City of Life: Rediscovering Nature in Your Own Backyard

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October 8, 2019

Toronto, Ontario

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Design Exchange, Trading Floor
234 Bay St., Toronto, ON

In Canadian cities like ours, it can be easy to overlook the nature in our own backyards. Join us for an evening of conversation and insight from scientists, artists and thought leaders, to learn why rediscovering nature in our cities can change the quality of our urban lives and the future of biodiversity conservation across Canada.

Featuring

Bob McDonald

Bob McDonald
Moderator
Host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks

Jennifer Keesmaat

Jennifer Keesmaat
Former Chief Planner, City of Toronto | Renowned Urbanist

Dr. Melissa Lem

Dr. Melissa Lem
Physician and CBC commentator on nature, health & wellness

Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson
Artist and Filmmaker

Carolyn Scotchmer, Executive Director of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF)

Carolyn Scotchmer
Executive Director
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

Dan Kraus

Dan Kraus
Senior Conservation Biologist
Nature Conservancy of Canada