Come to the launch event of the newly-founded Endangered Ecosystems Alliance on Wednesday, Sept 19, at the Croatian Cultural Centre from 7- 9 pm with Ken Wu, Victoria-based conservationist and co-founder of the Ancient Forest Alliance, and Dr. Reed Noss, renowned ecologist and former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Conservation Biology. Reed will speak about "The ecosystem approach to conservation: history and urgency" on a complementary species and ecosystems approach to conservation, while Ken will deliver a beautiful slideshow presentation about the diverse ecosystems across Canada and about the need for science-based legislation to protect them. Info night and fundraiser. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Tickets available at the door.