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Photo taken in Clyde River

As part of Nature PEI’s 50th Anniversary celebration, the Society is offering a four-evening introductory bird identification course on Island birds. The course is being held on specific Thursday evenings between March 28th and May 16th at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House at the corner of West and Kent Street in Charlottetown. The course commences at 7:00 pm and should wrap around 9:00 pm depending on the number of questions raised by the audience. The course winds up with an early morning field trip on June 1st. The instructors are Dwaine Oakley, Ray Cooke, Brendan Kelly and Dan McAskill.

The course is free but donations or Nature PEI memberships will be gladly accepted. The course is being offered by Nature PEI with the support of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation’s Beaconsfield Carriage House.

  • March 28th – “Using Bird Features, Behaviour and Birding Tools (Binoculars, Telescopes, Birding Guides, Bird Songs) to Assist in Identification” with Ray Cooke. This evening’s presentation will include the selection of binoculars and telescopes as well as birding ethics.
  • April 11th – “The Loons, Cormorants, Herons, Waterfowl, Hawks and Grouse” with Dwaine Oakley.
  • May 2nd – “The Rails, Shorebirds, Gulls, Terns, Owls, Flycatchers and Jays” with Dan McAskill.
  • May 16th – “The Larks, Swallows, Wrens, Warblers, Sparrows, Grosbeaks, Blackbirds, & Finches” with Brendan Kelly.

Course participants can put their newly acquired knowledge into practice during the field trip on Saturday, June 1st. Meet at 5:45 am at the Provincial Administration Building Kent Street Parking Lot for car pooling/rideshare coordination. Departure at 6:00 am sharp. While there will be at least a few telescopes, participants should bring their own binoculars and, if they have one, their scope.

For more information, see our website at www.naturepei.ca

The Clyde River Council invites residents to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, March 13th, 7:00 p.m. at Riverview Community Centre. Council will present the 2019/20 Financial Plan that includes Operating/Capital Budget. They will also provide updates on Clyde River’s progress in conforming to the new Municipal Government Act. Your input/questions will be welcomed. To view the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting, please click here.

Summer Student Opportunity

The Municipality of Clyde River has once again applied for funding to hire a summer student under the provincial “Jobs for Youth” Program. Young people living in Clyde River and 16 years of age or older, who are interested in being considered for the position must submit a Student Application with the P.E.I. Employment Development Jobs Agency. This can be done on the provincial government website, www.princeedwardisland.ca. Once there, search for “Employment Development Agency & Seasonal Jobs Registry” to find the Student Application. The successful candidate will be employed up to 10 weeks in June, July and August doing a variety of tasks including lawn and garden maintenance. If you have any questions, please contact Fred Beer, CAO at administrator@clyderiverpei.com.

The Clyde River Council invites residents to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, March 13th, 7:00 p.m. at Riverview Community Centre. Council will present the 2019/20 Financial Plan that includes Operating/Capital Budget. They will also provide updates on Clyde River’s progress in conforming to the new Municipal Government Act. Your input/questions will be welcomed. If required, the storm date would be the next evening at 7:00 p.m., March 14th.

Central Parish Women’s Morning Out Group is hosting another showing of the movie “Maudie” at Burnside Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. Free will donation at the door. A light lunch will be served after. All are welcome to attend.

Based on a true story, Maudie follows the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (played by Sally Hawkins) and reclusive fishmonger Everette Lewis (played by Ethan Hawke).

This coming Saturday evening, Clyde River’s Burnside Presbyterian Church will host a GST (Goods, Services & Talent) Auction at the APM Centre. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the auction begins at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the auction will go to maintenance and ongoing ministry outreach of Burnside Church.

The auction will feature a live and silent auction. Items will include gift cards for local businesses, a guided tour of North Shore, baked goods, fresh chickens, side of lamb, dinners, two paintings, and much more. There will also be lots of delicious food stations from Papa Joe’s, Claddagh Oyster House and Olde Dublin Pub. (Cash only at food stations)

All are welcome to attend and make sure to bring a friend. Feel free to share this notice.

The Clyde River United Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to the 2019 World Day of Prayer. The message is about Women in Slovenia overcoming injustices. It will be held on Friday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. at 726 Clyde River Road. A light lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Jo-Ann at 902-675-4335.