Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere

16 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kitchener Public Library Theatre
85 Queen St N
Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1


Earth is in crisis, but there is much we can and should do. How can
we work with nature to heal the wounds we’ve inflicted?

A handful of leading-edge thinkers will be presenting their solutions
at a public forum. All speakers have been involved in research and
practices that contribute to the reversal of greenhouse gas emissions
through natural agricultural approaches and tree-planting to restore
land, and from environmental activists who see the need to encourage
any and all methods to draw down existing carbon that will complement
the technological methods of preventing future emissions.

This event will honour Michael Purves-Smith, who initiated the
project, but did not live to see it take place. Michael’s goal was
to raise awareness in Waterloo Region of the urgency for a holistic
solution to the crisis of the biosphere.


* Welcome and Introduction_John Jackson_

* Start
_Susan Bryant and Shannon Purves-Smith_
* 4 per 1000 Initiative
_Jodi Koberinski_
* Climate Smart Food
_Lloyd Helferty_
* Soil, Organic Matter, Decomposition
_Dr. Paul Voroney, University of Guelph_
* Q & A
_with panel_
* Population, Importance of Educating Women
_Shannon Purves-Smith_
* Restoring Nature, Restoring Ourselves
_Martin Tamlyn, Ignatius Centre_
* Nature Bonds and Transforming Taxation
_Niara van Gaalen_
* Q & A
_with panel_

WHEN: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
WHERE: Kitchener Public Library Theatre
LOCATION: 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener Map [2]
REGISTER: Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere Tickets |
Eventbrite [3]

This event is being brought to you by Shannon Purves-Smith with
support from the Grand River Environmental Network [4].

Partnering with Nature to Heal the Biosphere Tickets, Tue, 16 Oct
2018 at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite [5]


About Bob Jonkman

Bob Jonkman is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Brantford-Brant. Follow @BobJonkmanGPC on Twitter.
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