FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Pam Wight, Executive Director
Telephone: 780.483.7578: Cell: 780.940.2340
Edmonton and Area Land Trust: 10th Anniversary Gala Celebrating 10 Years of Nature Conservation
What: 10th Anniversary Gala
Where: Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB
When: Thurs., Oct 25, 2018; Doors open: 5:30p.m.; Formal program: 6:30 p.m.
Media Scrum: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Why: The Edmonton and Area Land Trust, in collaboration with the City of Edmonton, is celebrating 10 years of nature conservation in the Edmonton region with a Gala event.
Visit with representatives of the nine municipalities in which EALT works, dignitaries, fellow EALT supporters, and special feathered guests. View EALT displays and information while nibbling on tasty hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy the formal program to hear an exciting announcement!
Pamela Wight, EALT’s Executive Director, will share comments, as well as several local dignitaries:
The Hon. Shannon Phillips – Minister of Environment and Parks, and Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office
Michael Walters – City Councillor, Ward 10, City of Edmonton
Billy Morin – Chief, Enoch Cree Nation
Michael Phair – Chair, University of Alberta Board of Governors
John Acorn, BSc, MSc, a professor in the Faculty of Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta, will deliver the keynote address. An internationally renowned biologist, best-selling author and former TV personality, Mr. Acorn is a research associate at the Royal Tyrrell Museum.
About the Edmonton and Area Land Trust (EALT)
EALT works to protect natural areas to benefit wildlife and people, and to conserve biodiversity and all nature’s values, for everyone forever. We steward these special places with an army of volunteers, who are critical to our work, and we educate the public to protect nature for future generations. Media kit available at www.ealt.ca/media-room.