As we in Ontario and Quebec leave the summer that never came, those on the East and West Coasts experienced record high temperature, drought and wildfires. In my 32 years at the lake, this is the least I have ever swum, and we now enter the Fall and renew our research efforts.
Who will be tending your vegetable garden when the ocean rises? An octopus? A seastar? The Octopus's Garden series features experts on sea level rise from a wide variety of backgrounds who will address ways we can adapt and build resilience, with a focus on local to global challenges and solutions.
We are leading a biodiversity conversation series, starting on September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.
To complement our upcoming Biodiversity Conversation series: How important are the common loon and polar bears to Canadians?, we curated a resource library on Changing the Conversation.