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Madawaska Valley October 2020 Meeting
October 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
<This schedule is tentative, pending COVID-19 status.>
Seed Exchange 7.00 – 7.30 pm: Please bring your seeds to share, in small labeled packets.
7.30 pm SPEAKER: Cassandra Robillard
Cassandra Robillard, a member of the Quebec Bryological Society and technical assistant at the Canadian Museum of Nature, will give an introductory talk on the secret world of mosses. She will introduce what mosses are, their wide variety of forms and lifestyles, and also discuss interactions between mosses and other plants and animals, and their effects on ecosystems. Moss samples will be available to view up-close, and there will be lots of time for questions and discussion.
Member Exhibitor Awards Night: Celebrate the exhibition achievements of our members.
CLASS 1: Winter squash, named
CLASS 2: Fall asters – three sprays
CLASS 3: Collection of foliage – 3 varieties, 1 stem each, named (evergreen may be included)
CLASS 4: Any Vegetable – appropriate sample (1 citron, 3 potatoes, 5 carrots etc.)
CLASS 5: “Survivors” – any perennial(s) that have survived frosts; 1 sample of each, named
CLASS 6: Promise of a New Life” – a design using seed pods/heads from a garden/nature
CLASS 7: Photo: “Winter Coat” – frosty morning
JUNIOR: Scavenger Hunt” – an item you have found in the forest; tell us what it is