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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Public talk: Henry Lickers of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

Event:  CPAWS-OV Wilderness Wednesdays Series 2002 (Ottawa)

January 9, 2002, 7:00 p.m. at 203 Richmond Road (Bushtakah Store)
· Guest Speaker: Henry Lickers of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.
· Chapter News: a presentation from our Gatineau Park
  Committee, including updates on the McConnell-Laramée
  expressway, sandbagging of Fortune Lake, and the year ahead.

Guest speaker Henry Lickers is the Director of the Department of the
Environment of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. He
represents Akwesasne in a number of partnerships with other
organizations and governments: he served as a Member of the
Panel on the Ecological Integrity of Canada's National
Parks, and is a member of the board of directors of the
Algonquin to Adirondacks Conservation Association. Both are
examples of working with representatives from CPAWS and
others to better protect natural ecosystems. Mr. Lickers
grew up on the Six Nations reserve and studied biology at
the University of Toronto. He will be speaking on the
importance of partnerships between native and non-native
governments and organizations to achieve the common goal of
better environmental protection.

For more information about the Algonquin to Adirondacks
Conservation Initiative, visit the following locations:

To learn about the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne visit:

Wilderness Wednesday (Ottawa) coming up:

February 6th 2002, 7:00 p.m.
203 Richmond Road (Bushtakah Store)
· Guest speaker: Park planner Mark Stabb will
  speak about new management plans for several Ontario
  provincial parks near Algonquin Park.
· Chapter update: a presentation from our Park Management
  Plans committee.

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