Warmer, Wetter, Windier & Wilder Webinar

This webinar features The Town of Oakville in providing a general overview of the climate analytics, as referenced from the Climate Atlas of Canada, that the municipality of Oakville is projected to conjure by the end of this century. Additionally, the presentation serves to provide an overview of the various adaptation and mitigation initiatives that the Town is pursuing to strengthen community resilience to a changing climate.

Recorded: June 22, 2021

Green Drive Oakville

HEN and the Small Change Fund, are hoping to "drive" change in our community! Much gratitude to the Oakville Community Fund through the Investment Readiness Program for their generous funding.
This project is called Green Drive Oakville and we are exploring options for electric vehicle chargers and permeable driveways. We've created a survey to find out what our community needs. 
Please share the survey with friends and family, the more the merrier here is the survey link: bit.ly/GreenDriveSurvey
The survey will:
  • It Will take no more than 10 minutes
  • Asks what you consider to be important about electric vehicles and greening the outside of your home
  • Multiple choice, not open-ended, responses 

Recorded: June 3rd, 2021

Green Development Standards

What are Green Development Standards? Why do we need them? 

Our Special Guests Gabriella Kalapos from Clean Air Partnerships (CAP), Michael Dean from Town of Halton Hills, and Evan Wiseman from the Atmospheric Fund (TAF) will provide expert knowledge on Green Development Standards.

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Recorded: June 2nd, 2021

Growing the size of the Greenbelt

HEN welcomes Ontario Headwaters to share information about the Growing the Greenbelt consultation process.

This webinar, part of Growing the Greenbelt 2021: REGIONAL RESILIENCE, is being led by the Ontario Headwaters Institute, with funding from the Greenbelt Foundation, and will feature insight from professional planners and Greenbelt educator Susan Lloyd Swail.

Recorded: April 6, 2021

Hard Urban Boundaries

What does it mean to establish hard urban boundaries?

How does it affect agricultural lands and green spaces? What does this mean in the context of a changing climate? Watch the webinar with special guests, Kevin Eby, Peter Lambrick and Ann Joyner to answer these questions and click the link to see the questions answered by our guests to learn more!

Recorded: March 29th, 2021

CORE Lunch & Learn

Learn more about the Nelson Aggregate's application to expand their industrial operations on Burlington's Escarpment: a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and what you can do to get involved.

Webinar presented by Gord Pinard, President, CORE Burlington. For more information about CORE Burlington please visit their website: http://www.coreburlington.com 

Recorded: December 6, 2020

GTA West Highway Lunch & Learn

We co-hosted a virtual Lunch and Learn on August 20th about the proposed GTA West Highway.

Learn about the updates on the proposed highway, the impacts to our local community, and ways to get involved with Keith Brooks, Programs Director with Environmental Defence.

Recorded: August 23, 2020

Climate Change in Northern Canada

Learn about the impacts of climate change on soil & carbon recycling.

Presenter David Bysouth, a local Oakville resident, currently pursuing his PhD in integrative biology at Guelph University. David will speak about his work on assessing landscape sustainability under the changing climate.

Recorded: November 28, 2019

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