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The Brodie Club, established 1921

The Brodie Club is a group of serious and knowledgeable naturalists who enjoy lively discussion, penetrating questions and good fellowship. The club’s name honours Dr. William Brodie, one of the greatest all-round naturalists in Canada of his time.

Meetings are held monthly except in summer, and consist of a speaker, often a member, and natural history observations. A field excursion is held annually. Membership is by invitation, preceded by attendance at 3 meetings as a guest of an existing member.

Recent topics:

  • Urbanization leads to evolution
  • Cormorants in Toronto
  • Rare plants of Ontario
  • Terra-forming by ice streams
  • Natural area planning in Aurora
  • Tagging Monarch Butterflies
  • Canada Jays – East and West
  • Madagascar – Eighth Continent
  • Parasites: a hike through the underworld
  • Biting flies of Ontario
Next meeting: 
Tuesday,  21 May
Speaker: 
Chris Wilson
Topic:  
Evolution and paleoecology of Lake Trout: ice age to present
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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology for hosting this site.