City of Life: Rediscovering Nature in Your Own Backyard

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November 20, 2019
Vancouver, BC

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

Science World at TELUS World of Science, Omnimax Theatre
1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC

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.


  • Duncan McCueDuncan McCue
    Host of CBC Radio One Cross Country Checkup
  • Kai ChanDr. Kai Chan
    Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
    University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Melissa LemDr. Melissa Lem
    Physician and CBC commentator on nature, health & wellness
  • Fernando LessaFernando Lessa
    Photographer, Author
    Urban Salmon Project
  • Robyn Worcester R.P.BioRobyn Worcester R.P.Bio
    Natural Resource Management Specialist, Parks and Housing Services
  • Dan KrausDan Kraus
    Senior Conservation Biologist
    Nature Conservancy of Canada