For the Conservaiton Connection Forum people representing First Nations, land trusts, wildlife conservation experts, environmental groups, and those caring for nature across South Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and beyond come together bi-annually for this conference presented by Habitat Acquisition Trust. With renowned speakers, a beautiful space to gather and collaborate, active nature walks, as well as a benefit auction night this is the event of the season. This local conference is surely not to be missed.
Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, Pavilion (505 Quayle Rd, Victoria BC)
Conference (Speakers, break-out groups, networking, coffee breaks and lunch) 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Nature Walk 4:00 - 4:45 PM
Keynote Speaker + Benefit Banquet (Silent auction, dinner, and speaker) 5:30 - 8 PM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rick Kool, Royal Roads University, speaking on The Blue Boundary Report: developing a collaborative plan for the sustainability of Vancouver Isand
Conservation Connection Forum here
Benefit Banquet here
Click here for tickets and pricing.
You can look forward to these silent auction items donated by our kind community sponsors:
All funds raised through the silent auction will go towards Habitat Acquistition Trust conservation programs.
The evening Benefit Banquet is catered by Truffles Catering. There will be a cash bar with wine by Symphony Vineyard, a cocktail featuring Victoria Distillers Empress Gin, and Phillips Brewery Beer.
During the conference coffee and snacks will be available during breaks and lunch includes sandwiches and soup or salad.
The Buffet-style dinner catered by Truffles features:
artisan breads, coffee and tea
saanich organics field greens/ quinoa/ strawberries/ sunflower seed praline/
goat cheese + white balsamic vinaigrette.
sunwing tomatoes/ natural pastures fresh mozzarella/ basil/ olive oil +
bc grown/ fresh herbs/ dijon/ olive oil + sea salt.
STEAMED SEASONAL VEGETABLES
herb garlic butter.
CAVATAPPI PASTA (vegetarian)
rocket/ basil/ roasted pepper sauce/ pesto/ricotta + olive oil.
ROSSDOWN FARMS CHICKEN BREAST
free run/ tomato+basil bruschetta/ crispy onions/ olive oil
FRESH SLICED FRUIT
seasonal fresh berries.
Double Chocolate Brownies
Please indicate your dietary restrictions when purchasing tickets.
Speakers and topics for the Conservation Connection Forum and Keynote Speaker for Benefit Banquet found here.
This event is co-sponsored by:
See a list of HAT's Sponsors here.