Video Webisodes to Launch at BRWP AGM

Post date: Apr 28, 2014 7:34:33 PM

These video webisodes are part of the Nature in Your Neighbourhood (NYN) series and were produced through a collaboration of the Bonnechere River Watershed Project, the Ottawa River Institute and TVCogeco as part of a multi-faceted environmental outreach and education initiative for the Bonnechere River watershed funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

NYN-Friends of the Bonnechere: A conversation with Friends of Bonnechere Parks about environmental education and outreach to address the “nature-deficit disorder” in our communities.

NYN-The Dobson Farm: A conversation with Bob Dobson about his grass-fed beef operation and off-stream, solar-powered cattle watering system.

NYN-Algonquins of Pikwàkangàn: A conversation with Skip Ross, an elder, about Algonquin First Nation history, traditional ways and environmental concerns.

NYN-Forestry in Transition: A conversation with Leo Hall, Opeongo Forestry Service, about impacts of species at risk on forestry and the potential future for sustainable forest products, particularly for energy production.

NYN-Our Changing Climate: A conversation with Jim Coffey, Esprit Rafting Adventures, about climate change, impacts and adaptation in relation to ecotourism.

NYN-Our Watershed Our Future: A conversation with Jerome Coulas, a visual artist, about alternative futures for the Bonnechere River watershed that he was commissioned to paint as a means to engage the public.