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Healing Our Connection to Water and Place through Habitat Creation

Updated: Oct 19, 2022

The webinar will highlight two Indigenous-led projects to recreate natural spaces along major waterways (the St. Lawrence River and the St. Clair River) that have been impacted by historical and ongoing colonial development.

We will hear from experts and leaders from the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (Tekakwitha Island and Bay Restoration Project) and Walpole Island First Nation (Swan Lake Marsh rehabilitation).

Our speakers will discuss the details of the restoration projects, the historic intrusions on the territory that necessitated intervention, the challenges experienced in the design and implementation process, and the spiritual, cultural and practical significance of these spaces for the respective communities.

The benefits and limitations of these projects will be discussed and calls to action to further support Community led efforts will be shared.

Topic: Healing Our Connection to Water and Place through Habitat Creation

Date and time: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12 PM

Cost: Free, however, registration is required.

Can’t attend the webinar? Submit your registration and the recording will be sent to you.

For more information on our webinar series, please visit the Latornell Webinars webpage.

For more information:

Karen Anderson and Mario Maillet, Symposium Coordinators

Latornell Conservation Symposium

1-888-274-1364 ext. 4

c/o Conservation Ontario

120 Bayview Parkway

Newmarket, Ontario

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Upcoming Events

Webinar #3: Keeping Up with Planning in Ontario: When: Tuesday December 6, 2022

Ontario has a housing and affordability crisis. But what does that really mean? The province released the Housing Affordability Task Force Report in February and has committed to ongoing housing supply action plans.

Join us as we explore how to provide attainable housing while balancing other provincial priorities, including greenspace, clean drinking water and safe development.

Webinar #3 registration opening soon

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