Acting Locally – to Save the Environment

Acting Locally – to Save the Environment

Let’s talk about how we can live more sustainably in our community. All are welcome at this Rotary-facilitated World Environment Day event on June 5, 2022 at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Buy Tickets $15

Let’s talk about how we can live more sustainably in our community. All are welcome at this Rotary-facilitated World Environment Day event on June 5, 2022 at the Mary Winspear Centre.

Buy Tickets $15

Sustainability

This World Environment Day event is committed to sustainability. To reduce our impact, please bring your own reusable coffee cup or water bottle and consider walking, cycling or riding a bus to the event.

Featured Presenters

Elizabeth May

Seth Klein

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Tiffany Joseph

Richard Kool

Dr. Courtney Howard

Other Presenters

Anne-Marie Daniel

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Adam Olsen

Erin Bremner-Mitchell

Rotary Supports the Environment

Event Details & Agenda

  • Morning Presentations        9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    • Elizabeth May – State of the Environment
    • Dr. Courtney Howard – Climate Impacts on our Health
    • Tiffany Joseph – W̱SÁNEĆ Nation, What it Means to Live Locally
    • Rick Kool – Sustainability and Unsustainability: Coming to Terms with Living on an Island
    • Seth Klein – Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency
  • Lunch Break

    • Opportunity to visit event displays, Sidney Street Market and local restaurants
  • Afternoon Presentations         1:30 pm – 4:15 pm

    • Anne-Marie Daniel – Bioregional Framework for the Saanich Peninsula
    • Panel discussion on what we can do to live more sustainably and what you think is possible
    • Lean about Seaweed Days June 2- 8, 2022
    • One-on-one discussions with event display participants showcasing their environmental initiatives, products and services
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Thank You to Our Generous Event Sponsors

PRESERVABLE PLATINUM TIER

GOLD TIER

Tiger Lily Events

SUSTAINABLE SILVER TIER

Mary Winspear Centre

Judy Vosburgh

Level Ground

Grosche Ltd.

Viewpoint Technologies Ltd.

Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

10 Acres Farm & Restaurants

Beacon Sign & Apparel

Rose Designs

SEAWEED DAYS

This event is proud to partner with Seaweed Days, an international festival taking place June 2 – 8, 2022, dedicated to making the world a better place through the seaweed industry.

Learn more about Seaweed Days

EVENT FORMAT

Join us for a day filled with presentations and displays on environmental challenges and sustainable initiatives. Learn about our greatest challenges and what initiatives, businesses, organizations and individuals are undertaking to help sustain our environment.

Buy Tickets through Mary Winspear Centre

WHAT IS ROTARY?

With a history rich of meaningful community-focused projects, the Rotary Club of Sidney by the Sea is a venue for doing good in our local community. Our club members are people of action and are passionate about service, the environment and creating a better world.

Learn More about Rotary

QUESTIONS & CONTACT

The Rotary Club of Sidney by the Sea is pleased to put on this Environment Day event along with many of our community partners. If you have any questions about this event or would like to get in touch with us, please use the contact form on our website.

Contact Us

SEAWEED DAYS

This event is proud to partner with Seaweed Days, an international festival taking place June 2 – 8, 2022, dedicated to making the world a better place through the seaweed industry.

Learn more about Seaweed Days

EVENT FORMAT

Join us for a day filled with presentations and displays on environmental challenges and sustainable initiatives. Learn about our greatest challenges and what initiatives, businesses, organizations and individuals are undertaking to help sustain our environment.

Buy Tickets through Mary Winspear Centre

WHAT IS ROTARY?

With a history rich of meaningful community-focused projects, the Rotary Club of Sidney by the Sea is a venue for doing good in our local community. Our club members are people of action and are passionate about service, the environment and creating a better world.

Learn More about Rotary

QUESTIONS & CONTACT

The Rotary Club of Sidney by the Sea is pleased to put on this Environment Day event along with many of our community partners. If you have any questions about this event or would like to get in touch with us, please use the contact form on our website.

Contact Us

We gratefully acknowledge, with respect, that this event will take place on the traditional territories of the coastal First Nations of British Columbia