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 4-5, 2019. Ontario Woodlot Association AGM. Cobourg, ON.
April 12-13, 2019. Atwood Colloquium in Ecology & Evolution. Toronto, ON.
May 1-3, 2019. Ontario-Quebec Paleolimnology Symposium (PALS). Waterloo, ON.
May 2-4, 2019. Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C). Hamilton, ON. @OE3C2019 /
May 24, 2019. Growing our green infrastructure. Mississauga, ON.
June 7, 2019. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Laurentian Chapter AGM. Ottawa, ON. @LaurentianSETAC.
July 18-20, 2019. Communicating Science workshop for graduate students. Hamilton, ON.
Aug. 5-9, 2019. 10th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (ICCPB). Ottawa, ON. #ICCPB2019 @ICCPB2019.
Sept. 20-22, 2019. Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario Annual Conference. Camp Couchiching, ON. @COEOoutdoors.
Oct. 3, 2019. Centre for Applied Science in Ontario’s Protected Areas (CASIOPA). Peterborough, ON. @CASIOPA_ON.
Oct. 10, 2019. Toronto Botanical Garden Urban Ravine Symposium. Toronto, ON.
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.
Nov. 8, 2019. Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation 7th Annual Research & Conservation Conference. Long Point, ON. @LPWBR.
Nov. 13, 2019. Lessons learned from stream restoration in other jurisdictions. Hosted by Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Brampton, ON.
Ontario conferences 2020
Apr 7-9, 2020. Ontario Professional Foresters’ Association (OPFA). Alliston, ON.
June 1-5, 2020. 3rd International Conference of the Collaboration for Environmental Evidence. Ottawa, ON. @Canada_CEBCEM.
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)