Workshops & Events

Lichens webinar

Webinar: Learning Lichens

Nov 24, 2022 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

Lichens absorb pollutants from the air and protect rocks and trees from the elements. Join us to understand how these underappreciated organisms play an important role in the Moraine’s ecosystem.

Nothing but Native

 Webinar: Nothing but Native with Doug Tallamy!

Dec 13, 2022 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

New York Times bestselling author Doug Tallamy joins us to share how to grow a pollinator friendly garden using native plants! Native plants occur naturally in a local ecosystem, and do the best job of providing food and shelter for native wild animals.

Lichens webinar

Webinar: The Wonderful World of Wetlands!

Jan 12, 2023 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

Ontario Streams joins us to teach about how amazing wetlands are! Wetlands are more than just swamps, fens, bogs, and marshes. These amazing ecosystems improve water quality, provide habitats for wildlife, aid in flood control, regulate the climate by storing carbon in addition to providing a number of goods and services.

 

Nature exposure and human health

Webinar: Nature Exposure and Human Health

Jan 17, 2023 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

Our health is closely tied with our environment. The health benefits of spending more time in nature are numerous! Explore the great outdoors and enjoy reduced levels of stress and anxiety, improved concentration and creativity, lowered blood pressure, and better overall general wellbeing.

Nature exposure and human health

 Nature Walk: Nighttime Winter Woodland Walk

Jan 23, 2023 | 7 pm | Schomberg

Come on out and discover the natural world after dark at our Private Nature Reserve in Schomberg. Going on a nature walk at night means you’ll see and hear lots of things that you wouldn’t normally notice in the daylight. If you’re lucky, you might just spot an owl in the woods!

Nature exposure and human health

 Nature Walk: Snowshoeing for Seniors

Feb 3, 2023 | 10 am | Schomberg

Come on out and discover a winter wonderland at our Private Nature Reserve in Schomberg while snowshoeing at your own pace. Combining recreation with an opportunity to explore and connect with nature, this activity geared towards seniors 65+ is the perfect experience for this time of the year!

Nature exposure and human health

Webinar: Advanced Wildlife Tracking – With Kim Cabrera

Feb 7, 2023 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

As a follow up to the Kim’s previous talk on wildlife tracking, this webinar will cover a more advanced look at tracking. Many of Ontario’s native mammal species are difficult to spot, but leave behind tracks and other evidence that they have passed through.  Watch last year’s animal tracking primer from Kim as a webinar on demand here.

Nature exposure and human health

Biolympic Mini BioBlitz: Wildlife Tracking

Feb 25, 2023 | 10 am | Schomberg

Test your track identification skills in the field! Join our staff Biologist to learn tips and tricks of how to find and identify animal tracks in the winter at one of our private Nature Reserves.

Nature exposure and human health

Webinar: A Closer Look at Bryophytes (Mosses, Liverworts and Hornworts)

Mar 7, 2023 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

Bryophytes (mosses, liverworts and hornworts) are an essential, yet often overlooked part of the our ecosystems.  They are a small, but fascinating group of organisms. Join us on a journey to learn why these plants that lack leaves, flowers or roots are integral to nature.

Nature exposure and human health

Webinar: Pollinator Palooza – What’s the Buzz About?

Mar 28, 2023 | 7 pm | Online Webinar

Nearly 90% of wild flowering plant species and more than 75% of our food production, yield and quality depend on animal pollination. Protecting pollinators is something we all have a role in. Learn more with famed author Lorraine Johnson.

Covid-19 procedures are in effect as we want everyone to stay safe. 

We acknowledge that COVID is still being spread and is a threat to people’s health. If you are not feeling well or have been in close-contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID, please stay home. We require all attendees to be fully vaccinated. 

While at events, please wear your mask when social distancing of 6-feet is not possible.

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Thank you to our generous sponsors for making these events possible!