NCC Urbanism Lab: Nature as Neighbour

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:30

Topic: Urban coexistence with wildlife

The story of urban wildlife is one of challenges and adaptation, whose outcomes continue to have an outsized effect on the well-being of all city dwellers. This event explores why and how some cities are trying to make themselves more livable for humans and animals alike. Come learn about efforts undertaken in Ottawa and elsewhere to forge safe and sustainable partnerships with nature.

The speakers will be

  • Charles Nilon, Professor | School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri and
  • Frédéric Bussière, Planning Advisor | Service des grands parcs [Large Parks Service], Ville de Montréal

WHEN: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | 6:30 to 8:30pm

WHERE: Urbanism Lab, 40 Elgin Street, 2nd Floor

REGISTRATION: The event is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please register no later than noon on Monday, March 2, 2020.

For more information and to register, CLICK HERE to visit the NCC website.


Now in its 6th season, the National Capital Commission (NCC) Urbanism Lab lecture series presents topics relating to urbanism, design, sustainability, heritage and conservation that collectively inspire the future of our Capital Region.


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