Valhalla Wilderness Society biologist to speak in Qualicum Beach

Wayne McCrory to share personal experiences Jan. 13 in a Spirit of the Wild evening in Qualicum Beach.

QUALICUM BEACH – Valhalla Wilderness Society biologist Wayne McCrory will be entertaining and educating people in Qualicum Beach Jan. 13 at an evening presentation at the town’s Civic Centre.

McCrory has worked on such Society campaigns as the Valhalla and Goat Provincial Parks, Dundas Archipelago, Spirit Bear Conservancy and he also helped create western Canada’s first wild horse preserve in the B.C. Chilcotin area.

He will be joined at the event by Briony Penn, an award-winning columnist and illustrator.

The pair will address the logging of District Lot 33 in Nanoose Bay and the resident Roosevelt Elk herd.

Admission to the event is by donation. It takes place Fri., Jan. 13 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the discussion begins at 7 p.m.