Annual General Meeting, March 7th

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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. You can quickly RSVP to the event to help us get a sense of how many people to expect.
You will be asked by our greeters for your name when you arrive.
*Special photobooth at the meeting* Cameron Curran will be at the meeting and running a very special photobooth for 45 minutes before the start of the meeting at 3:00 pm, and another 20 minutes once the meeting concludes. Get your photo taken with our nature backdrop with our stewardship equipment. Think…wedding photo booth, but for our Annual General Meeting. A big thank you to Cam for sharing his time and skills!!

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Event Details:

2:00 pm – doors open
3:00 pm – meeting commences
5:00 pm – completion of meeting
Social time until 6:00 pm

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

Guest Speaker: Rick Beaver

Hybridizing Land Use and Management Approaches Between Indigenous Traditional Practices and Western Science

Indigenous artist and ecologist Rick Beaver

Rick is an internationally recognized Michi Saagiig Ojibway artist and ecologist from Alderville First Nation in Ontario. He has been painting and printmaking professionally for more than 40 years. His well-known designs are featured on fabric, paper, glass and ceramic products. His diverse involvements have included consultations in aboriginal tourism, the arts, cultural history and ecosystem restoration.
In past years, he was as a member of the design team for The Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario and served as the research and restoration coordinator for Alderville First Nation’s Black Oak Savanna for many years.

He has appeared as a personality on television and radio, illustrated several publications and was the recipient of the Governor General’s commemorative medal for community service in 1993. He received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Trent University in 2011.  Currently, he lives and creates from his studio home on Alderville First Nation.

Please visit Rick’s website to learn more.


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