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Celebrating Partners - An evening with EcoSpark

Join EcoSpark as we celebrate some of our achievements of the past year and showcase the work of our awesome partners and participants!

Celebrating Partnerships will feature Dr. Chrisina Guzzo from University of Toronto Scarborough speaking about the importance of inspiring and mentoring young women interested in sciences, technology, engineering, and math.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

6pm to 8pm

Friends House - Meeting Room*

60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto

 

Click here to learn more about our wonderful speakers!

Light refreshments will be provided. There'll also be door prizes! If you have any questions, please contact info@ecospark.ca or 647-258-3280.

*Friends House is an accessible building. The meeting room is on the main floor. The accessible entrance is at the NE corner of the building, off of the parking lot.

 

About Our Speakers

 

Christina Guzzo

Christina Guzzo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She teaches virology to undergraduate students while also running a research laboratory focused on HIV/AIDS and human immunology. Christina was the UTSC partner lead for EcoSpark’s Sparking Science program in 2018.

 

 

 

 

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Lynn Short is a Professor and Researcher at Humber College in Horticulture. She is also the owner of a cottage in Tiny Township on Georgian Bay, where she developed an innovative technique to remove invasive Phragmites (common reed) without herbicides. She trains other professionals, community groups and land managers in implementing effective Phragmites control using sharpened spades.

EcoSpark is partnering with Lynn, Humber Arboretum, and the City of Toronto to conduct citizen science Phragmites research with volunteers in Toronto parks and ravines.

 

 

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