Jenna Siu leads a tour of school children through Happy Valley Forest. (Photo by HSBC Bank Canada)

Jenna Siu leads a tour of school children through Happy Valley Forest. (Photo by HSBC Bank Canada)

NatureTalks: A Fresh Perspective

Catch a glimpse ino the future of conservation at the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Call starts at 2:00 p.m.

Phone number: 1-844-511-2074
Participant code: 195-837-947#

Call in from the comfort of your home or office for a special NatureTalks event! Join us for an update on what’s next for NCC and get a glimpse into the future of conservation. Hear some of NCC’s young conservation biologists share exciting stories about some unique creatures and the work they do every day helping to protect Ontario’s natural spaces.

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For more information, please contact:
Grechen Geronimo
1.800.465.0029 x2229


Esme Batten, conservation technician (Photo by Esme Batten).

Esme Batten

Esme is the coordinator, conservation biology for midwestern Ontario with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and has a background in environmental science from Carleton University.

As a lover of natural history, Esme is lucky to live on the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula where she spends most of her free time birding, botanizing, herping, hiking and generally enjoying the outdoors.

Jenna Siu (Photo by NCC)

Jenna Siu

Jenna is the coordinator, conservation biology for Happy Valley Forest, just north of Toronto. She leads the planning and implementation of on-the-ground stewardship actions, such as landscape-scale invasive species management, various restoration projects, species at risk monitoring, and visitor and trail management. Jenna completed an undergraduate degree in environmental science and biology at Queen’s University and a master’s in biology at Western University, where she studied the effects of landscape fragmentation on butterflies in southern Ontario.

Jenna loves spending time outdoors, getting people excited about nature and enjoys cooking in her spare time.

Megan Quinn (Photo by Charles Low)Megan Quinn

As the acting coordinator of conservation biology for eastern Ontario, Megan is responsible for all the stewardship activities in the area. Her love of nature started as a child in England, and only grew when she emigrated to Canada and learned how vast and wild nature can really be. She is a graduate of the ecosystem management technician and technology programs at Sir Sandford Fleming College. In her spare time, Megan is a competative horse rider and enjoys creative writing.

OLG 2018 NatureTalks events in Ontario are proudly sponsored by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

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