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PostPosted: June 10th, 2021, 6:30 am 
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Registration is free, see the agenda for areas and speakers.

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The Peoples’ Summit, a virtual event, will showcase stories of action to protect Ontario's special places. Ontario sits at 10.7% protected and we need to get to 30% by 2030 to be in line with global commitments.


June 17th...

11:00 – 12:30 Central Ontario Connectivity
Moderator - Bradley Fauteaux - Wildlands League board member
Katie Krelove - Ontario Campaigner, Wilderness Committee – Protecting Rare Old Growth in Catchacoma Forest
Gary Pritchard - Curve Lake First Nation
Dave Pearce - Senior Forest Conservation Manager, Wildlands League – Expanding Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park
Paul Heaven and Shelly Hunt - Haliburton Highlands Land Trust - Protecting the Highlands Corridor
John Kintare - Kawartha Land Trust - East Kawartha Lakelands - Community and Corridors


1:00 – 2:30 Whither Algonquin Park?
Moderator - Bradley Fauteaux - Wildlands League board member
Dr. Peter Quimby - Chief Scientist, Ancient Forest Exploration – Protecting old growth and intact areas in Algonquin Park
Dave Pearce - Senior Forest Conservation Manager, Wildlands League – Algonquin Park
Katie Krelove - Ontario Campaigner, Wilderness Committee – Time to end logging in Algonquin Park
John McDonnell – CPAWS Ottawa Valley - Algonquin Park to the Dumoine River, QC

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-people ... keep_tld=1

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https://peoplessummit.ca/

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PostPosted: June 27th, 2021, 10:55 am 
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Recordings of the various talks and discussions have been put up on youtube for anybody interested:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR9Y4r ... okQ/videos

Dr. Peter Quinby had some interesting comments on relatively remote roadless areas in Algonquin and the non-parks lands west to Georgian Bay. Still haven't seen most of the material.

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