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Muskoka Conservancy Annual Meeting 2019 – Open to All!
June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Please join us as we gather to celebrate nature conservation in Muskoka!
Our keynote Dan Kraus is The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s National Conservation Biologist. Dan has worked on conservation planning, habitat management, climate change, freshwater conservation, natural capital, biodiversity indictors and more. Here’s a little taste of Dan’s presentation:
A Survival Guide to the Anthropocene: How nature and people could prosper in the 21st century
We are living in a time that has been called the Anthropocene because of the lasting impact modern human societies are having on the planet. Global issues such as climate change and extinction of wildlife can seem complex and even too overwhelming to solve. While there are new and significant challenges facing our planet, we are also on the edge of a transformation that could benefit nature and people for generations to come. Dan’s presentation will explore our current environmental issues from a global and national perspective, the critical role of community actions, and why we should have hope for the future.
What: Muskoka Conservancy Annual Meeting w/ keynote Dan Kraus, awards, special guest, raffle, and light refreshments.
When: Saturday June 8 from 10am to noon.
Where: Dewey Institute (formerly Nipissing University) 125 Wellington Street, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1E2
Who: Open to all!
Plus! In addition to the keynote address, we will present the prestigious Wayland Drew Award, and celebrate award winners for natural heritage, built heritage, and the Michael Foster Award for nature photography. Enter our raffle to win fantastic prizes thanks to WestJet, Mindham Fine Jewellery, JW Marriott, Muskoka Brewery, and Lorne’s Coats.
The Muskoka Conservancy Annual General Meeting, including election of board members, will be in a brisk, informative format. Note that the event is open to all, however, you must be a member to vote.
We look forward to seeing you there!