Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of All Life

Cooper Institute’s 2019 Social Justice Symposium

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Cooper Institute will hold its 2019 Social Justice Symposium, Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of All Life on Tuesday, June 4th, 6:30-9:00 pm at the Souris and Area Ski & Wildlife Lodge.

Cooper Institute is pleased to announce that its 2019 Social Justice Symposium will be held in Souris on Tuesday, June 4th, and that it will be co-hosted by the Souris & Area Branch of the P.E.I. Wildlife Federation.

The symposium, which is one of three that Cooper Institute will hold in different Island communities this year, will be on the theme of Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of All Life, and will take place at the Souris and Area Ski & Wildlife Lodge, 1358 Souris Line Rd on Tuesday June 4th, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited, and there is no fee to register. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is advised, to make sure there is room for everyone. To reserve a seat, please contact Fred or Keila at 902-687-4115, Cooper Institute at 902-894-4573 or email sourisareawildlife@gmail.com or cooperinstitute@eastlink.ca by Monday, May 27th. Travel and child/elder care subsidies are available on request.

The program will include presentations by biologists Daryl Guignon and Rosemary Curley, both of whom have spent many years exploring Prince Edward Island’s watersheds, fields and forests. There will also be time for active involvement of participants in discussions about land and water as sources of life, how land and water are threatened, why it matters, how we are working together as a community, and what more can be done to improve the health of our ecosystems.

The Social Justice Symposium is an annual event, held in memory of Father Andrew Macdonald, a founder of Cooper Institute and composer of many songs that celebrated the physical beauty of Prince Edward Island.

There is no fee for the forum. Refreshments are provided. Travel and child/elder care subsidies are available on request. To facilitate planning and seating, pre-registration is advised,. To pre-register contact Fred or Keila at 902-687-4115, or Marie at 902-894-4573, or email cooperinstitute@eastlink.ca by Monday, May 27.

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