The Growing Biodiversity Conference

ALUS Elgin and ALUS Middlesex are celebrating their 10th and 5th year anniversary’s with the Growing Biodiversity Conference. Gather and learn as researchers, environmental organizations and landowners come together to create networks and share knowledge about habitat restoration. An exciting line-up of speakers will present the latest trends in local biodiversity and showcase the impacts of farmer-led stewardship projects that are safeguarding wildlife, ecosystems, and important habitats. The speakers will also offer answers to your questions during a panel discussion that will proceed presentations.

SPEAKER LINE-UP

Keynote Speaker: Bryan Gilvesy, ALUS, CEO

Ian Fife – Birds Canada, Forest Birds at Risk Coordinator

Ryan Godfrey – World Wildlife Fund, Botanist

Samantha Whiteye – Delaware of the Thames First Nation, Community Leader

Drake Larsen – Three Ridges Ecological Farm, Co-owner and ALUS Participant

Jumanah Khan – ALUS Elgin, Program Coordinator

Peter Moddle – ALUS Middlesex, Program Coordinator

 

REGISTRATION

 This will be a hybrid event with options to attend either in-person or stream-live virtually. Please select your preferred format in the ticket options when registering.

In-Person
Attend in person and enjoy a dinner, featuring a local caterer and foods from ALUS participants, to continue conversations over a meal. The event will be held at Wildflowers Farm:

42338 Fruit Ridge Line Central Elgin, ON N5P 3S9 

Virtual
Join the conversation as we stream live! Those attending virtually will receive an email containing the meeting link the day before the event.

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