Welcome to the Environmental Webinar. Join us as we hear from experts in their fields about how we can each support sustainability in our communities. This promises to be an educational event so please register to receive the webinar information. Additionally, you will find great links to activities for the whole family in our Partner Resource Centre below. We look forward to welcoming you to this virtual Ward 4 event.
Thank you for joining us for the Environmental Webinar on October 25th.
If you didn’t catch us live, watch a recording of this event now:
Myles O'Brien has worked as Richmond Hill’s Environmental Education & Engagement Coordinator for the past six years. His role involves sharing information and updates from the City’s Environment Strategy with the community, through print and digital media, event displays and interactive games, classroom visits, and more. As a part of the Sustainability section, Myles also coordinates public-facing components of Resilient Richmond Hill, the City’s climate change initiative.
Khrysta Lyn has been working with the City for 4 years on various environmental programming, ranging from water resources to natural resources management. Her current role as the Natural Environment Analyst involves coordinating programs such as the Community Garden program, Healthy Yards program, and more recently Pollinator Initiatives.
Miller Compost currently owns and operates four compost sites nationwide, consisting of both outdoor windrow & in-vessel technologies. Collectively Miller Compost processes approximately 150,000 tons annually of Leaf and Yard Waste Material and Source Separated Organics (SSO). Miller continuously increases efforts to divert the organic fraction of solid waste from landfills across Canada.
Over the last two decades, Miller has been an industry innovator by continually challenging ourselves to produce better products that meet the needs of our customers. We believe our focus on innovation, quality, and sustainability supports the ever growing communities in which we and generations will thrive.
Scott MacIvor is a community ecologist and assistant professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He is interested in plants and pollinators (especially bees) in cities, and more broadly, biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service delivery of urban green spaces, including public and private gardens, parks, and green roofs.
He works with NGOs and municipalities to implement community science, planning and policy that supports wildlife, and with researchers to better understand urban ecological systems from a multi-city and global perspective. More information is available at macivorlab.ca
Partner Resource Centre
Click our Partner’s logos to learn more about the Environmental Initiatives in our community. Watch a video. Take a quiz. Learn how to volunteer. Have fun!