The Pacific Water Research Centre in the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University is pleased to invite you to a free public talk and discussion, The Octopus’s Garden? Planning for Sea Level Rise.

Who will be tending your garden when the ocean rises? An octopus? A seastar? Imagine the City of Vancouver without the sea wall.

Join Angela Danyluk, Sustainability Specialist with the City of Vancouver; John Readshaw, Manager of Coastal Engineering at SNC-Lavalin; and Andy Yan, Director, The City Program, SFU to learn how municipalities and coastal communities are preparing from a metre rise of sea level by 2100.

When: Thursday, June 8th, World Oceans Day, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Vancouver Aquarium
Reservations: This talk is free and open to everyone. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Click here to reserve your seat. 


the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
the City of Vancouver
the Vancouver Aquarium
SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre and the Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT)
This event is the first in a series of talks on sea level rise that ACT is co-hosting with SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre, PICS, the City of Vancouver, and the Aquarium. Further details coming soon.