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Nature in Your Classroom – Exploring an Urban Wilderness
Wed Sep 28 @ 2:00pm (EDT)
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Teachers! On September 28, you and your grades 7-9 students can join us virtually as we stream live from Tommy Thompson Park (TTP) – a wilderness space minutes from downtown Toronto. We’ll introduce y…
2022 STEP Webinar: Biodiversity Matters in Managing Natural Assets: Working Together to Protect and Manage the Species that Make Up Our Natural Heritage for Watershed Health and Resilience
Thu Sep 29 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: Scientists around the world have been sounding the alarm about the loss of biodiversity. One recent report found that between 1970 and 2016, populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptil…
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with Four Colours Drum Circle
Fri Sep 30 @ 3:00pm (EDT)
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The Four Colours Drum Circle and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority invite you to attend the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) event at the Medicine Wheel Garden in H…
NATURALLY MINDFUL: Introduction to Mindfulness in Nature
Fri Sep 30 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Dates: September 30, October 7, 14 & November 4, 11 and 18 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Silent Retreat: November 13 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Learning to cultivate the skill of mindfulness in nature enhances our…
Conservation Youth Corps: Climate Action Leadership Retreat
Fri Sep 30 — Sun Oct 2
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Calling all high school climate activists! The impacts of climate change are here and will continue to intensify for future generations. There have been incredible youth mobilization efforts over the …
Creating Painterly Photographs: Fall Foliage
Sat Oct 1 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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In this workshop led by photographer artist Nancy Falconi, you will spend our time exploring and photographing the fall foliage. Surrounded by the stunning fall colours, you will learn creative ways t…
Take Pride in Pickering
Sat Oct 1 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Our community is coming together to plant trees and clean-up the Duffin Heights neighbourhood. This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper clothing and f…
Knightsbridge Park Community Tree Planting
Sat Oct 1 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Come celebrate fall and enjoy the outdoors! Residents of Bramalea, especially those living in the K, E and F sections, are invited to join us for a fall planting of native trees and shrubs at Knightsb…
Community Fall Tree Planting
Sun Oct 2 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Get outside for a fall tree planting! Let's work together to increase urban forest canopy cover in Toronto. Please dress appropriately for the weather and ensure you wear closed-toed footwear. Sandal…
TRCA Adventures of Salmon
Sun Oct 2 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Discover the exciting adventures that salmon in the GTA go on each fall at this free family event! Participants will follow the trails within the Highland Creek watershed and learn about the migration…
Fall Watershed Cleanup at Humber Bay Park West
Sun Oct 2 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Join with the Friends of Humber Bay Park and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and helpo get rid of plastic bags, bottles, cans and other litter along the trails in the park. Together, we can…
Winterize Your Lawn and Garden
Tue Oct 4 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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From lawn care and leaf clean-up, to preparing for next year’s garden beds - learn what to do this fall to give your lawn and garden a head start next spring. You will leave this workshop with a plan …
The Science of Fall Colours
Tue Oct 4 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Are you enjoying the fall colours? Learn about the science behind why leaves change their colours in the fall and how fallen leaves contribute to the health of the local ecosystem. We’ll also identif…
Watershed Wide Cleanup
Wed Oct 5 @ 6:00pm (EDT)
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Bring your family and friends out to the Watershed Wide Clean Up. Help us pick up litter around the community and create a healthier environment. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided Location: Hum…
OPG Pickering Learning Centre Pollinator Planting
Thu Oct 6 @ 4:30pm (EDT)
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Would you like to help plant a native garden and learn about the pollinators that might use it? We will be planting a new garden at the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Pickering Learning Centre to hel…
Webinar: Humber River Watershed Plan Kick-off
Wed Oct 12 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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We’re looking for your input on the new Humber River Watershed Plan (HRWP)! Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and our municipal partners are embarking on the development of a new waters…
2022 STEP Webinar: Detailed Design and Implementation of a Smart Blue Roof for Building Level Stormwater Management at CVC’s Head Office
Thu Oct 13 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: The ICI sector covers 20-30% of urban lands and comprises large buildings with extensive flat roof areas surrounded by paved surfaces and a relatively small amount of open space. As a result…
Webinar: Humber River Watershed Plan Kick-off
Thu Oct 13 @ 7:00pm (EDT)
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We’re looking for your input on the new Humber River Watershed Plan (HRWP)! Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and our municipal partners are embarking on the development of a new waters…
Survival Skills Basics Course
Sat Oct 15 @ 9:00am (EDT)
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4 days session: Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16 AND Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23 Times: 9am – 4pm Expert instructor Peter Wiinholt will share the many survival skills he has learned o…
Hike the Headwaters
Sat Oct 15 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Discover the headwaters of the Rouge, Don and Humber River. Join us on this guided walk through the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve (ORCCR)! Hike Distance: 4 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate …
Halloween at the Village
Sat Oct 15 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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Get ready for some spook-tacular fun at The Village! Oct 15, 22, 29 and 30, 2022 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prepare yourself for some hair-raising happenings at the Village this Halloween. Take part in g…
Family Adventure Walk in the Forest - 2022
Sat Oct 15 @ 12:30pm (EDT)
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Enjoy an engaging, nature-filled, family day that embraces outdoor learning. Families are invited to collect a map, find a journey stick, and venture into the forest for lots of woodland fun. Activiti…
Saving Seeds: From Gathering to Sharing
Sat Oct 15 @ 1:00pm (EDT)
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Learn how to save seeds from native species and what they need to survive from storage to propagation. Join us at Lakeshore Park to harvest and prepare local plant seeds! This event is intended for a …
Forest Therapy Walks
Sun Oct 16 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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A forest therapy walk is so much more than a walk in the forest – it’s an intentional journey that engages the all of the sense and allows for a deep connection with yourself and nature. The aim is to…
Senior Stroll - Fall Colours
Mon Oct 17 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Take a refreshing nature walk through Greenwood Conservation Area in Ajax and enjoy the fall colours! Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Trail Surface Type: Rough path Meet at the front gates of the Conse…
2022 STEP Webinar: Effective Stream Restoration Techniques
Thu Oct 20 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: Ontario Streams is a registered environmental charity dedicated to the protection and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands, through education and community action. Established in 1995, we …
Peel Conservation Youth Corps - Clean-Up at Norton Place Park
Sat Oct 22 @ 10:00am (EDT)
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Join Toronto and Region Conservation Authority by taking action and supporting our community as we clean up Norton Place Park. Bags and gloves will be provided. Participants are eligible to receive co…
Halloween at the Village
Sat Oct 22 @ 11:00am (EDT)
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Get ready for some spook-tacular fun at The Village! Oct 15, 22, 29 and 30, 2022 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prepare yourself for some hair-raising happenings at the Village this Halloween. Take part in g…
2022 STEP Webinar: Bird Friendly Buildings
Thu Oct 27 @ 12:00pm (EDT)
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Abstract: Have you ever experienced the loud, heartbreaking thud of a bird colliding with a glass window? Bird-window collisions are far more common than we realize. In North America, it is now consid…
Beautiful Native Plants
Thu Oct 27 @ 6:30pm (EDT)
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Native plants are beautiful, easy to grow options for any space. Get inspired and gain the resources to plan your own natural garden oasis! Receive a free copy of the Greening Your Grounds Homeowner’s…