John L. Riley is chief science advisor, Nature Conservancy of Canada. He has had careers as a botanist geologist, ecologist, and conservation professional with the ROM, the Ontario Geological Survey, and Ontario Nature. He lives in Mono, Ontario.
In his book, The Once & Future Great Lakes Country: An Ecological History, John L. Riley chronicles how the region serves as a continental crossroads, one that experienced massive declines in its wildlife and native plants in the centuries after European contact, and has begun to see increased nature protection and re-wilding in recent decade.
March 29, 2 pm
Dufferin County Museum
Regular Museum admission.
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