The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is hosting a full day workshop on natural capital valuation methods and management in partnership with the Natural Capital Lab and Ontario Network for Ecosystem Services.
The workshop will be relevant to municipalities, conservation authorities and other stakeholders interested in learning about recent advances in natural capital valuation and its applications from local and national projects.
This workshop will provide delegates:
An introduction to natural capital valuations and the work of the Natural Capital Lab.
A detailed understanding of the valuation process and available data sources using ‘Ontario’s Good Fortune; Appreciating the Greenbelt’s Natural Capital’ as an example
An introduction and progress update from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative pilots including Peel and Oakville.
Break out sessions on how and why natural capital can be applied in your local context