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Carolinian Canada Coalition 2014 Annual General Meeting
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Carolinian Canada Coalition Annual General Meeting and Awards 2014
Celebrating 30 Years of Significant Conservation
Thursday, May 22, 2014 (World Biodiversity Day)
Canada Southern Railway Station, St. Thomas, Ontario
Sponsored by Conservation Ontario, Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority,
and Ministry of Natural Resources
Join the Celebration!
Deep South Bus Tour: Join us on the Carolinian Canada time travel bus to explore a slice of Canada’s Deep South in the Elgin Greenway: discover what became of critical unprotected sites of 30 years ago; meet significant partners in today’s Big Picture biodiversity hotspots; and learn where visions for a sustainable green future are sprouting behind the scenes of the Elgin Natural Heritage Inventory.
Big Picture Stories. Local. Wild. Inspiring. Our speakers will weave an inspirational collection of personal short stories connecting people and experiences through the evolution of a trailblazing conservation community.
Launch of 30 / 30 Passport & Challenge: The celebration doesn’t stop here… We’re launching a Carolinian Canada Passport highlighting significant sites, tours, events, projects and partners over a year, starting in May. Or go extreme green by setting your own 30 / 30 challenge. Do you want to ID 300 species in Carolinian Canada this year? Plant 30 wildflowers? Walk, cycle or paddle 30 or 300 km of trails? What will you do? Nominate your site or event for the 30/30 Passport at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Carolinian Canada Conservation Awards: Celebrate local conservation heroes and recognize outstanding contributions of people who protect Carolinian Canada's unique nature at the Carolinian Canada Coalition Conservation Awards. Congratulate the 2014 award recipients at the reception after the ceremony.
Conservation Information Fair: The day will conclude with an information fair showcasing the exciting projects of Carolinian Canada and our partners. Stroll through the exhibits and meet Carolinian Canada staff and partners and learn what you can do to support conservation programs in your area. Limited exhibitor spaces are available, please direct enquiries to Dee Crilly at email@example.com.
- Meet Carolinian Canada Coalition Board members and staff at the Chair's Lunch
- Special resolutions for new by-laws and articles of transition and elections to the First Board of Directors under the new federal Not for Profit Corporations Act
- Introduction of new strategic plan
- Members are invited to share displays and Big Picture stories
8:45 - Registration
9:00 - Deep South Bus Tour
12:00 - Launch of the 30 for 30 Campaign
12:15 - Chair's Lunch (Everyone welcome)
1:00 - Conservation Stories
2:00 - Carolinian Canada Coalition AGM
3:00 - 2014 Conservation Awards
4:00 - Information Fair and Refreshments
Directions to the Carolinian Canada Coalition AGM can be found here.
Accommodations in St. Thomas can be found here.
Be sure to renew your Carolinian Canada Coalition membership for eligibility to vote at the AGM. Visit our contribution pages to renew your membership today.
Be part of the Big Picture - Join the discussion at the CCC AGM!
The Carolinian Canada Coalition annual general meeting and awards is presented in partnership with Conservation Ontario and the Canada Southern Railway Station.