Here you will find a list of speaking engagements by Peter Sale.
If you are interested in having Peter address your group on the subject of the environmental crisis, contact him.
→ September 25th, 2020. Peter will talk about our changing climate as part of the ‘No Planet B’ webinar organized by Environment Haliburton.
Some recordings of earlier talks or interviews, followed by a list of recently completed talks.
→ December 8th, 2016, Peter was interviewed on CCTV America, concerning the recent severe bleaching of the northern Great Barrier Reef. Youtube video is here.
→ August 17th, 2015, Video of Peter’s plenary at Goldschmidt Geoscience Conference in Prague, Czech Republic is available here
→ 8th March, 2012 — Peter spoke at Nipissing University’s local TEDx event. See his 18 minutes of fame here
→ The interview on CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks, broadcast on 24th December 2011, and several times since, is available here.
→ September 21st, 2020. Peter presented a webinar, Watersheds 101, to the Magnetawan Watershed Land Trust, Magnetawan, Ontario.
→ August 15th, 2020. Peter will talk about local climate change at the annual meeting of the Cavendish Community Rate Payers Association, Cavendish Community Centre, Trent Lakes, Ontario.
→ July 6th, 2019, Peter was the guest speaker at the Mary Lake Association AGM. He spoke on ‘Climate Change in Muskoka: What it means for our environment and our lives’.
→ June 15th, 2019, Peter was the Keynote Speaker at the ‘Climate Change in Muskoka and Parry Sound’ daylong workshop, held at the Active Living Centre, Huntsville, and organized by the Green Party of Canada local organizing committee. His title was ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene: Climate Change in Muskoka’
→ June 8th, 2019, Peter spoke at the Lake Vernon Association AGM on climate change in Muskoka.
→ January 29th, 2019, Peter spoke to the Minnette Steering Committee at the Muskoka Lakes Township offices on climate change in Muskoka, and planning implications.
→ October 18th, 2018, Peter spoke at the Barrie Kempenfelt Probus Club in Barrie, ON, on navigating the Anthropocene, and why that should matter to all of us.
→ August 5th, 2018, Peter spoke at the Salmon Lake Association’s AGM at Salmon Lake. He talked about why this is no longer your grandfather’s Kawartha Lakes Region.
→ July 21st, 2018, Peter spoke at the Peninsula Lake Association Eco-Forum on how and why our environment is changing in Muskoka.
→ February 27th, 2018, Peter spoke at the Muskoka Horticultural Society on the topic of climate change in Muskoka.
→ November 4th, 2017, at 10.00am, Peter was the keynote speaker at the Green Energy Forum, Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve & Canadore College, Parry Sound, topic: It’s No Longer Your Grandfather’s Planet: Climate change impacts in cottage country.
→ October 26th, 2017, Peter spoke at the climate change workshop organized by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Barrie, on expected climate change in Muskoka.
→ August 8th, 2017, at 10.00am, Peter spoke to the Lindsay Ontario Probus Club, topic: Humanity in the Anthropocene – Planetary damage and biosphere repair.
→ June 10th, 2017, Peter spoke to the Coalition of Haliburton Lake Associations, at Fleming College, Haliburton on Ontario in the Anthropocene – Planetary damage & biosphere repair.
→ May 12th, 2017, Peter participated in the Muskoka Watershed Council’s Environmental Stewardship Conference, at the Port Carling Community Centre.
→ May 3rd, 2017, Peter talked to the Muskoka Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women on the topic, “Humanity in the Anthropocene — Planetary Damage and Biosphere Repair”
→ April 22nd, 2017, 2.00-4.00 pm, Peter spoke at the Gravenhurst Lions Club’s Environment Information Day, at the Muskoka Discovery Centre, The Wharf, Gravenhurst.
→ December 13th, 2016 at 7pm, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, at Environment Haliburton’s monthly Enviro-Cafe, in Haliburton.
→ November 2nd, 2016 at 10.00am, Peter talked to the Ajax Probus Club on the topic: Global change on our (dying) planet; Personal reflections on the Anthropocene.
→ October 29th, 2016, at 11.30 am, Peter talked to the Rotary International District 7010 annual conference at J.W. Marriott Hotel, Rosseau, about the impacts of climate change on freshwater supplies in Muskoka and elsewhere.
→ September 29th, 2016, at 12 noon, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, to the Regional Conference of Public Works Commissioners of Ontario, at Sherwood Inn, Muskoka.
→ September 24th, 2016, at 7pm, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, at the Port Carling Community Centre, sponsored by the Muskoka Lake Association.
→ August 4th, 2016 at 7pm, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, at the Foley Community Centre, Segwin Township.
→ July 13th 2016, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, at the Muskoka Discovery Centre, Gravenhurst.
→ July 9th 2016, Peter talked about the Muskoka Watershed Council’s new report on climate change impacts on Muskoka, at the Lake of Bays Association AGM, Baysville.
→ June 21st, 2016, Peter presented a community talk in Honolulu on his experience of coral reefs over his career.
→ June 17th, 2016, Peter headed to Honolulu for the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium
→ June 1st 2016,Peter discussed Muskoka’s mid-century climate at the Probus Club of Bracebridge
→ May 27th 2016, Peter outlined Muskoka’s mid-century climate at the 4th Muskoka Summit on the Environment
→ April 26th 2016, Peter spoke on Muskoka’s coming climate to the Windermere Lions Club, at the Windermere Community Centre
→ April 21st 2016, Peter discussed climate change impacts on Muskoka for the Muskoka Watershed Council, at the Huntsville Public Library
→March 21st 2016, Peter addressed District of Muskoka Council on the implications of the mid-century climate expected in that region
→ October 20th, 2015, Peter talked about the Anthropocene with the South Muskoka Probus Club
→ October 11th to 14th, 2015, Peter participated in the 2015 Ocean Exchange, in Savannah GA
→ September 15th 2015, Peter spoke about his ‘Personal Reflections on the Anthropocene’ at the Muskoka Lakes Probus Club, Bracebridge
→ August 17th, 2015, Peter presented a plenary at Goldschmidt Geoscience Conference in Prague, Czech Republic. His topic was “The End of the High Seas. The Oceans in the Anthropocene”
→ July 11th, 2015, Peter spoke on Muskoka’s environment at the Fairy Lake Association’s Annual General Meeing
→ April 22nd, 2015, Peter gave the keynote at the Living Green Gala taking place in Barrie, Ontario
→ March 27th, 2015, Peter talked about the Antropocene and the environmental crisis to the students at Gravenhurst High School. They were a great group.
→ February 23rd, 2015, Peter talked about the environmental crisis to the students at Rosseau Lake College
→ February 10th, 2015, Peter joined Fred Hacker for a great evening at the Midland Cultural Centre, Midland, 7.00pm. The crowd was great.
→ January 22-23, 2015, Peter was at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, participating in their Arabian Gulf program
→ January 14th, 2015, Peter had a great conversation with Peter Jennings for his Be My Guest program, Nipissing University, Bracebridge, 7.30pm
→ October 31st, Peter had a great visit to Texas A & M University, Corpus Christie, presenting a research seminar on “coral reefs, coastal populations and climate change”
→July 26th, Peter spoke at the Three Mile Lake Association AGM
→ July 19th, Peter spoke at the Menominee Lake Association AGM
→ June 7th, Peter spoke at the Moon River Property Owners Association AGM
→ May 8-9, 2014, Peter participated in the Muskoka Summit on Environment, in Bracebridge
→ 23rd March, 2014, Peter spoke at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Bracebridge
→ 20th February, 2014, talked at Huntsville Probus Club on Wondrous Muskoka and how our environment is much more than simply our economy
→ 12th February, 2014, seminar to the ecology group, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
→ 30-31 January, 2014, visited Ohio State University, with EEOB research seminar on 30th and public lecture on 31st.
→ 9th January, 2014, spoke to the Muskoka Field Naturalists on the Muskoka Watershed Council Biodiversity Project
→ 12th November, spoke to students at Almaguin Highlands Secondary School, South River, Ontario
→ 8th–10th October 2013, participated in the First Panamerican Coral Reef Conference, Merida, Mexico
→ 17th September, 2013, 11am, spoke at Rotary Centre, Bracebridge ON, “Valuing our Muskoka environment”, South Muskoka Probus Club
→ 12th September 2013, 7pm, — Spoke at Active Living Centre, Huntsville ON, “Heard a Whip-poor-will lately? – Stewarding Muskoka in a time of change”, Muskoka Watershed Council & Friends of the Muskoka Watershed.
→ 18th July, 2013 — Spoke at Gravenhurst Boat and Heritage Centre, 7:00pm, “Wondrous Muskoka – Our Environment is Far More Than our Economy” All Welcome
→ 25th May, 2013 — Peter spoke at Waterloo University’s Summit Centre, Huntsville, during the Lessons Learned workshop.
→ 20th May, 2013 — Peter spoke at the workshop on Interrelationships between coral reefs and fisheries, organized by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council in Tampa Florida.
→ 20th April, 2013 — Peter spoke at the Algonquin Theatre, Huntsville, Ontario, as part of a day-long celebration of Earth Day — Title: Changing Our Lives to Sustain a Changing World Thoughts on Muskoka and Global Change
→ 15th March, 2013 — a research seminar in the Dept of Biology and Marine Biology, UNCW, “Reef Fishes are Wondrous Beasts”
→ 13th March, 2013 at 7.00pm, Lumina Theatre, UNC Wilmington — Peter will be giving a public lecture titled “Global Change, Tipping Points, and the Urgent Need to Act”
→ 3rd January, 2013 — A talk on Biodiversity Loss to the Muskoka Field Naturalist’s Club, Bracebridge
→ 9th November, 2012 — Visited the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at Cornell University, giving a research seminar in the BESS seminar series.
→ 8th November, 2012 — At PRI’s Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, New York for a public lecture.
→21st August, 2012 –talk to the Gravenhurst Probus Club, Gravenhurst, ON
→28th July, 2012 — talk to the Lake-of-Bays Association, Baysville, ON
→3rd to 19th July — at the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, and associated meetings
→13th June, 2012 — talk to Central Muskoka Probus Club, Bracebridge
→ 31st May 2012 — talk to students at Gravenhurst High School
→ 10th April, 5pm, UNU-INWEH, public lecture, Hamilton, Ontario
→ 30 March 2012 — seminar to Marine Biology & Fisheries, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Key Biscayne FL
→ 29 March 2012 — seminar at Leonard and Jayne Abess Center, University of Miami, Miami FL
→ 27 March 2012 — seminar to Biological Sciences at Florida International University, Miami FL
→ 26 March 2012 — seminar at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro GA
→ 23 March 2012 — seminar to College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.
→ 22 March 2012 — Seminar to Dept Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa.
→ 13 March 2012 — talk to South Muskoka Probus Club on “Why I wrote Our Dying Planet”
→ 8 March 2012 — seminar in the TEDxNipissingU event. A first for me and a first for this part of Ontario
→ 6th February, 2012 – Seminar at Boston University, Boston MA
→ 2nd February, 2012 — Public lecture to Muskoka Field Naturalists, Gravenhurst ON
→ 12th January, 2012 – Public lecture at Nippissing University, Bracebridge ON, sponsored by the Canadian Federation for University Women.
→ 4th January, 2012 – Talk at the Probus Club of Bracebridge, Bracebridge ON.
→9th December, 2011 – Peter visited CBC Radio Studios in Toronto to tape an interview for a future broadcast of Quirks and Quarks to be aired first on 24th December.
→ 30th November, 2011 – Radio interview with Joy LaClair on Forthright Radio on KZYX-FM and KZYZ-FM, Mendocino, 9am PST.
→ 22nd November, 2011 – Peter talked about Our Dying Planet at York University, Toronto, ON
→ 2nd November, 2011 – Peter talked about Our Dying Planet at University of Western Ontario, London, ON — read about it here
→ 1st November, 2011 – Peter talked about Our Dying Planet with Diane Brandon of Vibrantly Green, for later broadcast on Ecology Radio.→ 28th October, 2011 – Peter was interviewed by Brenda Michaels and Rob Spiers of Conscious Talk, on KKNW-FM Seattle. Listen here
→ 18th October, 2011 – Radio interview took place on The 9am Show with Bill Newman on WHMP-AM, Northampton MA, 9am EST, followed by an interview on The Jefferson Exchange over Jefferson Public Radio stations Oregon and California, 9am PST. Followed later by an interview with Alan Stahler of Soundings on KVMR-FM, Nevada City, 12 noon PST. Peter also taped an interview with Jason Hartman for the Holistic Survival Show later that same day.
→ 10th October, 2011 – Peter was interviewed by Dick Riseling on WJFF Connections broadcasting in the Catskills.
→ 7th October, 2011 – Peter taped an interview with Charlie Dyer of KNEWS Conversations on KNEWS Radio for broadcast on Sunday.
→ 26th September, 2011 – Radio interview live on Morning Show with Hal, KRXA540AM Radio & interview live with Barbara Bernstein on Locus Focus, KBOO-FM.
→ 20th September, 2011 – Seminar at University of Guelph, Guelph ON.
→ 16th September, 2011 – Radio interview live with Jill Buck on GoGreen Radio.
→ 15th September, 2011 – Radio interview live on the Nicole Sandler Show.
→ 12th September, 2011 – Radio interview with George Noory on Coast to Coast AM