year's keynote speaker is Dick Canning.
Dick is a biologist, birder and author living in the Okanagan
Valley of southern British Columbia. He has the good fortune to live in the
house he was born and raised in, lulled to sleep by the hoots of Great
Horned Owls and woken by meadowlark song. Dick grew up in a family keenly
interested in nature, and it’s nice to see the cycle repeating itself. The
yard is a wonderful one-acre sanctuary for all sorts of wildlife–and for my
family as well–full of old memories and filling again with new ones.
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