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Articles by Eden Osmar

Eden Osmar is currently a public relations student at Algonquin College in Ottawa. She grew up in northern Ontario, where she spent most of her time camping, learning from a young age to appreciate the outdoors. Eden began volunteering for CPAWS for the Dr. Sylvia Earle lecture, and continues to be a communications volunteer.

CPAWS Talks Forests coming to Ottawa on Nov. 5


This past May, we kicked off the first ever CPAWS Talks event with the help of Dr. Sylvia Earle, who inspired a sold-out audience to take ocean action, regardless of whether they lived near the ocean or not. This time around, we’ve invited Michael Runtz and Dr. Jeff Wells to speak about forests. They will be stressing the importance of the Ottawa Valley for boreal birds in this engaging and thought-provoking lecture.

Dr. Sylvia Earle inspires ocean action at Ottawa lecture


What inspires you? What do you want to change, or make better in the world? Why is the ocean important to people like us who live in Ottawa and may have never had the opportunity to step foot in it? On May 25, 2015 Dr. Sylvia Earle spoke at the National Art Gallery of Canada for her second Canadian lecture ever, hosted by CPAWS and generously supported by the Embassy of the United States and Keen Canada. Dr. Earle spoke of some harsh realities. She not only told, but showed the audience what the ocean had looked like compared to what it does now, due to the unfortunate consequences of human activity in just a few decades.

Six reasons why you should attend the CPAWS Talks Oceans lecture with Sylvia Earle


Dr. Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer who has worked her entire life to explore and protect our oceans. And, on May 25, 2015, she is making a rare appearance in Canada. Dr. Earle will be lecturing at the National Gallery of Canada in the nation’s capital, talking about her experiences and her solution for protecting our oceans