Neighbourhood Environmental Education Program
In partnership with the Green Technology Education Centre (GTEC), CNH is excited to present this speaking series focused on environmental education!
|Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020||Hub Cycling||Tracy Wilkins is Hub Cycling’s Special Events Manager. She will talk about safety tips, how to navigate and plan your routes, and how to purchase a bike. Learn more about how to get involved with HUB Cycling through their many events and educational programs.|
|Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020||Saltspring Island Seeds||This is Dan Jason’s 32nd year of promoting a safe, sustainable and local agriculture. Find out what kinds of plants take up the most carbon emissions. Dan Jason will share his exciting work in saving heirloom seeds and exporting seeds worldwide.|
A passionate gardener since he planted his backyard in Montreal at age 13, Dan Jason is committed to empowering people to grow their own food and save their own seed. Since 1976 he has specialized in heritage and heirloom open-pollinated and non-GMO seed varieties of vegetables and plants
|Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020||Earthsave Canada||What is the medical evidence about the effects of our dietary choices? What are some nutritional and health benefits? Learn about how whole foods and plant-based diets can contribute to environmental sustainability, animal welfare and your health.|
Dr. David Steele is a retired molecular biologist who has worked for the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.
|Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020||Mobi by ShawGo||Mobi by ShawGo is Vancouver’s bike share program. The program hopes to promote cycling as an easy and convenient way to explore the city. Samantha Drew, the Vancity Community Pass Coordinator for Mobi will be discussing the environmental and health benefits to bike sharing, how to register and use the program, and more.|