Outdoor Adventurer Owen Bjorgan to Speak on Niagara’s Great Wetlands and Watersheds

Join Host Friends of One Mile Creek and Guest Speaker Owen Bjorgan at a Free Meeting on Wednesday, 23rd, at  7.m. in the Niagara-on-the-Lake  Community Centre

An Invite from Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Posted October 18th, 2019 on Niagara At Large

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario  – At the October 23rd meeting of Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC), special guest speaker Owen Bjorgan will talk about Niagara’s wetlands and what’s happening in the watersheds of our traditional creeks such as One Mile Creek, Two Mile Creek, Four Mile Creek and Eight Mile Creek.

Owen Bjorgan doing what he loves – exploring Niagara’s natural places

An accomplished photographer and experienced outdoor adventurer, Owen will explain and show how important wetlands are in our ecosystem.

We’re pleased to invite Niagara on the Lake residents and others interested in natural conservation to the meeting in the Mori Nursery Room at the NOTL Community Centre at 7 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Owen is a local from Niagara On the Lake who has hiked much of the natural areas in Niagara. He’s the owner and operator of Biophilic World Hiking Tours since 2017, a local hiking tour company specializing in getting people outside to experience the Niagara’s peninsula’s incredible ecosystems.

A 2016 graduate from University of Guelph with a Bachelors in Biodiversity, Owen has produced four “Hidden Corners” international nature documentaries, including one on Niagara that is available on his website at bwhikes.com.

He is a Ted Talk speaker and two-time recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow award from Rotary International. He thru-hiked the 890-km Bruce Trail on a 37-day expedition in 2014, raising funds for You charities.

The event is free, but please let us know that you’re coming by registering below. Thanks. To register click onEvents

Location – NOTL Community Centre – Mori Nursery Room,4 Anderson Lane,  – Niagara-on-the-Lake
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About the Friends of One Mile Creek – Landowners abutting One Mile Creek and other interested individuals formed the Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) in 2003 because of concerns regarding the condition of the creek and associated Lansdowne Pond.

Working with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA), the group has implemented a number of stewardship projects to revitalize the creek’s natural heritage. Read more about the group’s history.

Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) is registered as a not-for-profit corporation in Canada as of April 2019.

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