Stewardship and River Rehab Workshop on Earth Day!

COME share Earth Day with us and enjoy a day long program of information, networking and learn about volunteerism and works in and around the Saugeen Watershed and beyond.

 Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority with support from Bruce Power are pleased to present a Community Stewardship and River Rehabilitation Workshop that will showcase projects in our area, and to learn techniques used in some other areas.  This is a community forum with the hopes of building knowledge and networking.

Those welcome to attend are community groups, municipal staff, Conservation Authorities, volunteers and general public who are interested in hearing about stewardship projects in Southwestern Ontario, and to get some ideas of what community volunteers can do for instream rehabilitation and stewardship activities.

 When: Friday April 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Elmwood Community Centre, 38 Concession 10, Elmwood.

Eventbrite link:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-stewardship-workshop-tickets-22237684513

The morning keynote speaker will be Jack Imhof, National Biologist with Trout Unlimited Canada, on how to approach river rehabilitation and a systems approach to community instream projects.  Speakers will share their projects completed both in stream and other stewardship areas.

 Topics will include:

  • Lockerby Dam Decommissioning;
  • McCullough Lake Association bringing harden shorelines to a natural state;
  • Work of the Beaver River Watershed Initiative and Lake Huron Fishing Club;
  • What the Grey Bruce Sustainability Network can do for you;
  • Friends of the Saugeen local community initiative;
  • And more…

Registration costs will be $15.00 and can be done through the Eventbrite link, by emailing j.harbinson@svca.on.ca, or by calling 519-367-3040 ext 235.  Limited registration will be available at the door.  Registration will include a lunch, coffee and morning snacks.

 

PLEASE Share this email and flyer with others who may be interested, AND if you can post up in your office, public space, on your website or other social media avenues that would be great.

 

Thank you for your interest in improving your community and learning about river systems rehabilitation. We look forward to seeing you on the 22nd of April.

 

Jo-Anne Harbinson, Manager Water Resources and Stewardship Services, ext. 235, j.harbinson@svca.on.ca

 

Shaun Anthony, Water Quality Specialist, ext. 239, s.anthony@svca.on.ca

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