Heritage Toronto's Natural Heritage Symposium will take place at St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. East, Toronto, on Tuesday, November 12th, 7-9 PM.
This symposium will examine our city's rich natural heritage, the challenges it faces, and what we can do to preserve it. The expert panel will be moderated by Geoff Cape, Evergreen's Executive Director. The panel comprises very knowledgeable folks from Toronto Environmental Alliance, Ontario Heritage Trust, City of Toronto and Toronto & Region Conservation Authority:
- Barbara Heidenreich from Ontario Heritage Trust will speak about trees as natural heritage resources.
- Franz Hartman from Toronto Environmental Alliance will address the big picture of what has changed in environmental conservation in the 25 years TEA has been operating. He will speak to what average citizens can do to conserve natural heritage in the context of our natural ecosystems.
- Jane Weninger from City of Toronto will address the City of Toronto's Natural Heritage Study, which is a big picture view of what the city is doing to conserve and enhance our natural heritage.
- Carolyn Woodland from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority will discuss management of natural heritage resources related to water including river valleys, marshes, the waterfront, and more.
Attendees will also get the chance to ask their questions about our city's natural heritage.