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November 23: Drew Monkman “Climate Change in the Kawarthas”

Drew Monkman is a graduate of Université Laval in Quebec City and the University of Toronto. He worked as a French Immersion teacher, until retiring in 2011. Drew is a lifelong naturalist and writer whose environment column has appeared in the Peterborough Examiner since 2004. He is the author of three books, including “Nature’s Year in the Kawarthas” and  “The Big Book of Nature Activities”, which he co-authored with Jacob Rodenburg. Drew also maintains a website ( where he posts his columns, recent wildlife sightings, and information on climate change in the Kawarthas. He has been an active member of the local climate advocacy group “For Our Grandchildren” since 2012. Drew is also involved with other environmental groups like Peterborough Pollinators, Peterborough Field Naturalists, and Pathway to Stewardship. In 2015, he received an Honorary Degree from Trent University.  

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