Parksville Fish & Game Club to host speaker

May 23 presentation to address science-based goose control

The Parksville Fish & Game Association has announced it will host field biologist Garreth Ashley as guest speaker at its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 23, at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.

Ashley, with Guardians of Mid-Island Estuaries, will give a talk with an 11-minute video outlining the local Canada Goose issue and explain details around a science-based goose control program. A question-and-answer period will follow.

The public are welcome to attend at no cost. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m., with the presentation to follow after club business is completed.

Rod & Gun Show

The PFGA will host its 14th annual Rod & Gun Show Sunday, May 28, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Arrowsmith Hall on the Coombs Fairgrounds.

The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast, followed by many deals on gear and information from vendors. A lunch will also be available.

Admission is $5 for males over 16; women are admitted free. For more info or to rent a table, call Graham Alexander at 250-240-0459.

— NEWS staff and PFGA submission

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