Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Obtain your internationally recognized permaculture certificate, this spring the PDC is conveniently offered on weekends in Montréal! This PDC follows the permaculture design curriculum established by Bill Mollison, and is internationally recognized as the standard in this field.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 3:36am to Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 3:36am
Blue Sail Energy Solutions /
Blue Sail Energy Solutions is a leading solar contractor & provider who provide the best solar system services in Toronto, Ontario. Solar Panel Installation is done by our professionally trained and licensed electricians for both residential & commercial use in Canada.
Join us for an afternoon talk with David Sobel, a renowned expert on place-based education. David, the author of Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities and Childhood and Nature, (amongst many other books), will introduce examples of place-based education from the US, Canada and Europe to illustrate innovative initiatives from pre-school through high school settings. This talk will be hosted by Evergreen’s Cam Collyer, and is being co-sponsored by OISE, the TDSB and Evergreen.
North House /
$8 or $3 with Event Discount Card
Join rare’s Planning Ecologist Tom Woodcock, and volunteer apiarist Erica Shelley celebrate don’t step on a bee day, an educational event addressing the importance of pollinators and what we can do to support them. Join us on a walking tour of Springbank Community Gardens and learn about the challenges and solutions facing our honey bees, pollinator biodiversity, the importance of pollinators to our food, and what each of us can do to support pollinators in our own homes and communities. The morning will finish with an informal discussion over a BYO lunch at our Pavilion.
Join Jenna Quinn, rare's Program Scientist, for rare's 11th annual butterfly count. During this official butterfly census, we will be identifying and counting all of the butterfly species throughout all habitats on the reserve. Nets and identification resources/guides will be provided. Please note that participants are asked to bring their own lunch - and don't forget your hat, water bottle and sunscreen. Long pants and appropriate hiking shoes are recommended.
Register in advance at raresites.org or call us at 519-650-9336
Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
Join us in Frelighsburg, QC for a full-time, two-week Permaculture Design Certification.
The PDC program follows the internationally recognized curriculum provided by Bill Mollison. During this course, we will observe and follow the natural principles that drive ecological systems. We will learn, through both theory and hands-on practice, how to integrate these principles in designing our lives, homes, lands, and communities.