New Theme Announced for A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium: 2012 A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium
November 14-16, 2012 at the Nottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre, Alliston, ON
2012 Symposium Theme: Prescription for a Healthy Environment
The 2012 A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium theme, Prescription for a Healthy Environment, brings attention to the important connections between healthy people and clean, sustainable water, and a rich mix of plants, animals and ecosystems. Ontario’s Conservation community strives to implement programs that encourage healthy and resilient watersheds, and in turn, a healthy population. Delegates are challenged to bring solutions and innovations to this year’s event.
The Call for Presentation Ideas will be sent out shortly! Stay Tuned.
Your ‘One Stop Shop’
The official website of the A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium is your ‘one-stop shop’ for all things Latornell! The website has been updated to reflect our 2012 theme, and over the coming months you can use it to find out about Symposium registration, keynote speaker information, becoming an exhibitor or event sponsor, the Symposium program, directions to the Nottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre (our home), accommodation info and much more! Visit www.latornell.ca
This year Latornell has gone social! Let’s chat via Twitter, Facebook and our Symposium blog The Watering Hole. Latornell is famous for its networking value, and these online communities are another great way to connect- please share your pictures and videos, post links to relevant websites/articles, and provide feedback and comments about the Symposium. Follow our Twitter feed @ADLatornell and add the hashtag #latornell to your tweets to stay connected to important online conversations about Latornell. Click on the icons below to visit our online communities…and Let’s Chat!
Check out our first 2012 The Watering Hole Blog post
Prescription for a Healthy Environment
by Deborah Martin-Downs, Chair of the 19th Annual A.D Latornell Conservation Symposium
Why is it that, as a society, we spend more on treating sickness than we do on enhancing or protecting the environment? It is well known that sickness can be caused by the environment we live in, including pollution of air, water, plants and animals by chemicals, pathogens and a variety of other contaminants, as well as our community design which encourages as less active lifestyle. READ MORE
Welcome to our new Symposium Chair- Deborah Martin-Downs (Toronto & Region Conservation Authority)
For more information:
Ken Anderson, Symposium Coordinator
A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium
c/o Conservation Ontario
P.O. Box 11, 120 Bayview Parkway