Nature Canada

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nature Canada’s 85th Anniversary Celebration

Join Nature Canada’s “Women for Nature” as they celebrate our organization’s 85th anniversary and shine a light on the initiative and leadership of women in nature conservation.

Ottawa, ON — Members of the media are welcome to join Nature Canada this Wednesday,  February 7, in Ottawa where Women for Nature’s honorary co-chair, Senator Rosa Galvez will join esteemed guests and present Nature Canada’s highest conservation honour, the Douglas H. Pimlott Award. This celebration brings together leading women who are helping to save and protect wildlife and nature while inspiring future leaders.

WHEN: Wednesday February 7, 2024 at 6:00 – 8:00 PM (ET)


  • Senator Rosa Galvez
  • Emily McMillan, Executive Director of Nature Canada and 2024 Clean16 Honouree
  • Julie Gelfand, Former Environment Commissioner and Former Nature Canada Executive Director
  • Elizabeth May, Green Party of Canada Leader

WHERE:  Senate of Canada Building, Senators’ Lounge | 2 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON


For more information about the event, or to organize interviews on the topic, please contact:

Jodi Joy |
613-562-3447 ext. 239

About Nature Canada

Nature Canada was founded in 1939 because of the passion and initiative of Mabel Frances Whittemore, a teacher and nature lover whose main goal in life was to share her passion for nature with others. Today, Nature Canada represents a movement of 225,000 members and supporters and more than 1,200 nature organizations across the country. Over the past 85 years, Nature Canada has helped protect nearly 144 million acres of parks and wildlife areas in Canada and countless species that depend on this habitat as well as engage hundreds of thousands of Canadians especially children in nature through its activities.

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