It’s hard to keep track of the different conferences, courses, etc. for conservation biologists and natural resources folks. I’ve compiled this listing partly for my own need to list things, and partly in the hopes it will be useful for fellow Ontario conservation biologists.
Ontario conferences 2019
Jan. 3-4, 2019. Southwest (Ontario) agricultural conference. Ridgetown, ON.
Feb. 12, 2019. Growing healthy landscapes: shifting the paradigm forum 2019 (by Carolinian Canada, WWF-Canada, and VERGE Capital). Toronto, ON.
Feb. 12-14, 2019. National invasive species forum (Canadian Council on Invasive Species). Ottawa, ON.
Feb. 20-21, 2019. Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario. London, ON.
Feb. 28 – March 2, 2019. Ontario Chapter AGM of the American Fisheries Society. Orillia, ON. @afs_oc.
March 14-16, 2019. OFAH Annual Fish & Wildlife Conference: focus on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Mississauga, ON. @OFAH.
March 20-21, 2019. Annual TRIECA conference (stormwater, erosion, and sediment control): Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and the Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Brampton, ON.
#TRIECA2019 / @TRCA_TRIECA.
March 23, 2019. Toronto Entomologists’ Association – student symposium. Toronto, ON.
April 5, 2019. Ontario Woodlot Association AGM. Cobourg, ON.
May 2-4, 2019. Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C). Hamilton, ON. @OE3C2019 /
Oct. 27-31, 2019. International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS). Montreal, QC. @ICAISorg.
Nov. 3-7, 2019. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) N. America AGM. Toronto, ON.
Conservation training in Ontario
Disclaimer: I cannot vouch for the legitimacy or usefulness of any training I list.
Ontario reptile and amphibian field course (annual course at Beausoleil Island, Georgian Bay, ON).
Royal Botanical Gardens plant identification courses (Burlington, ON).
- Assessing headwater features workshop
- Backpack electrofishing certification
- Benthos identification workshop
- Fish identification workshop
- Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol (OSAP)