Environment Canada

Environment Canada

July 15, 2009 13:28 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Make Announcement on Biosphere Reserves

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 15, 2009) - Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville, on behalf of Environment Minister Jim Prentice, will hold a news conference with representatives from the Canadian Biosphere Reserve Association and the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve regarding biosphere reserves in Canada. Biosphere reserves are areas designated and recognized internationally by UNESCO for demonstrating practical approaches to balancing conservation and development.

Event: News conference and media availability

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2009

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve,
19 Reynolds Road, Lansdowne, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of the Environment
    Bill Rodgers - Director of Communications
    Environment Canada
    Media Relations