Water Quantity and Quality in the Ottawa Valley – Are things changing?
The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (OVC A&WMA) and the Ottawa Centre of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) will be hosting a panel discussion and networking event on Water Quantity and Quality in the Ottawa Valley on June 17, 2014.
This event will be an excellent opportunity to hear first-hand from experts on local water issues including:
What are the issues facing water quality and quantity in the Ottawa Valley today?
What role do government agencies play?
What risks do we expect with climate change? Can these risks be mitigated?
What role can the public play in conservation, improving awareness, improving preparedness?
Meredith Brown, Executive Director, Ottawa Riverkeeper
Jim Bruce, OC, FRSC, Former Director of Canadian Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) and Assistant Deputy Minister for Environment Canada
James Brennan, Director of Government Affairs, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Sarah McLeod, Water Resources Technician, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
There will also be an opportunity to network with fellow environmental professionals.
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Palladium Room, Rideau Canal Junior Rank Mess, 3rd Floor
4 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa, ON (adjacent to City Hall)
Cost: $20 members / $30 non-members
$10 student members / $20 student non-members
Student Volunteers Needed: 2 student volunteers to work at the registration desk. In return, you get your registration reimbursed! If you are interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payable online at www.awma-ovc.ca or at the door. Refreshments & Cash Bar
Please RSVP your attendance to email@example.com by Friday June 13, 2014.