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Gathering to protect pollinators

Inspirational Earth Day events with young eco-leaders

April 17, 2015 

Attention: Photo/Assignment Editors; Environment Reporters/Media

OTTAWA – Celebrate Earth Day with Ontario Nature’s Youth Council at a gathering to Protect our Pollinators. Along with pollinator campaign sponsor, Bentall Kennedy, Youth Council members will spread the word about the need to protect the bees, butterflies and birds that are responsible for one in every three bites of food we eat. Pollinator services contribute billions of dollars to the North American economy.

Who:

  • Catherine Juurlink, artisan of felt bees for the Protect our Pollinators campaign and records assistant/file controller at RCMP National Headquarters.
  • Ottawa area, high school aged, environmentalists from the Ontario Nature Youth Council.

When and Where:

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 – 1545 Carling Avenue (lobby) – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 1420 Blair Place (lobby) – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – World Exchange Plaza (rotunda) – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with Catherine Juurlink from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jane Muller | Cell: 647-268-6047 | janem@ontarionature.org

Ontario Nature protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement. Ontario Nature is a charitable organization representing more than 30,000 members and supporters and 150 member groups across Ontario (charitable registration # 10737 8952 RR0001 registered in 1931 as The Federation of Ontario Naturalists).

Bentall Kennedy is one of North America's largest real estate investment advisory and services firms, serving the interests of over 550 institutional investors and 132 million square feet of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential property throughout the United States and Canada.

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