Saturday November 8th
from 10:30AM to 6:45PM
Brilliant Cultural Centre in Castlegar (click for directions)
SEEDS will be a presenter at this inspiring conference.
We hope you will attend.
This event is intended to provide valuable opportunities to learn about climate change and toexplore alternative steps towards a healthier future.
The World We Want includes 2 key note speakers, the highly acclaimed film, Cowspiracy , participatory workshops, multimedia presentations, displays, uplifting songs by a massive choir and a vegetarian potluck dinner. Portions of this forum will be professionally videotaped & mounted on YouTube.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Richard Hebda, University of Victoria (Biology, Earth and Ocean Sciences), will speak about local and global climatic changes and impacts to our environment, economy and lifestyles and Herb Hammond will introduce “Ecosystem based Conservation Planning: An Important Response to Climate Change”.
The Doukhobors and Friends choir warmly invites choirs and people of all ages and cultures to join the choir, especially youth, who will play an exciting role in opening the event.
Practices will be held at the Brilliant Cultural Center, October 19th and 26th at 2:00 pm and November 2nd at 12:00 pm.
Workshops will feature:
• Rebuilding Local Self sufficient /Resilient Food Systems
• Passive House Designs and Sustainable Cohousing Developments
• Community Based Forestry Practices and Watershed Conservation
• Climate Change and Jobs and Economy
• Renewable Energy
• Sustainable Transportation
• Influencing Policy and Organizing for Environmental Change
• Water Conservation Projects