Today, April 15
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is looking for six Canadians to receive its Conservation Achievement Awards. Award winners will be given an all-expense paid trip to Quebec City this June to receive their honour among like-minded conservationists. If you know a person or group who have devoted their time to conservation of wildlife and habitat we want to hear about it. Nomination forms can be downloaded at www.canadianwildlifefederation.ca by clicking Awards down the left-hand column of the website. Deadline for nominations is April 15.
Friday, April 16
Young people in St. John's who want to get involved in doing something for Haiti can join more than 100,000 others participating in the World Vision 30-Hour Famine today. For more information about the World Vision 30-Hour Famine visit www.worldvision.ca/ 30hrFaminenews or to sign up visit famine.ca.
Saturday, April 17
Sci-Fi On The Rock, Newfoundland and Labrador's premiere science fiction and fantasy convention, will take place April 17-18 at the Holiday Inn in St. John's. For more information, visit http://www.scifiontherock.com.
Monday, April 19
The Community Services Council and the 2010 Volunteer Week Committee are partnering with the Village Shopping Centre to hold a Volunteer Expo from noon to 5 p.m. For more information on Volunteer Week, visit: www.envision.ca.
Tuesday, April 20
The Johnson GEO Centre will host a public lecture "Entomology In 19th Century Newfoundland: The Experiences of a Naturalist in Carbonear in 1830 and Observations 175 Years Later," with speaker Dr. Barry Hicks of the College of the North Atlantic. The lecture will be held at the Johnson GEO Centre, 175 Signal Hill Rd. Free admission. Everyone welcome. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 737-7880 for more information.
Wednesday, April 21
In celebration of Earth Day, the NL Environment Network and MUNSU present a public screening of "Dirt! the Movie" 7 p.m. in Room EN-2006, MUN. Free, all welcome. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 22
Sponsored by the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CPAWS-NL) Ken Taylor will give a lecture entitled "Environmental Aspects of Offshore Petroleum Development" at 8 p.m. in the Science Building (SN2067) at MUN. Everybody welcome. Come to learn more about offshore petroleum development. For further information, contact Dave Snow at 722-3123 or Rita Anderson at 895-2564.