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*Water is Life Event - what healthy water means to us all - May 19

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*Water is Life Event - what healthy water means to us all - May 19

Time: May 19, 2012 from 1pm to 4:30pm
Location: Roundhouse Community Centre
Street: Roundhouse Mews, Davie and Pacific
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.falsecreekwatershe…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: all
Organized By: Celia Brauer
Latest Activity: May 19, 2012

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Water is Life Event

Are you interested in hearing about current water issues in Vancouver and what you can do about them?

  Please join us on Saturday May 19th at the Roundhouse Community Centre from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM as we spend an afternoon with like-minded people to discuss what healthy water means to us all!

Confirmed speakers are:

Chief Bill WillIams - Squamish Nation - local water issues
Celia Brauer- False Creek Watershed Society - sewers, runoff, beach health, our special events, engaging the public
Bryn Davidson - St. George's Creek Blueway - daylighting a city street
Christianne Wilhelmson - Georgia Strait Alliance - sewage treatment in Vancouver
Dr. John Richardson – Professor - Forest Science UBC - The Fraser River - North Arm and Estuary health
Ben West - Wilderness Committee - tankers in Burrard inlet
Andrea Reimer - City of Vancouver Councillor - Greenest City Initiative - Water Advisory Board discussion

There will be presentations, Q & A, breakout discussions, First Nations participation, environmental group tables etc. The film will be "Rise of the Salmon People" by Jeremy Williams

Partners: City of Vancouver Greenest City, City of Vancouver - Sewers and Water, St. George's Blueway, Wilderness Committee, Georgia Strait Alliance, Roundhouse Community Centre,
Village Vancouver, North Shore Wetland Partners, City Studio. Table displays by Hasting Creek, Still Moon Society (Renfrew Ravine), BC Water and Waste Association, Salmon are Sacred, Stop the Pave, Camosun Bog, White Water, Black Gold, Wilderness Committee, Stream of Dreams, Fraserriverkeepers, Long Table and more

Everyone welcome / Free Event
Snacks / Wheelchair accessible, ASL Sign Language Interpretation

For more information check our website: or


FCWS FACEBOOK PAGE:!/groups/7181590931/

Facebook Event:!/events/135777819881370/

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