Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Monthly Meeting on Zoom


Our guest speaker Barbara Zimmerman tells us about the Kayapo Project

From 7:30 pm until 9:00 pm

At Zoom

Free. Please contact us at: mpfieldnaturalists@gmail.com to request an invitation to the Zoom presentation.

Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists / mpfieldnaturalists@gmail.com

Our guest speaker will be Barbara Zimmerman, director of the Kayapo Project with The International Conservation Fund of Canada; In 1991 Barbara Zimmerman became involved with the struggle of the Kayapo Indigenous people of the Brazilian Amazon to defend their rights in the face of the rapidly advancing frontier.  She will tell us of her work with local, national and international partner NGO's and Kayapo communities to strengthen Kayapo capacity for protecting over 23 million acres of their legally ratified territories from encroachment, invasion and destruction.