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Building Community Resilience in a Changing Climate

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February 26, 2020

Location: University of British Columbia Okanagan
Address: 3333 University Way
Time: 06:30 pm - 09:30 pn
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2020-02-26 18:30:00 2020-02-26 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Building Community Resilience in a Changing Climate Evidence of our changing climate is all around us. What will our future climate look like? How will our communities adapt and respond? On Wednesday, February 26, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier will provide a global perspective on climate change and a vision for the future during a special event held at the UBC Okanagan Commons Lecture Hall (COM 201). Registration is at 6:30 pm with the main event starting at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance for $15 through EventBrite (http://SheilaWattCloutier-Okanagan.eventbrite.com) Following the keynote speaker, hear from a panel of experts who will share their thoughts on how we’re adapting to climate change in the Okanagan in the areas of agriculture, health, emergency response, and water resources. The evening will also feature syilx/Okanagan cáptikʷɬ (storytelling) as well as the public launch of the Climate Projections Report for the Okanagan Region– a report on how our local climate is projected to change over the next 30 to 60 years. Representatives from a number of valley organizations will be on hand to showcase the work underway across the region to address climate change and how you can get involved. Supporting partners for this event include: Regional District of Central Okanagan, Okanagan Basin Water Board – Okanagan Water Wise, UBC Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services (BRAES), Okanagan Nation Alliance, and the Planning Institute of British Columbia - Okanagan Interior Chapter. For more information, please contact 250-469-6227 or email planning@rdco.com University of British Columbia Okanagan 3333 University Way events@kelownanow.com
Evidence of our changing climate is all around us. What will our future climate look like? How will our communities adapt and respond?

On Wednesday, February 26, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier will provide a global perspective on climate change and a vision for the future during a special event held at the UBC Okanagan Commons Lecture Hall (COM 201). Registration is at 6:30 pm with the main event starting at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance for $15 through EventBrite (http://SheilaWattCloutier-Okanagan.eventbrite.com)

Following the keynote speaker, hear from a panel of experts who will share their thoughts on how we’re adapting to climate change in the Okanagan in the areas of agriculture, health, emergency response, and water resources.

The evening will also feature syilx/Okanagan cáptikʷɬ (storytelling) as well as the public launch of the Climate Projections Report for the Okanagan Region– a report on how our local climate is projected to change over the next 30 to 60 years.

Representatives from a number of valley organizations will be on hand to showcase the work underway across the region to address climate change and how you can get involved.

Supporting partners for this event include: Regional District of Central Okanagan, Okanagan Basin Water Board – Okanagan Water Wise, UBC Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services (BRAES), Okanagan Nation Alliance, and the Planning Institute of British Columbia - Okanagan Interior Chapter.

For more information, please contact 250-469-6227 or email planning@rdco.com



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