Annual General Meeting ~ Saturday, March 2

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All are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting! This is a perfect opportunity to connect with others and learn about local conservation work. We will share conservation news from the year, stewardship and volunteer efforts, and plans for the future. All are welcome! Members have voting rights at the meeting.

Pre-reading materials:

Event Details:

2:00pm – doors open3:00pm – meeting commences5:00pm – completion of meetingSocial time until 6:00pm

Location: Hawkridge Golf & Country Club (1151 Hurlwood Ln, Severn, ON L3V 0Y6)

Guest Speaker: Janet Sumner

Janet Sumner

We are very pleased to announce our guest speaker! Janet has more than 25 years’ experience as an environmentalist. She has been the Executive Director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Wildlands League since 2003. In 2017, Janet was appointed co-chair of the National Advisory Panel (NAP) with a mandate to provide recommendations on how Canada can meet the Aichi Target 11, protecting 17% terrestrial lands and inland waters in Canada by 2020. Janet is an expert negotiator, strategist and communicator with considerable policy reform experience. Janet believes the two greatest environmental challenges of our time are climate change and biodiversity loss. The solutions to both include protecting nature and addressing our land use footprint. Janet will talk about: What the Planet Needs: 

From southern Canada to the Arctic, what nature needs is protection. Find out how important protecting nature in Canada is to not only regional biodiversity but the impact for the planet and the hemisphere.

Renew Your Support & Skip the Line

Renew your support of conservation efforts in advance of the meeting through the form below or by giving us a call at the office (705-326-1620).

Until the Annual General Meeting, we have a challenge gift! If 25 people become monthly supporters, two anonymous donors will contribute a total of $5,000. By becoming a monthly supporter, you will:

  • Be counted as a member
  • No longer receive membership reminders to donate
  • Receive a yearly charitable tax receipt
  • Receive periodic invites to events
  • Get a ‘coveted’ Conservancy touque as our thanks!

We are a little over half way there – can you help?