Great Lakes Water Quality Board


From the Ottawa River Watershed to the Great Lakes Basin: Effective Strategies for Water Governance in a Quickly Changing World - Ottawa, ON


Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Ottawa River watershed

Place: Mill St. Brew Pub, 555 Wellington St., Ottawa ON   K1R 1C5

Time: 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Join the IJC’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board and Ottawa Riverkeeper for a fun, informative panel and audience discussion about the current and emerging environmental challenges affecting watersheds at local, regional and global levels. Panelists will discuss how to accomplish effective watershed planning and governance in the 21st century. Register here.


  • Dr. Jesse Vermaire, Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University          
  • Meredith Brown, Ottawa Riverkeeper         
  • Dr. Rob de Loë, Professor, Environment and Sustainability, University of Waterloo; Co-chair, IJC Great Lakes Water Quality Board.


  • Roy MacGregor, a journalist with the Globe and Mail, and author of books including 'Canoe Country: The Making of Canada.'

Nonalcoholic refreshments provided.

Space is limited, so please register today to join the conversation!


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