PLACE: CAMROSE COUNTY MEETING ROOMS. 3755 - 43 Avenue, Camrose
inclusive of indigenous, local and scientific knowledge of grouse habitat, habits and naming systems.
Pop-up Creative Exhibition: Volunteer exhibitors and presenters:
Taxidermy. Photography. Visual Arts. Experience a lek viewing screen from which to observe grouse
Introduction to Grouse Sightings and Mapping: led by Janet Enns, Year of the Grouse Contact Person
Set-up starting at 4:30 pm: for presenting artists
Exhibition open to public at 5 pm
Bring finger foods to share
6 -9 pm: Bring Back the Grouse: Grouse Symposium with conservationists, ethno-scientists including aboriginal knowledge; scientists, birders, ornithologists, artists, photographers, taxidermists, musicians and others. Elder Roy Louis, Maskwacis; Dr. Glen Hvenegaard, Augustana Campus, Stephen Olson, Lloyd Lidberg, Camrose County; Myrna Pearman, Ellis Bird Farm; Representatives, Wainwright Wildlife Society.
THE GROUSE SYMPOSIUM
A regional evening of learning, education and creative works
by presenters from across Battle River Region with
visual arts l music l taxidermy l maps l photography
Monday, March 11, 2019.
Camrose County. 3755 - 43 Ave.
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Hosted by Reeve Don Gregorwich
ALL, Maskwa Associates, NEWO Energy and
Battle River Working Group Members
For related information:
Tourism and visitor management in protected areas:
guidelines for sustainability. (2018). Author(s): Leung, Yu-Fai l Spenceley, Anna l Hvenegaard, Glen Buckley, Ralf l Groves, Craig
Exhibitors/Artists: Set-up, Meeting Room. Bring finger foods to share and enjoy. Coffee and Tea by Starbucks, Camrose
Coordinator: Susan Kokas, Gwynne.
For information: 780/335-1947
[If you would like some Guidelines for a Pop-up exhibit, email firstname.lastname@example.org]
Pop-up Art Show featuring Grouse-related items: taxidermy, photography, painting, sculpture, music, readings, maps, etc.
Schools Writing Contest: Parkland Regional Library System and Partners. Posters and presentation by Judy Louis.
In Their Footsteps. Invitation by Glenys Smith (or designate) to contribute to a footwear exhibition at Camrose Station & Museum, September 2019.
Opening: GROUSE SYMPOSIUM
Welcome and Greetings Don Gregorwich, Reeve, Camrose County Overview - Why the grouse?
Battle River Lt. Governor of Alberta Arts Awards WEBSITE This symposium is designed to help us all learn what's what with the grouse: - the kinds of grouse in our own Battle River area and beyond - how to distinguish popular terms from scientific terms - habitat and what land owners are experiencing and have experienced - where to find useful information about grouse - why we matter to the grouse and the grouse matters to us and much more!
Common knowledge, terms, and regional experience
Indigenous Cree knowledge about Grouse, terms and rituals Elder Roy Louis representing regional Cree Cree traditional ecological knowledge and science: for a case study of traditional knowledge, go here sharp-tailed grouse
Dr. Glen Hvenegaard, Professor of Environmental Science and Geography, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus The Grouse of Alberta: Ecology and Conservation. Basic ecology, population trends, conservation concerns, and solutions for the future - An illustrated presentation.
Myrna Pearman, Biologist, Ellis Bird Farm More on clarification, population status of a species, and what biologists mean when they use terms such as "endangered" or "threatened." Special reference sharp-tailed grouse and importance of surveys such as Breeding Bird Survey.
Wainwright Wildlife Society with knowledge keepers Laurence Hoover, Cliff Brown, Kathie Brown, Randy Nash, Rudiger Schmidt and others. Conservation through education and experience; the need for research; addressing regulatory issues and working together across the region. Learn about us HERE
In Conversation about Grouse with Steve Olson, Wildlife Biologist, Lloyd Lidberg (Century Farmer) and other citizens of Camrose County. Takes us further into the wisdom of land-based experiences and practical applications through observations, surveying grouse, signs of grouse, teaching kids (of all ages!) with grouse.
Going Forward. Breakout, Report back and Wrap-up
Grouse Point Person: Janet Enns. 780/672-8177.
This grouse event is connected to the Battle River Group's preparations for the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards:
Investing in Rural Alberta
LT. GOVERNOR OF ALBERTA ARTS AWARDS
BATTLE RIVER 2019
SHOWING VALUE FOR
Indigenous Arts - Places That Matter - River Care
Grouse and its wellbeing
. . . A Festival of Festivals - Some ways to help . . .
Donations of any amount are welcome. Your financial and other support will assist in a number of ways:
• Preparations for the 2019 celebrations and beyond.
• Development of new work to be launched this year, and some to be premiered on September 21, 2019.
• Legacy activities - Endowment for multi-generational efforts dedicated to culture, creativity, and place (Indigenous, Settler, New People)
• Developing the Spirit of Wahkohtowin (Kinship and Neighborliness)
Battle River Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards
from Battle Lake to Battleford September 1-September 30, 2019
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF ALBERTA distinguished ARTIST AWARD
at Maskwacis September 21, 2019