Posted on April 27, 2017 by Tia Lalani

  Gain critical insight from UAlberta Professor Glen Hvenegaard, ‘87 BSc Forestry, ‘89 MSc Wildland Recreation, into how Canadians can responsibly celebrate the national parks. More than 7.5 million people visited Banff and Jasper national parks last year, and that number is expected to increase during Canada 150. Despite the many reasons to celebrate Canada’s …

 

Gain critical insight from UAlberta Professor Glen Hvenegaard, ‘87 BSc Forestry, ‘89 MSc Wildland Recreation, into how Canadians can responsibly celebrate the national parks. More than 7.5 million people visited Banff and Jasper national parks last year, and that number is expected to increase during Canada 150.

Despite the many reasons to celebrate Canada’s centrepieces of conservation and tourism efforts, debate remains about the long term impact people and park development has on the future of the National parks.

About the Speaker

Glen Hvenegaard
UAlberta Professor Glen Hvenegaard has taught environmental studies and geography courses since 1994. He holds degrees from the U of A, BSc Forestry ’87, MSc Wildland Recreation ’89, and from the University of Victoria, PhD Geography ’95, and his research focuses on the conservation aspects of ecotourism, biogeography, park interpretation, and rural sustainability.


Date & Time

May 17, 2017
4:30 pm Reception, 5:15 pm Lecture

Location

U of A Calgary Centre
120, 333 5 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Cost

$15 (includes appetizers and one alcoholic beverage)

Registration
Space is limited. Registration will close when the event reaches capacity or on May 15, 2017

Register Now

Questions? Contact:

Liezel Candava
1-877-492-1059
regionalchapters@ualberta.net


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