Conservation Connection Forum and Keynote Benefit Banquet
Thursday 12 October 2017, 09:30am - 08:00pm
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Forum and Keynote Benefit Banquet

Thursday October 12, 2017

For the Conservaiton Connection Forum people representing First Nations, land trusts, wildlife conservation experts, environmental groups, and those caring for nature across South Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and beyond come together bi-annually for this conference presented by Habitat Acquisition Trust. With renowned speakers, a beautiful space to gather and collaborate, active nature walks, as well as a benefit auction night this is the event of the season. This local conference is surely not to be missed.

Businesses and Sponsorship

For those that wish to advertise their business with this event and act on their desire to support a green local economy, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 250-995-2428 to negotiate a sponsorship. Monetary sponsorships and donations of goods or services for the silent auction benefit will allow our charity to fund ongoing programs for children in nature, species of concern, and habitat protection. Contact us by September 2017 for maximum exposure!

I want to attend!

Space is limited, reserve your spot today for this expected sell-out event. Call 250-995-2428 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be the first to secure tickets. Tickets available online here.



Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, Pavilion (505 Quayle Rd, Victoria BC)


Conference (Speakers, break-out groups, networking, coffee breaks and lunch) 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Nature Walk 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Keynote Speaker + Benefit Banquet (Silent auction, dinner, and speaker) 5:30 - 8 PM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rick Kool, Royal Roads University, speaking on The Blue Boundary Report: developing a collaborative plan for the sustainability of Vancouver Isand

Full Event Programs:

Conservation Connection Forum here

Benefit Banquet here

Ticket Pricing

Click here for tickets and pricing.

Silent Auction Teaser

You can look forward to these silent auction items donated by our kind community sponsors:

All funds raised through the silent auction will go towards Habitat Acquistition Trust conservation programs.

Get the full list here!


The evening Benefit Banquet is catered by Truffles Catering. There will be a cash bar with wine by Symphony Vineyard, a cocktail featuring Victoria Distillers Empress Gin, and Phillips Brewery Beer.

During the conference coffee and snacks will be available during breaks and lunch includes sandwiches and soup or salad. 

The Buffet-style dinner catered by Truffles features:

 artisan breads, coffee and tea
saanich organics field greens/ quinoa/ strawberries/ sunflower seed praline/
goat cheese + white balsamic vinaigrette.
sunwing tomatoes/ natural pastures fresh mozzarella/ basil/ olive oil +
balsamic reduction
bc grown/ fresh herbs/ dijon/ olive oil + sea salt.
herb garlic butter.
CAVATAPPI PASTA (vegetarian)
rocket/ basil/ roasted pepper sauce/ pesto/ricotta + olive oil.
free run/ tomato+basil bruschetta/ crispy onions/ olive oil
seasonal fresh berries.
Double Chocolate Brownies

Please indicate your dietary restrictions when purchasing tickets.

The Speaker Line-up

Speakers and topics for the Conservation Connection Forum and Keynote Speaker for Benefit Banquet found here.

This event is co-sponsored by:

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To become a sponsor contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..c 250-995-2428

See a list of HAT's Sponsors here.

Location Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, BC
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