The University of Waterloo’s Water Institute is hosting three of the world’s leading ecosystem specialists for a day of discussion on source water protection and restoration. “Innovations in Water Source Protection, Protected Areas, and Ecosystem Resilience” will take place on December 7, 2011. There will be a plenary in the morning that is open to the public and free of charge, followed by a series of workshops with the specialists to address, and develop possible solutions to, the issues brought up in the plenary.
Where: Environment 3, Room 1408, University of Waterloo
When: Wednesday, December 7: Plenary 9 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and workshops 1 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Who: Keith Bowers (Former chair of the Society for Ecological Restoration International; founder and president of Biohabitats); F.Stuart (Terry) Chapin III (Professor Emeritus of Ecology in the Department of Biology and Wildlife at the University of Alaska Fairbanks; past-president of the Ecological Society of America); Jim Harris (Professor and chair in Environmental Technology at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire, UK)
The plenary is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration is required for the workshops. To reserve your spot, send a $20 cheque payable to Stephen Murphy. Fees will be put towards the food provided at the workshop.
Department of Environment and Resource Studies (ERS),
University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON Canada
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