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Unsettling Settler Conversation Download as iCal file
 
Friday 15 October 2021, 07:00pm - 09:00pm
 

Understanding that settler conservation may be harming this land more then it's protecting. He will outline some indigenous methods of conservation and include plant medicines.

Many Nature Barrie members know Gary from his leadership and talks at many of the Ontario Nature conferences on Indigenous Perspectives and Protected Places . Gary also led a wonderful trip to view medicinal plants at the last public Tiny Marsh Bioblitz in 2019. Gary is Founder of 4 Directions of Conservation Consulting Services, Gary is an Conservation Ecologist and Indigenous Engagement Specialist from Curve Lake First Nation and brings over 20 years of environmental experience. He has worked with and travelled to over 280 Indigenous communities throughout Canada and the United States. He has extensive knowledge of conducting environmental assessments, and implementing environmental policy. He has successfully collaborated with many stakeholder groups, researchers, institutes, government agencies and First Nation communities and political organizations to address environmental concerns and identify practical solutions to environmental related issues. Gary also serves as a technical advisor and past professor at two post-secondary institutes in Ontario, including Researcher-Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership at the University of Guelph.

 
Location This will be a Zoom meeting. Details will be posted