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2023 Urban Ravine Symposium

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  • Event Date: Nov 03, 2023 09:00am - 03:30pm
  • Registration Opens: Aug 14, 2023 03:00pm
  • Early Bird Rate Ends: Oct 06, 2023 07:00am
  • Registration Closes: Nov 02, 2023 09:00am

The Urban Ravine Symposium at the Toronto Botanical Garden is back! Started in 2016 as a way to bring professionals, advocates and passionate community members together to learn and connect over Toronto’s incredible ravine system, the Urban Ravine Symposium is back in person in 2023 to explore answers to the question of ‘How’.

Characterized by Carolinian woodland and small creeks, the deep ravines which give Toronto its moniker, ‘City Within a Park,’ face challenges, including invasives, erosion, and inundation. And we ask, How do we foster inclusivity, engagement, and scientific inquiry in Toronto’s Ravine System? How do we identify the challenges? Are all ravine systems facing the same issues? Who controls the space, access, and belonging? How can we welcome those who have been excluded? How can we identify technical environmental challenges? How can we share our strengths to get more done together? The goal of this symposium is to begin a conversation, to pose more questions, to share tangible answers to these questions, so we can begin to care for the ravines and to bring our communities together.

Join us on Friday, November 3, 2023 for a morning coffee reception with opportunities to connect with interested and engaged individuals followed by a day filled with speakers, workshops and educational engagement. End the day with an optional hike and social. Coffee, lunch and snacks are provided.

REGISTER HERE: https://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/event/urban-ravine-symposium-unravelling-the-question-of-how/