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September General Meeting – Greening the City of Richmond Hill

September 5, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Each year, the Urban Forestry, Natural Environment, and Horticulture team continues to complete many “green” initiatives within the City of Richmond Hill. This presentation will review many of the team’s programs and projects, how they impact the environment, and what residents can do to take part in greening the City. Key programs include the Community Garden Program, Healthy Yards, Long Term Restoration Projects, and the Community Stewardship Program.

Natural Environment Analyst and University of Toronto graduate Khrysta Lyn manages Richmond Hill environmental community programs such as the Community Garden Program, Healthy Yards, Pollinator Initiatives; and provides support for the Richmond Hill Blooms and Celebration Forest programs.

Tonight’s speaker is planning to attend our meeting in person. Should plans change, a live video broadcast of her remote participation will be projected onto a large screen in the auditorium.

All general meetings begin with a welcome and general announcements, which precede the introduction of the guest speaker.

Members: Instructions for participation in this virtual and in-person event will be emailed to members twice – once on the Friday prior to the meeting, and again on Monday. Instructions are also available by logging into our site and checking the “members-only” version of this event.

Visitors: Guests are welcome to participate in this virtual and in-person event at a nominal fee of $5.00 Instructions for participation will be emailed to non-society members who complete the registration process prior to the event start time. Visit our website at and click on the “Register” button to begin.

About In-Person Attendance at the McConaghy Centre: 

  • Doors to the auditorium open at 7 pm
  • The meeting begins promptly at 7:30 pm
  • Please bring a mug or cup if you would like hot coffee or tea
  • All attendees are encouraged to register online for inclusion in door prize draws
  • Masks are not required but are encouraged
  • In-person attendees will be able to visit Flower Show entries


September 5, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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McConaghy Centre
10100 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, L4C 1T8
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