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Upcoming Events

     
Event StartTitleLocationRecurring
7/24/2014 3:00 PM HPBDN at Acton Farmer's Market One time event
7/24/2014 7:30 PM OCCPEHR's Invasive Species Workshop One time event
7/26/2014 7:00 AM HPBDN at Brampton Farmer's Market One time event
8/30/2014 9:00 AM HPBDN at Bolton Farmer's Market One time event
9/5/2014 HPBDN at the Georgetown fall Fair One time event
9/26/2014 HPBDN at the Milton Fall Fair One time event
5/22/2015 Recurring Event: until 5/22/2020 (total 7 events) International Day for Biological Diversity Every year on 22 May

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May 22 is the International Day for BioDiversity Worldwide!  A great way to celebrate is to participate in the Green Wave- a global campaign for biodiversity.  Please visit our page The Green Wave or the Convention for Biological Diversity's page for more information.

HPBDN and CEA are working together to create a Biodiversity Actions Toolkit for Faith Communities. They will be listed under projects once they are ready!

UPDATE:   Canada's Draft 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets The federal government has released a draft and is looking for feedback and direction on indicators.  Information will be posted here shortly.  P.O.W.E.R., through RCEN will be setting up a conference call consultation with the Federal Government.  If you are interested in participating please send an email to biodiversity@rcen.ca 


Welcome to the Halton Peel BioDiversity Network

Halton Peel Biodiversity Network, or HPBDN, is an environmental non-government organization whose goal is to mainstream the benefits of biodiversity and raise awareness of the Canadian Biodiversity Network (CBD).  The United Nations declared 2011 to 2020 the Decade on Biodiversity which calls upon government and citizens alike to implement strategies and get involved in the rapidly depleting biodiversity across the globe. HPBDN strives towards accomplishing this to allow biodiversity to restore itself through a variety of facets. 
HPBDN focuses on three methods of mainstreaming biodiversity: education, communication and facilitation. We focus on these methods which are outlined in our six targets.
1. Share knowledge for community action and projects
2. Enable sustained efforts to mainstream biodiversity
3. Create a forum for dialogue and action for Halton-Peel groups and stakeholders
4. Enable residents and stakeholders to understand and contribute to international, national and provincial efforts for biodiversity
5. Create a mechanism to have ongoing capacity building for biodiversity, especially as it relates to the 10 year plan of work, the Aichi Targets and the Decade on Biological Diversity
6. Strive to contribute to the Provincial, National and International efforts for biodiversity from the unique Halton-Peel perspective




Days to meet the Aichi Targets

An important message

A message from Ed Norton, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity
Video Message from Mr. Edward Norton, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity, on the occasion of United Nations Decade on Biodiversity.

 

 

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