On March 14 in Ivanhoe, Michael Runtz, renowned naturalist and educator, presents his latest show, Algonquin Wild. This is the sixth event in the Hastings Stewardship Council, Winter Speaker Series.
Based on his newest book, this a visual extravaganza of the natural history of the park through the four seasons.
“My presentation, Algonquin Wild, is a visual exploration of the changes in Algonquin Park’s flora and fauna through the course of a year,” notes Runtz. “Highlights include elusive orchids and carnivorous plants, and little-known snow insects in addition to the more famous large animals such as wolves and moose.”
Michael Runtz (carleton.ca/biology/people/michael-runtz) is one of Canada’s most highly respected naturalists, nature photographers, and natural history authors and teachers. He has spent decades exploring Algonquin Park, and has worked as an interpretive naturalist there for 11 seasons. He currently teaches at Carleton University where his highly visual teaching style is famous.