Blue + Green Resilience and Innovation: Plenary and Workshop

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.

Event Details:

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.
Address:
Stephen Murphy
Department of Environment and Resource Studies (ERS),
University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON Canada
N2L 3G1

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