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Nature in Your Classroom – Microplastics
Wed May 18 @ 2:00pm (EDT)
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Bring us into your classroom - virtually! As you tune in along with other classes across the GTA, you and your students can ask questions in real-time during the livestream lesson. In the interest of …
Once Upon a Time, at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat Jun 25 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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See Black Creek transformed into a fantasyland of magic, wonder, and excitement! Be transported to a storybook realm, with adventure around every corner. Meet colourful characters and take part in fai…
Bird Sounds: ​Understand Your Feathered Neighbours!
Thu May 19 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Listen to the sounds of spring! Join us for an interactive presentation about how birds communicate. Enjoy interesting bird songs, calls and more, and learn some tips to remember them! This event is …
2022 STEP Webinar: Assessing the Feasibility of Communal Green Stormwater Infrastructure on Private Property
Thu May 19 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: Despite the proven benefits of low impact development (LID) stormwater management (SWM) there are still barriers preventing wide-scale implementation, particularly on private property in dev…
Backyard Birds Through the Seasons
Tue May 24 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Every day of the year is a good day for observing birds in your garden, from the snowy depths of winter to the height of summer bloom. Learn about common nesting, wintering, and migratory birds in the…
Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Beyond
Wed May 25 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native pollinators, such as Monarch butterflies and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features. …
Heat Pumps for Home Heating & Cooling
Wed May 25 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Find out how air-source heat pumps can lower your carbon footprint as well as your home heating and cooling bills. The air-source heat pump is a relatively new technology for home heating and coolin…
Turtle Tally
Thu May 26 @ 1:00pm (EDT)
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Ontario's native turtle species face a variety of conservation challenges, especially in urban areas. While ecologists are doing their best to help, there is still much to learn about this secretive s…
Doors Open Toronto at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat May 28 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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The Village is excited to participate in Doors Open Toronto 2022 on Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29, 2022! This Doors Open, see the Village from a new perspective as we renew the narrative of the pa…
The Dream by Joanna Baillie
Sat May 28 @ 5:00pm (EDT)
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The Dream by Joanna Baillie
The audience is divided into monks, soldiers and peasants in this gothic play on fear, guilt, and the prophetic power of dreams. In the confines of a Swiss monastery, the monks share the same propheti…
The Dream by Joanna Baillie
Sat May 28 @ 2:00pm (EDT)
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The Dream by Joanna Baillie
The audience is divided into monks, soldiers and peasants in this gothic play on fear, guilt, and the prophetic power of dreams. In the confines of a Swiss monastery, the monks share the same propheti…
Doors Open Toronto at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sun May 29 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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The Village is excited to participate in Doors Open Toronto 2022 on Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29, 2022! This Doors Open, see the Village from a new perspective as we renew the narrative of the pa…
Durham Conservation Youth Corps - Invasive Removal @ Autumn Cres.
Mon May 30 @ 5:30pm (EDT)
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Help to stop the spread of invasive species! Participants will take part in removing invasive species in the pollinator gardens at Autumn Crescent Parkette in Pickering. We expect volunteers to ar…
2022 STEP Webinar: Climate Considerations for Management of Natural Features
Thu Jun 2 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: This webinar will showcase some of CVC's recent work evaluating long-term climate trends in the watershed and discuss how these trends are impacting the natural heritage system. CVC's long t…
Once Upon a Time, at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat Jun 4 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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See Black Creek transformed into a fantasyland of magic, wonder, and excitement! Be transported to a storybook realm, with adventure around every corner. Meet colourful characters and take part in fai…
Turtle Tally
Tue Jun 7 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Ontario’s native turtle species face a variety of conservation challenges, especially in urban areas. While ecologists are doing their best to help, there is still much to learn about this cryptic spe…
Invasive Fishes of the Great Lakes
Wed Jun 8 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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They’re big, they’re destructive, and they might be coming our way! Grass carp, Silver carp, Black carp, and Bighead carp are a group of invasive fishes that pose a huge threat to the Great Lakes! Jo…
2022 STEP Webinar: Vancouver’s Green Infrastructure Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program
Thu Jun 9 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: In 2019, the City of Vancouver adopted the Rain City Strategy, a 30 year plan to change how the city manages rainwater using green infrastructure. Over the next 3 decades Vancouver aims to c…
Paddle Birding
Sat Jun 11
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Delivered in partnership with Birds Canada as a part of the Toronto Bird Celebration. Come and paddle on a beautiful sheltered inland lake in the heart of York Region while a birding expert delivers a…
Citizen Science: Explore Your Trail
Sat Jun 11 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Join us for an outdoor adventure as we travel local trails, exploring the plants and animals in our community with a high-tech twist. We will learn about one of the world's most popular citizen scienc…
Once Upon a Time, at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat Jun 11 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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See Black Creek transformed into a fantasyland of magic, wonder, and excitement! Be transported to a storybook realm, with adventure around every corner. Meet colourful characters and take part in fai…
Peel Conservation Youth Corps - Shoreline Clean-Up
Sun Jun 12 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Come join us along the shores of Lake Ontario where you will have the opportunity to earn community service hours helping to keep our environment clean! What to wear: Long pants, closed-toed shoes, ta…
Nature in Your Classroom – Pollinator Pals
Wed Jun 15 @ 2:00pm (EDT)
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Bring us into your classroom - virtually! Our Watershed on Wheels educators are live on YouTube with curriculum-connected lessons about the natural world! As you tune in along with other classe…
Bike the Creek
Sat Jun 18
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Bike the Creek is an awesome FREE community event that raises awareness about the benefits of cycling and the importance of active transportation in building a healthy and sustainable community. …
Once Upon a Time, at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Sat Jun 18 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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See Black Creek transformed into a fantasyland of magic, wonder, and excitement! Be transported to a storybook realm, with adventure around every corner. Meet colourful characters and take part in fai…
Invasive Species at Home
Tue Jun 21 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Invasive plants overtaking your yard or garden can be a pain! Join us to learn all about invasive species and how to recognize and manage them on your property. In this 90 minute webinar Chris Bialek …
Make Your Own Meadoway: Create Your Own Native Pollinator Garden!
Wed Jun 22 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and partners are creating The Meadoway by turning a 16 km hydro corridor into a flourishing natural meadow. The native plants that are planted there wi…
2022 STEP Webinar: CVC Ecosystem Offsetting Guidelines
Thu Jun 23 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: Join CVC’s Scott Sampson on a webinar sharing CVC’s Ecosystem Offsetting Guideline. Ecosystem offsetting is an approach to compensation guided by principles and strategies that strive to ach…
Nature Bike Ride - Mississauga Location
Fri Jun 24 @ 7:00pm (EDT)
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Bring your bicycle for an exciting evening discovering the hidden beauty of your neighbourhood! During this bike ride, we will be highlighting interesting facts about the landscape and local wildlife …
Durham Conservation Youth Corps - Invasive Removal @ Amberlea Park
Wed May 18 @ 5:30pm (EDT)
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Help to stop the spread of invasive species! Participants will take part in removing invasive species in the pollinator gardens at Amberlea Park in Pickering. We expect volunteers to arrive on time an…