Conservation Connection Forum coming soon!

The Conservation Connection Forum is Friday September 19 - that's next week!  If you would like to find out more about the forum or register, click here!  It's a great opportunity to network with local environmental organizations, develop your organization's capacity, and or learn about issues affect our environment.  Registration is $25 for non-profit groups, and $30 for everyone else - and that includes a delicious organic lunch too!  Read more for a draft agenda, presenter bios and more.


Draft Agenda

9:00-10:30        Welcome and Opening Plienary Session – 

The Conservation Framework - Approachs to species and ecosystems conservation in BC

Presented by Dave Fraser & Andrew Harcombe

10:30-11:00       Break (Browse through displays of many of local environmental organizations)

11:00-12:30       Concurrent Session 1

                        A. Fundraising for Sustainablity Panel Discussion and Q&A.

                            Panelists John Morton, Lynne Milnes, and Jane Buzza

        B. Climate Change: Local Action Roundtable

            Panelists: Russ Fuocco, Naomi Devine, more to be confirmed

12:30-1:15Lunch - Organic lunch provided

1:15-2:30Concurrent Session 2

A.    Filling the Toolbox- Different approaches that help retain and protect sensitive ecosystems

Presenters: Judith Cullington, Bob Cox, and Andrea Barnett

B.     Issues in Eating Local.

Panel: TBA


2:45-4:00Concurrent Session 3

A.    Hook, Line & Sinker- A Guide to Sustainable Volunteer Fishing

Workshop with Volunteer Victoria's Tara and Mariko

B.     The Marine Community: Issues and Community Involvement in Marine Issues

Panel dicussion with Nikki Wirght, Garry Fletcher, and Michael Dunn



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