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TREKS AND TRAVELS NORTH SPEAKER SERIES

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Photo courtesy of CALL Digital Photography


Monthly: 7:30-9:00 PM, at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church,
Where: 4612 Varsity Dr NW (free street parking is available in the evenings). Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members. Guests are welcome. No registration required.

Come for an evening of discovery and discussion in an informal and intimate setting! CALL members are an adventurous group and are interested in hearing about active and interesting global pursuits. Each month we will have an interactive presentation from a different presenter.

We are looking for more adventurers–CALL members and others– to come forward to stimulate and inspire us with accounts of their treks and travels. If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact Dorothy Whitson, Richard King or Ruth Mauel via e-mail at travel

Wednesday October 17

Great Bear Rainforest

Images provided by Val Scholefield

The Great Bear Rainforest, located on the British Columbia coast between the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain Range, is one of the largest tracts of temperate rainforest left in the world. Accessible only by boat or plane, it is home to thousands of species of plants, birds, insects and animals. Come and join Val Scholefield, to experience some of the magic of this area.



Wednesday November 21

Gorillas in Uganda

Presenter: Paul Fesko


Photo courtesy of Paul Fesko

Since Paul retired from The City of Calgary in 2017, He has been working with Engineers Canada on a project with the Nile Basin Initiative. This project allowed him to travel to Uganda. On his first trip to Uganda He was able to book a side trip to visit the mountain gorillas in the  Virunga National Park located on the SW corner of Uganda on the border with Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.  Paul's presentation will talk about his experience in getting there, trekking to see the gorillas and the Burundi area in general. He will  also cover why visiting the gorillas is the best way to save them.



Past Presentations


*To participate in most programs, you must be a member.  Exceptions are listed as Open to the Public


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