November 19-21, 2019  at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Convention Centre, Alliston, ON
A Sneak Peek at the Latornell Program and Important Information on the Grant Application
Sneak Peek at the 2019 Latornell Program
Registration doesn’t open until the first week of September, but you can have a sneak peek at our 2019 program – we think it looks terrific!

3 Full Days of Presentations / Workshops / Tours & More

Check out the preliminary program sneak peek, including our schedule of concurrent sessions, tours, and workshops.

Examples of What You Can Expect:

  • Local examples of how new tools and applications are using eDNA to identify species and manage ecosystems
  • Leading science from the field of nutrient management, including demonstration projects using controlled drainage, erosion control and more
  • Cutting-edge examples of natural channel restoration and new approaches to habitat restoration and banking
  • Back by popular demand – Forest Therapy Walks and a workshop on Wampum Belts Related to Anishinaabe History
  • New! Introduction to Indigenous Medicine – a Forest Walk
  • Learn about changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and how it affects CA business
  • Latest in Biodiversity Research
  • New Tools for Natural Heritage Conservation
  • Making the Business Case for Ecological Restoration
  • Taking the Science to the People…. And much, much more

Watch for our upcoming newsletter announcing more program details!
Latornell Professional Development Event
Conservation Community Network Career Panel

Join the Latornell Professional Development and Mentorship Program on Friday, August 23 rd at 10:00 AM for a Conservation Community Network Career Panel and Luncheon. Conservation Authority staff will share experiences, career exploration and provide mentorship opportunities to new staff, summer personnel and students at environmental partner agencies. Participants will hear from a career panel, indigenous partners from the Eastern Ontario First Nations Working Group and have the opportunity to network with conservation professionals.

Pre-registration is required however there is no cost to attend.

See the Latornell’s Professional Development Program page for more information on the event and to learn about the program.
Did You Know?
There’s a new source for ecohealth resources developed for practitioners and others by the EcoHealth Ontario team which includes representatives from conservation authorities, public health, planning, parks and education.

Visit EcoHealth Ontario’s new website and find Ontario-based research reports, infographics, videos and much more.  

Reminder - Latornell Grant Program Application Deadline is September 30 th
The Latornell Conservation Symposium Grant was established in memory of A.D. Latornell to provide support for students and active members of the conservation community so that they may attend the annual Latornell Conservation Symposium.

The Three Day Grant includes: one three (3) day registration package, meals and two (2) nights accommodations at the Nottawasaga Inn. Successful applicants will be asked to double up for accommodations due to limited room availability. Transportation is not included.

The One Day Grant includes: one (1) day registration package for the day of your choice including meals for that day. Accommodations and transportation are not included.

Guiding Principles:

  • Applicants must be able to declare and demonstrate that without the grant they would be unable to attend the symposium.
  • Applicants must submit a complete application including one letter of reference prior to the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Successful applicants must commit to attend the symposium. Grants are not transferable to other individuals.
  • Successful applicants must complete and return an evaluation form following the symposium.

For More Information:

For more information about eligibility criteria and how to apply visit our Grant Program page.

Application Deadline:

September 30 th, 2019
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For More Information:
Karen Anderson and Mario Maillet, Symposium Coordinators
Latornell Conservation Symposium
1-888-274-1364 ext. 4

c/o Conservation Ontario
120 Bayview Parkway
Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 3W3