters.
WEBINAR: Classical Greece with Shane Hawkins
Shane Hawkins is an Associate Professor of Greek and Roman Studies and the Director of the College of Humanities at Carleton University. His research focusses on ancient Greek literature. A frequent traveller to Greece, Shane has selected many of his favourite sites to share with you on this trip. Join this webinar to see and hear about many highlights!
January 24 2018 2:00pm
Tour dates: October 11 - 21, 2018
WEBINAR: Iceland's Geological Marvels with Brian Cousens
Iceland – a destination synonymous with spectacular natural scenery, towering waterfalls, stark black lava flows, broad ice fields and geothermal spas. The allure of Icelandic geology makes Iceland a “go-to” destination for Professor Brian Cousens of the Earth Sciences department at Carleton University.
Brian Cousens’ work focuses on igneous petrology and the origin of volcanic rocks in modern and ancient settings. He has travelled and researched extensively in Iceland. Join this webinar to see and hear what Brian is most looking forward to on our upcoming tour of Iceland.
January 25 2018 2:00pm
Tour Dates: June 12 - 22, 2018
Protecting & Recovering Butterfly Species at Risk in Ontario
Quest tour leader and Entomologist Jessica Linton is hosting a (free) talk with the Toronto Entomologists' Association! Read on for more information.
Jessica Linton is the coordinator of the recently formed Ontario Butterfly Species at Risk Recovery and Implementation Team. She will provide an overview of her research and ongoing work, which includes spear-heading Ontario's first reintroduction project for Mottled Duskywing at Pinery Provincial Park, in addition to other current provincial and national efforts to protect and recovery Ontario's butterfly species at risk. In addition to Mottled Duskywing, Jessica will touch on efforts focused on Monarch, Frosted Elfin, Karner Blue and Eastern Persius Duskywing.
January 27 2018 1:00pm
Room 206, Victoria College, Toronto view map
No RSVP required