Creating a ‘Geopark’ designation in Niagara for Recognizing and Protecting our Geological Heritage
A Free Public Discussion – On Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at 6:30 P.M at the Main (downtown) Branch of the Welland Public Library
An Invite from Jocelyn Baker and the Brock University United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Posted January 31st, 2020 on Niagara At Large
You are invited by the Brock University United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair, Community Sustainability: From Local to Global to a Community Sustainability Science.
The winter 2020 series aims to present the different United Nations designations that are already existing or are coming to the Niagara region. These cafes are a great opportunity to learn about the various designations and the benefits that they can bring to our community.
These events are free of charge. Come and enjoy the presentations, discussions and mingling with friends and neighbours.
Join us for the first Café on –
- Monday, February 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
- Welland Public Library – Main Branch
- 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 3X4
- Parking and library entrance located behind the Civic Square Building
- Parking is free after 6:00 pm.
The purpose of this event is to engage the broader community about the UNESCO Global Geopark Designation. Expert panelists will be available to discuss the benefits of a Global Geopark designation for Niagara.
This is also an opportunity to meet like-minded community collaborators and volunteers while having access to subject matter experts.
- Thank You, Jocelyn Baker, MS, PMP, Research Assistant (Vasseur, UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability: From Local to Global) Brock University
To find out more about UNESCO Geopark, click on – http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/earth-sciences/unesco-global-geoparks/ .
To watch a brief video on Geoparks, produced by UNESCO in 2018, click on the screen below –
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