2019 NatureTalks Edmonton (Photo by Brent Calver)

2019 NatureTalks Edmonton (Photo by Brent Calver)

CV & LIC 2020 Field Season Kickoff - Calgary - Postponed

In light of the current situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and in an abundance of caution, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is temporarily suspending all in-person events, including Conservation Volunteers, until April 30. Watch this space for more information.

Please note that this is a private event for Leaders in Conservation (LIC) and current Conservation Volunteers (CV). To learn more about how you can become an LIC, visit natureconservancy.ca/ab-lic.

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The Wild Coasts of Canada Cover (Image provided by Scott Forsyth)

Join Canadian Geographic’s newest photographer-in-residence Scott Forsyth for a visual journey along all three ocean coastlines of Canada, from his new book The Wild Coasts of Canada. Experience the sights and stories of the natural history and communities along the world’s largest coastline and learn about the vital role the Nature Conservancy of Canada has played in the formation of ecologically critical land and marine conservation sites.

Date: April 1, 2020
Time: 6 p.m. reception | 7 p.m. presentation
Location: Cardel Theatre - 180 Quarry Park Blvd, Calgary, AB
(click here for personalied google maps directions)

RSVP to alberta.rsvp@natureconservancy.ca or 403-515-6860 by Friday, March 27, 2020.


About the speaker

Scott Forsyth (photo provided by Scott Forsyth)

Scott Forsyth (photo provided by Scott Forsyth)

Scott Forsyth is Canadian Geographic’s newest photographer-in-residence, who specializes in the imagery and stories of the Canadian landscape. His book The Wild Coasts of Canada features inspiring landscapes along all three ocean coastlines of Canada, from the Pacific’s Haida Gwaii, to the Arctic’s Northwest Passage, to the fjords of Labrador and Newfoundland.

As a naturalist/photographer, Scott works aboard expedition ships journeying to many of Canada’s most remote coastal regions each year. His lifelong mission to continue exploring the fabric of the Canadian landscape and its inhabitants, while sharing this with the public, has earned him a fellowship in both the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the New York City based Explorers Club.

An award-winning photographer, Scott has twice earned the distinction of Photographic Artist of the Year – Alberta, from the Professional Photographers of Canada, and holds the designation of Master Photographer from Master Photographers International.

Dedicated to both geographical education and land conservation, Scott is a longtime Nature Conservancy of Canada supporter. Through Canadian Geographic’s speaker series Can Geo Presents, Scott speaks frequently sharing the sights and stories of the Canadian landscape in communities and cities across Canada.

In addition to his photographic endeavors Scott works as a family physician in Calgary, Alberta. He is also a civil aviation medical examiner for the Ministry of Transport, as well as clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine.

To learn more about Scott and to view his photography, please visit scottforsyth.ca

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