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People + Pollinators in the City

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People + Pollinators in the City

Time: March 10, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: SFU Woodwards World Art Centre
Street: 149 W Hastings St
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: discussion/forum
Organized By: Hives for Humanity
Latest Activity: Mar 5, 2016

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Event Description

On March 10 we invite you to join us for Pollinators and People in the City at SFU Woodwards World Art Centre!

Hosted by Hives for Humanity and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, this event is an evening of discussion offering tools for creating relationships of dignity and respect for all people, and creating diverse habitats and forage for all pollinators.

The evening is hosted by Hives for Humanity Society and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement and features presentations from:

Mark Winston – Professor and Senior Fellow, SFU Centre for Dialogue, and Author Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive, winner of the 2015 Govenor-General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction Mark is will be facilitating the evening’s presentations and reading from his book!

Elizabeth Elle – Professor of Biological Sciences, SFU, and wild bee expert Elizabeth will be showcasing the wild bees that live in our city, and ways we can work to support their health.

Sarah Common – Hives for Humanity, Chief Community Officer and Co-Founder Sarah co-founded Hives for Humanity with her mother Julia, in 2012, and since has been building opportunities for connection to nature and to community, through the bees, in the DTES and beyond.

Dean Wilson – Downtown Eastside (DTES) Community Activist – Dean has taken his fight for human rights for those living with addiction in the DTES all the way to the Supreme Court, and works daily to empower the voices of his community.

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