The Canadian Museum of Nature to showcase Canada's North



    OTTAWA, April 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Museum of Nature will be
bringing the outside in on Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30
p.m. as it hosts the Wildlife Festival's forum on Canada's North, this years
theme of National Wildlife Week.
    Jeremy Inglis, of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and
David Murray, of Parks Canada, will be joined by noted climatologist David
Phillips. Mr. Phillips, who has been employed with Environment Canada for
39 years, is a published author and columnist, was named to the Order of
Canada in 2001, and is the originator and author of the Canadian Weather
Trivia Calendar, the most popular calendar in Canada. The forum is free to
attend and is sure to be an evening of wonder, education and exploration of
Canada's North.

    Wildlife Festival, sponsored by the Canadian Wildlife Federation in
cooperation with provincial and territorial wildlife agencies, is a
celebration of Canada's environment, habitat and heritage and will be featured
at various events. For more information about the Wildlife Festival please
visit www.ncrwildlifefestival.org. To learn more about National Wildlife Week,
please call 1-800-563-WILD (9453) or visit the Canadian Wildlife Federation's
website at www.cwf-fcf-org.

    About Canadian Wildlife Federation:

    CWF is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural
world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring
research, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending
legislative changes, and cooperating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages
a future in which Canadians may live in harmony with nature. Visit
www.cwf-fcf.org for more information.




For further information:

For further information: Jennifer James, Canadian Wildlife Federation,
Communications Officer, (613) 599-9594, jenniferj@cwf-fcf.org; Sandy
Baumgartner, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Executive director, programs and
communications, (613) 599-9594, sandyb@cwf-fcf.org

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