Latornell Symposium about Green Infrastructure

September 14, 2016
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Applied in both rural and urban settings, green infrastructure supports the environment, the economy, and our quality of life in a variety of ways. Green infrastructure includes living systems such as natural areas, forests, parks, streams and riparian zones, wetlands and agricultural lands, as well as engineered facilities such as green roofs, rain gardens and […]

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Grey to Green

May 16, 2016
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Grey to Green Conference 2016 includes a two full-day program with 52 presentations and panel discussions from over 60 industry experts. This conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and more to discuss the benefits of the important green infrastructure industry, and how to grow it even further. The interdisciplinary […]

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Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision-Making

October 30, 2015
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The Ecosystem Services Partnership will host a webinar about the newly released (USA) White House memorandum on “Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision-Making.” You can read the White House Memorandum as well as the White House Blog post on the memorandum here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/memoranda/2016/m-16-01.pdf https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/10/07/incorporating-natural-infrastructure-and-ecosystem-services-federal-decision-making

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2016 Forests Ontario Conference

September 16, 2015
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The Annual Forests Ontario Conference is Ontario’s largest forestry conference. Close to 300 attendees join us every year to explore timely topics that help landowners and forestry professionals learn more about ways to manage their forests. The conference is a great networking opportunity, and an excellent time to meet those from around Ontario that are […]

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Biodiversity Offsetting Law and Policy

May 25, 2015
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At the Biodiversity Offsetting Law and Policy workshop, Ontario Nature will present a new report that compares law and policy internationally across six jurisdictions, analyzing strengths, weaknesses and gaps, and providing recommendations. The purpose of the workshop is to introduce participants to a range of policy options on a number of key biodiversity offsetting issues […]

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Natural Capital: Its Significance to Business & Society At Large

May 25, 2015
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Please join The University of Toronto’s School of the Environment’s Environmental Finance Advisory Committee on June 4, 2015 at the offices of Torys LLP for “Natural Capital: Its Significance to Business & Society At Large” Natural Capital is an emerging topic gaining great interest with the business and accounting communities. The academic community has long […]

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Realizing the health benefits of green spaces in a changing world

February 4, 2015
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EcoHealth Ontario and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation are pleased to present a workshop on Realizing the Health Benefits of Green Spaces in a Changing World There is growing understanding of the complex linkages between the natural and built environments and human health. Nature can help mitigate a wide range of physical and mental […]

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Forests Ontario Annual Conference

February 2, 2015
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! The 2015 Forests Ontario Conference will be taking place on Friday, February 20th at the Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston. Upwards of 300 landowners, forestry professionals, educators and those interested in the health of our forests will be exploring the theme of “One Forest”. Our forest is one forest. The divides between urban, […]

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Ontario Biodiversity Summit

October 13, 2014
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This summit will connect people from a range of sectors from across Ontario – and around the world – to talk about, celebrate, and take action to protect biodiversity. Objectives include: * Providing a forum to educate, energize, and engage stakeholders; * Introducing a non-traditional audience to the importance of biodiversity and their role in […]

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Discover the Don Speaker Series: Toronto’s Trees – Beyond the Ice Storm

October 12, 2014

The Don Watershed Regeneration Council and Toronto and Region Conservation is launching a 2-hour speaker series event on October 23, 2014 from 7 to 9 pm at the Auditorium of the North York Central Library (5120 Yonge Street) featuring the 4 special presentations: 1) Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD Chief Environment Officer on “The Economic Value of […]

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