Community Programs

National Parks at Canada's 150: Mixing Celebration with Concern

Glen HvenegaardOctober 5, 7:00 PM
Jean & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, Mayer Community Hall.
Reception to follow.
With Glen Hvenegaard, Professor of Geography

National parks in Canada are centrepieces of this country’s conservation and tourism efforts. Despite many reasons for celebration, there are concerns about this important Canadian institution, including slow progress on completing the system, excessive or inappropriate development, and threats to ecological integrity.