Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 15, 2009 17:17 ET

Media Advisory: AAFC London Research Centre to Open Its Doors for a Day of Science Education and Fun

Locals to Uncover the Hidden Science Treasure in Their Own Backyard

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2009) - In partnership with Doors Open London, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre invites the public to take a tour through its facility on Saturday, September 19.

Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with scientists about their research, take part in guided indoor and (weather permitting) outdoor tours of the Centre and its agricultural research fields.

Fun children's activities, educational interactive displays, and research exhibits for all ages will be available.

Please visit www.doorsopenlondon.ca for more information.



EVENT:
Public event - scientists will be available to speak to media at the event.

DATE:
Saturday, September 19

TIME:
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (local time)

LOCATION:
Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre
1391 Sandford Street
London, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-773-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Andrea Smart
    Regional Communications Advisor
    519-780-8012
    Cell.: 519-831-0013
    or
    Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre
    Karl Volkmar, Ph.D.
    Research Manager
    519-457-1470
    Karl.Volkmar@agr.gc.ca