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Webinar-Understanding B.C.’s Waterscape: The Emerging “Water Movement” and the Power of the Poll

This the first webinar in the POLIS Water Sustainability Project’s 2013/2014 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. It is being presented in partnership with the Canadian Freshwater Alliance with support from the Canadian Water Network.

DATE: Thursday, September 26th

TIME: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT (12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET)

WHO: Guest speakers: Angus McAllister (Fathom6 Strategies) & Tim Morris (Morris Consulting)

If you are interested in participating, please visit http://action.freshwateralliance.ca/page/s/bc-freshwater-poll to register. Space is limited.

For full details, including pre-webinar reading suggestions, please visit http://poliswaterproject.org/story/591. The main information is also copied below.

WEBINAR SUMMARY

What exactly does the average person think about water in Canada? And what does this mean for freshwater sustainability in British Columbia? Over the past two years, the Canadian Freshwater Alliance has been working with pollster Angus McAllister to undertake opinion research on public attitudes on freshwater protection in Canada. This has involved a series of focus groups in B.C., as well as a nationwide public opinion survey. In this webinar, Angus will share findings from his research, and outcomes from this latest poll. These findings point to important lessons for groups and organizations working on freshwater protection that want to better engage the public in critical conversations and action. Consultant Tim Morris–co-author of the new POLIS/REFBC report “The State of the Water Movement in British Columbia”–will then discuss B.C.’s emerging on-the-ground “water movement” and how leadership for freshwater protection can be strengthened to help British Columbia reach its potential to become a global leader in freshwater protection and sustainability.

GUEST SPEAKERS

Angus McAllister

Principal, Fathom6 Strategies

Tim Morris

Principal, Tim Morris Consulting & Co-Author, “The State of the Water Movement in British Columbia”

REGISTRATION

**Space is limited.** To register visit http://action.freshwateralliance.ca/page/s/bc-freshwater-poll

 

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