Murphy Shewchuck is a freelance writer photographer. He is from Merritt BC and has published a number of books on the area and trails. he is going to present on his recent trip to the sub arctic on Thursday February 19th. The Nicola Naturalist Society meets monthly during the winter at he Local College NVIT, presentations start at 7PM in the lecture theater and finish at 9PM. The Society is chaired by Alan Burger from U Victoria and the society is a member of the BC Naturalists in good standing. The Nicola naturalists have been involved in trying to apologise the recent flap on bio solids in the Sunshine Valley area of Merritt. Murphy presentation is titled Driving the Dempster. The Society says all are welcome membership or donation requested. On this day: February 11 1978 China loosens up  censorship on literature