Barriers, Bylaws and the Biophilic City

December 17th 2020. 16:00 to 17:30

Barriers, Bylaws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities! 

4pm-5:30pm ET on December 17th



Professor, Nina-Marie Lister

Author, Lorraine Johnson

Environmental Lawyer, David Donnelly

Author and Expert Gardener, Mark Cullen

Horticulture and Natural Environment Program Officer for the City of Toronto, Patricia Landry

You will hear about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current state weed and grass regulations. The roundtable discussion will talk about overcoming the challenges and moving to a solution of incorporating a by-law that is supportive of the natural garden and native plants.