Date(s) - 12/Mar/2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Centre (Hewett Hall)
Streamkeeper Efforts and Results: Waste Water, Stormwater, Enhancement & Community Engagement
This program will introduce Streamkeepers and their role in engaging the wider community. Community support is required for action! It will recap the successful efforts to have better waste water (sewage) treatment for Vancouver. More needs to be done! Actions needed to manage quality and quantity of stormwater will be highlighted. Make it salmon safe! Recent habitat restoration projects will be showcased. Habitat restoration, like nature, is complex!
Glen Parker is a retired engineer and has worked around the world. His global work has made him acutely aware of how much the world has been impacted by human activity and how we all need to be part of managing these impacts. His education includes a BSc, BEng and MBA. He is currently a Board Member of the North Shore Streamkeepers, Seymour Salmonid Society, North Vancouver Save Our Shores, and North Vancouver Outdoor Club. He is also on the Engineers and Geoscientists of BC Climate Change Advisory Group.
Barbara Frisken is President of the North Shore Streamkeepers. She became involved in the organization following the principle “think globally, act locally”. Streamkeepers work to preserve and protect local creeks, and to advocate on their behalf. She has a PhD in Physics and is a professor at Simon Fraser University.