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

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:
 
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
Sven Biggs - Wilderness Committee - tankers in Burrard inlet
Andrea Reimer - City of Vancouver Councillor - Greenest City Initiative

With displays by: Still Moon Society, Hastings Park, VAPOR and others.
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), Fraser Riverkeepers, Water Matters, Salmon are Sacred, VAPOR (Fuel port proposal for YVR), Stop the Pave and presenters 

Everyone welcome / Free Event
Snacks / Wheelchair accessible

For more information check our website: http://www.falsecreekwatershed.org or emailinfo@falsecreekwatershed.org

Hope to see you there! Please forward!

 

Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/135777819881370/

 

 
  

 

 

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