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OEN Summer Networking Meeting

  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 17 Jun 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Italian Canadian Club of Milton


Sustainable Development Goals:

Working through Ecology and Environment for a Sustainable Ontario

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-development-goals-working-through-ecology-environment-tickets-45838242417

Register now and join the OEN and local member Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources on June 16 to discuss enabling our work to reflect and embed ecology and the environment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)why and how ecology and environment is critical to moving towards the SDGS and to reflect on how and why we should lever the SDGs in the work we do in Ontario.  

Setting the stage with invited panelists in an interactive discussion, we will spend the balance of Saturday June 16th diving into our collective wisdom to discuss and record what we can do in the short and medium term. Building out our workshop portion, we will also discuss what our focus could be for project work for OEN over the next five years


Saturday June 16, 2018 8.30am-5.00pm (and beyond)
Italian Canadian Club of Milton, 104 Tremaine Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2W9
$15 for non members, free for members. Hurry! Seats are limited!

Time Activity
8:30  Registration and gathering
9:00 – 9:15 Opening and Objectives
9:15 – 9:30 Introductions – name and organization
9:30 – 9:45 Ecology and Environment (BioDiversity) In the SDGs
9:45 – 11:05 Panel One : International and National or mixed on themes
11:05 – 11:20 Bio Break 
11:20 – 12:35 Panel 2:  Local and Provincial or mixed on themes
12:35 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30  Ecology and Environment in the SDGs
3:30 – 3:45  Bio Break 
3:45 – 5:00  The Future of the Ontario Environment Network and Strategic Plan
5:00  Meeting Closing & Reflection 
5:15 - 6:15 Outdoors. Tangible steps to enhance BioDiversity tending and adding
to the monarch waystation and pollinator patch
6:15 - Dinner and open bar (cost)
Story telling and conversation (and maybe even a sing along) around the
campfire under the stars on the Niagara Escarpment, a world Biosphere Reserve


Sunday June 17, 2018 9am-12pm
The Sanctuary - 13028 Highway 7, Georgetown Ontario L7G 4S4
FREE - Hurry! Seats are limited!

Join us for a half day bioblitz and property work bee at the Sanctuary where we will do some pond depth mapping,  invasive species inventories and more.


 For Saturday, the nearest GO station to Italian Canadian Club is a Milton GO which is 10 minute drive. For Sunday, nearest GO to the Sanctuary is Georgetown GO Station. Use a taxi, local transit, uber or contact us for pick up arranged to/from Milton GO Station (Saturday) or Georgetown GO Station (Sunday) .

Accommodation - there are hotels in the Milton area or AirBnB. Contact us for information on basic overnight accommodation available on request at the Sanctuary (bring a sleeping bag).

Member travel subsidies and assistance may be available - Contact us for information.


Ste 11 - 2675 Bloor St West

Toronto, ON, M8X 

oen (at) oen.ca

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