United Nations 2020 World Environment Day: Time for Nature, Biodiversity in the City
ClimateFast Webcast on Friday, June 5th

 

Register here on Eventbrite!
Speakers will share Indigenous knowledge, gardening, urban agriculture, trees, protecting our green spaces for a post-COVID world.
Friday, 5 June 2020 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT)

 

Speakers will present on urban agriculture, waterways, our green spaces and local biodiversity. Family-friendly! First 30 minutes will include songs and stories suitable for ages 8 and up.

MCs: Allie Rougeot and Aminah Attar, Fridays for Future Toronto

Presenters include:

Carolynne Crawley is dedicated to social and environmental justice and supporting Indigenous led community work related to food sovereignty and food security. A Mi'kmaw woman with mixed ancestry from the East Coast, she is passionate about connecting people with the land, themselves, and with each other. Here are her websites:https://www.natureandforesttherapy.org/guides/carolyn-crawley and https://indigenouslandstewardshipto.wordpress.com/

Sunday Harrison, Executive Director, Green Thumbs Growing Kids https://greenthumbsto.org/

Madeleine McDowell is a storyteller, and people who have heard her stories of Toronto seem to be enthralled. McDowell is also a tree whisperer and tells stories of what a tree would tell if it could talk. “There is a communion of these trees with the spirits of the past,” McDowell said. “They are living, breathing witnesses of our heritage.” https://www.toronto.com/news-story/5742082-natural-roots-madeleine-mcdow...

Ambika Tenneti, Rivers Rising project of Toronto Green Community. Here is their website: http://www.torontogreen.ca/what-we-do/rivers-rising/

Krystyn Tully is the Vice President and co-founder of Swim Drink Fish Canada, home of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Swim Guide, and other water protection programs. Krystyn has over 20 years experience connecting and supporting people working to restore swimmable, drinkable, fishable water. Her favourite projects blend technology, storytelling, and an appreciation for nature to help connect people with water. Here is their website: https://www.swimdrinkfish.ca/


African Climate Action Initiative Launch
 


Stream the recorded live event on YouTube here!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth Day 2020: Towards a Green and Healthy Recovery

View Our Recorded Earth Day 2020 Webcast at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2droCHmZTI&feature=youtu.be 

You can find bios for the Earth Day 2020 speakers and action links here:
https://climatefast.ca/earth-day-2020-towards-green-and-healthy-recovery  

 

 


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