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On September 16, 2010, the Ontario Government will vote on the Far North Act. The Act, first introduced in June 2009 by the Ontario Government, would set as an objective the protection of 225,000 square km of the Far North region of Ontario, an area home to a predominantly indigenous population.

Proposals for (Individual) Contributions to the 12th International Congress of Ethnobiology in Tofino British Columbia Canada (9-14 May 2010) are due 18 September  2009.

If you are interested in the struggles out of which cultural landscape emerge and are in Winnipeg you might be interested in checking out the following talk by Malcolm Rogge:

The Sustainable Forest Management Network will hold a Celebration in 2009 in the Gatineau April 21-23.  This may be the last one so don’t miss it.

The 2009 Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) Conference will be held May 27-29 at Carleton University in Ottawa, as part of the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The conference will explore research and teaching related to environmental studies in Canada. Various formats will be considered, including: papers, roundtable discussions, film screenings, posters, audio-visual submissions, etc. Deadline for proposals: January 31, 2009.

A call for Papers has been announced for a workshop on rights-based approaches in international forestry jointly held by the University of East Anglia and the University of California at Berkeley. Jesse Ribot (University of Illinois), William Sunderlin (Rights and Resources Initiate), and Don Anton (University of Michigan Law School) will deliver keynote presentations.

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is wrapping up in Barcelona, 5-14 October, 2008. Keep up with news as it progresses here.

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is going to be held in Barcelona, October 5th to 10th, 2008.

The 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee to meet in Quebec City July 2nd to July 10th.

The 11th International Congress of Ethnobiology will be held in Cusco (Peru) from June 25-30, 2008.