Thursday 15 February 2024

Join us for a day of education, community, and celebration!

🌲✨🌳 Join us for a day of education, community, and celebration! 🌳✨🌲 Concerned citizens from Saskatchewan and beyond are coming together to raise awareness about the alarming increase in clearcutting in our beloved boreal forest. This Saturday, February 17th, the Saskatchewan Forest Protection Network and the Big River Forest Advocates are hosting an impactful Teach-In event, followed by a community supper and a musical Kitchen Party to rally support for a legal action to protect culturally significant and ecologically sensitive areas. πŸ“£ The Teach-In will feature award-winning investigative journalist, Joan Baxter, who will shed light on the history and international impact of Paper Excellence, the company behind numerous mills across Canada. 🌟 Voices from Saskatchewan’s north will include Dave Rondeau, a community archeologist and heritage specialist, Miriam Korner, founder of For Peat’s Sake, and Cathy Sproule, the organizer of our legal action. 🎢 We'll also be treated to the musical talents of local artists Wilma Groenen, Aryn Murray, Raven She Hollers, Frank Klassen (Wrong Johnsons), and the Great Fuss at our Kitchen Party. It's a family-friendly event with free admission to the Teach-In, food available for purchase at the community supper, and a modest $20 admission fee for the Kitchen Party, with kids getting in free! πŸ—“ Save the Date: πŸ“… Saturday, February 17th πŸ• Teach-In: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 🍽 Community Supper: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM 🎡 Kitchen Party & Fundraiser: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM πŸ“ St. George’s Senior’s Centre, 1235 20th Street West, Saskatoon Let's come together to protect our forests and ensure a vibrant future for Saskatchewan and beyond. See you there! 🌿🌎 #SaveOurForests #ForestProtection #CommunityEngagement #TeachIn #SaskatchewanForestProtectionNetwork #BigRiverForestAdvocates #PaperExcellence #Saskatchewan #Saskatoon

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