Ideas & lessons for island communities to influence mainland decision makers.
Monday, December 12th, 1pm EDT
DESCRIPTION: The Great Lakes Islands Alliance (GLIA) is pleased to host this free meeting for Great Lakes island leaders, residents, and advocates. George Paisiovitch is a long-time political advisor, organizer, and consultant with expertise in stakeholder relations. He has worked with or for many levels of government, including both the Canadian federal and provincial Parliaments. George will tell the complex story of endangered species protection on Pelee Island and explain how they moved from polarization to collaboration. This webinar will conclude with discussion about common approaches for islands to more effectively work with mainland governments.