Award-Winning Author Launches "A Biodiversity Treasure"

Ottawa, Ontario, September 26, 2012 - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is hosting a book launch for Official Plant Emblems of Canada: A Biodiversity Treasure. Award-winning author Dr. Ernie Small along with Dr. Paul M. Catling and Ms. Brenda Brookes, all AAFC scientists, will talk about how native Canadian plants become the official emblems of the provinces, territories and country. The authors will also be on hand to sign copies and answer media questions.

Book Launch

Thursday, September 27, 2012

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. (local time)

K.W. Neatby Building
Salons A and B
960 Carling Avenue
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa, ON

For more information:

Media Relations
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

Shona Milne
Strategic Communications Officer
Communications and Consultations Branch, AAFC
Office: 613-773-2775
Cell: 613-668-0394