August 29 2018

No Doubt about Drought: Let’s talk about it (A Webinar)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM · 62 rsvps
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Recently, eastern Vancouver Island has been declared in level 4 drought while the province is in a state of emergency, battling wildfires fuelled by some of the driest conditions on record. Now is a critical time to talk about drought, and why we need action on water. Following the launch of 10 Essential Messages for Communicating about Drought, Our Water BC invites you to join us for a free webinar featuring experts in drought communications who will be sharing their insights on the best ways to talk about water scarcity in BC. 

Join us for No Doubt about Drought: Let's talk about it (A Webinar), on August 29, 11AM-12PM PST 

Speaker bios:
  • Dr. Hans Schreier, PhD, is a Professor in the Faculty of Land & Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. His research includes watershed management, land-water interactions (land use and its impact on water resources), and climate change. 

  • Jeff Moore is an Environmental Analyst and Technician with the Cowichan Valley Regional District and lead architect of New Normal Cowichan. Jeff lives and works out of the Cowichan Valley.

  • Megan Peloso, MA, is the BC Communications Lead for the Canadian Freshwater Alliance and lead author of 10 Essential Messages for Communicating about Drought. Based out of Smithers, Megan works to raise voices, capacity and awareness around freshwater issues across BC.

Moderated by Coree Tull, Organizing Director, Canadian Freshwater Alliance.


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