D3 Biodiversity and wildlife management

Challenges and perspectives
21 Jun 2018
11:15 - 12:30

D3 Biodiversity and wildlife management

With increasing urban migration and sprawl, a variety of species from peri-urban areas are now calling cities home. This session will explore the relationship between urban growth and encroachment on natural areas, how species themselves are adapting to survive and thrive in urban environments, and finally, the mechanisms that cities have emplaced to manage the interaction between these new residents and citizens.


Hana Lapp
Adaptation and Resilience Planner, ICLEI Canada Office


Vancouver’s biodiversity strategy (Part 1)
Vancouver’s biodiversity strategy (Part 2)
Doug Smith
Director, Sustainability, City of Vancouver, Canada

Pam O’Connor
Council member, Santa Monica, California, United States

Samuel Tabory
Research Manager, University of Minnesota, Sustainable Healthy Cities, United States

Al Sizer
Councillor-Deputy Mayor, Greater Sudbury, Canada