Learn the basic principles of water conservation and wetland restoration through case studies, field exercises and group work. Designed for conservation authority and government agency staff, municipal planners, drainage personnel, environmental consultants, engineers, stewardship organizations and landscape architects.
A 5 day course in the classroom and in the field visiting and studying drained and undrained wetlands throughout Eastern Ontario.
2019 Conference has been canceled.
** LEARNING OUTCOMES **
Watch this Video entitled "Weathering the Storm" - to see the importance of wetland education and the state of our environment. The Water Management and Wetland Restoration Course, is a must for all people that can make a difference with the wetlands in our country.
Watch this short video about a man, David Bamberger, that is now considered a visionary in land management and water conservation. Now his project is being replicated all across Australia. Amazing story and foresight.
Check this link to the Ducks Unlimited Canada interactive mapping, to see the wetland losses in your area and where the most significant conversions are occurring. Despite efforts of protection and restoration, wetland loss continues throughout Southern Ontario.