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Save the Date: Flow and Grow Workshop

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Flow and Grow: A workshop on how to respect ecosystem and cultural values, ensure food security, and build water-resilient communities 

On November 29, at the Capri Hotel in Kelowna, the Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia and the Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia (IIABC) will co-host the 4th in their “Annual Year-End Water Sustainability Workshop Series”. Each year the two groups look ahead to anticipate necessary directions for water resource management in the local government and agricultural sectors. The purpose of these events is to start and inform conversations around ‘bold ideas’. A desired outcome is that audiences will be both energized and inspired to make a difference when they leave the room.

ONLINE REGISTRATION: Visit the IIABC website (and follow the links) https://www.irrigationbc.com
PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Download Flow and Grow

Water from a Global Perspective & Beyond

FLOW AND GROW will explore the role of water from the global to the local with Bob McDonald of Quirks & Quarks fame on CBC Radio leading the opening module with Chief Aaron Sam of the Lower Nicola Indian Band on the theme Science & Spirit – An Inclusive Journey. In the closing module, their reflections on the day will be the springboard to a town-hall sharing and learning session on “where we go from here”.

Bob McDonald: Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in radio and television broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of Quirks & Quarks–the award-winning science program that is heard by 500,000 people each week. Bob McDonald has authored four bestselling science books.

Chief Aaron Sam: Passionate about protecting and taking care of wild salmon, Aaron Sam has been a practicing lawyer for almost 10 years. As elected Chief, he continues to advocate for sustainable use of lands and waters, for the present and future generations.

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