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Calendar of Events, Workshops & QUBS Outreach

QUBS Community Dinner | QUBS Workshops | QUBS Seminar Series | QUBS Open House

Many of our Outreach activities, including Eco-Adventure Camp for 10-14 year olds, occur at our Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre. Situated at the end of Hewlett-Packard Road off North Shore Road, the Centre is on the shores of pristine Elbow Lake embedded within 400 hectares of rugged terrain and varied wetlands and forests.

Activities like our Open House, weekly spring and summer seminar series, and many workshops occur at our main research and teaching facility on the shores of Lake Opinicon, directions for which may be found on our Contact Page.

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2016 Workshop Details and How to Apply


Eco-Adventure Camp

Run from July 4th to August 26th, the camp for young people aged 10-14 focuses on exploring nature and the environment, as well as outdoor activities like hiking and canoeing. It is held at our Elbow Lake Environmental Education facility. For more information visit the Eco-Adventure web site.

QUBS Seminars

Held in the Conference Room in the R.J. Robertson Biodiversity Centre each Wednesday at 7:00 pm. All are welcome! We are just beginning to assemble the roster so please check back.


Date Speaker Talk Title
4 May       Chris Elvidge
Carleton University
Environmental factors shape the five personality axes
Special Seminar Mon 9 May 1pm      Nann Fangue
University of California - Davis

Physiological and behavioral approaches to studying threatened and endangered fishes.

11 May       Greg Bulté
Carleton University
The sex life of the northern map turtle: what goes on above and below the surface.
18 May       Pedro Antunes
Algoma University

New beginnings – plant - soil microbe interactions and non-native species introductions.

25 May       Laura Schoenle
Virginia Tech
Surviving or thriving with malaria? The role of stress hormones in mediating resistance and tolerance to infection in wild birds.
1 June      TBA TBA
8 June      TBA TBA
15 June      TBA TBA
22 June      Lisa Belden, Virginia Tech TBA
29 June      TBA TBA
6 July      TBA TBA
13 July      TBA TBA
20 July      TBA TBA
27 July      TBA TBA
3 August     TBA  TBA
10 August     Michael Clarke, La Trobe University, Australia TBA
17 August    TBA TBA
24 August    



Open House

Our annual Open House will be on Sunday June 26th from noon to 3:00 pm. Please come join us to learn about new research, teaching and outreach initiatives. Tour our facilities and take short nature walks. Meet our researchers, students and staff. Light refreshmenst and snacks will be available.

QUBS Community Dinner

Information to come.