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TRCA Events Calendar

Come out and explore Toronto and the GTA! Find everything on our events calendar, from guided hikes, festivals and seasonal events, to wild flower planting, workshops and public consultations. See listings for today, this weekend, and each month. Find out about these events and more by following us on Twitter .

Bird Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Join our guide birders and discover which migrates have made their way to Tommy Thompson Park on their way North to their nesting grounds! The park has seen over 300 bird species, and the majority...
Join the Young Birders’ Club! @ Tommy Thompson Park
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Join the Young Birders’ Club! @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
A birding hike series in Tommy Thompson Park just for kids! Explore the wilderness of Tommy Thompson Park as we look for birds who are passing through on their northward migration. You’ll visit the Bird...
Geofest @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Geofest @ Kortright Centre for Conservation | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Join us for our 7th annual Geofest! Meet other geocachers, find hidden geocaches on the Kortright property. Whether you are an expert or just want to try out geocaching there is something for everyone. Enjoy...
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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In partnership with Doors Open presented by Great Gulf you can come and enjoy a look behind some of the oldest doors in Toronto! With more than 40 buildings dating between 1816 and 1867 Black Creek brings...
Painting in the Park @ Tommy Thompson Park
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Painting in the Park @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Enjoy a pleasant afternoon watercolour painting en plein air in Tommy Thompson Park. Led by experienced botanical art instructor, Leslie Staples, students will be immersed in the unique beauty of the park’s urban wilderness. Students...
Weekday Walks in the Woods @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Weekday Walks in the Woods @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Join the Kortright Education team for nature hikes at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. Each week we will explore different areas of the 325 hectare property – meadows, forests, wetlands, ponds and of course the...
Forest School PA Days @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Forest School PA Days @ Kortright Centre for Conservation | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Come to the Kortright Centre for Conservation on your PA Day and explore the world of Forest School. Each day begins with an adventure into a woodland setting. Children interact with the natural environment through...
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Ontario Naturalists Skills Workshop: Beginner Birding @ Kortright Centre for Conservation | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Bird watching and backyard bird feeding are two of the most popular hobbies in North America. With a wide variety of birds living in our backyards, nearby parks and outdoor spaces, such popularity is easy...
Nature Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Kids and parents! Come enjoy the natural world at Tommy Thompson Park! Join us on a guided nature walk as we explore Toronto’s urban wilderness in Spring! We’ll share information about the park, as well...
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ravine City Family Nature Walk @ King's Mill Park  | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Kick Back in King’s Mill Park Unplug and discover Toronto’s incredible urban ravine network. Bring the whole family for a morning of birdwatching, bug-hunting, games and activities on an inspiring walk in the woods. Space...
Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction @ The Living City Campus at Kortright
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction @ The Living City Campus at Kortright | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Course Description Instructor: Svend De bruyn The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system. Participants...
Food Truck Festival @ Boyd Conservation Area
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Food Truck Festival @ Boyd Conservation Area | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Feast on a variety of scrumptious Food Truck offerings! Half price admission for adults and kids are FREE! View this event on Facebook.
Bird Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Join our guide birders and discover which migrates have made their way to Tommy Thompson Park on their way North to their nesting grounds! The park has seen over 300 bird species, and the majority...
Join the Young Birders’ Club! @ Tommy Thompson Park
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Join the Young Birders’ Club! @ Tommy Thompson Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
A birding hike series in Tommy Thompson Park just for kids! Explore the wilderness of Tommy Thompson Park as we look for birds who are passing through on their northward migration. You’ll visit the Bird...
Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems @ The Living City Campus at Kortright
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems @ The Living City Campus at Kortright | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Course Description Instructor: Svend De bruyn The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or...
Food Truck Festival @ Boyd Conservation Area
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Food Truck Festival @ Boyd Conservation Area | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Feast on a variety of scrumptious Food Truck offerings! Half price admission for adults and kids are FREE! View this event on Facebook.
Richmond Hill’s Mill Pond Splash @ Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Richmond Hill’s Mill Pond Splash @ Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill | Richmond Hill | Ontario | Canada
Held annually in the Town of Richmond Hill since 1998, Mill Pond Splash is a celebration of the Don River watershed. Through interactive displays and fun activities, visitors gain an increased appreciation for the natural...
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Beyond @ Downsview Park | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The tallgrass prairie is coming back thanks to the Downsview Park Tallgrass Project. To celebrate, Downsview Park is throwing a Prairie Party, an afternoon of free outdoor stewardship activities. Gardening for Birds, Butterflies and Beyond...
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm
Repairing Incised and Degraded (Urbanized Streams) @ Earth Rangers Centre | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
Natural Channel Design, Biotechnical Techniques and Case Studies This two-day course will present the current state of the art with regards to environmentally-sensitive stream and river repair and bank protection. The training will combine classroom...
Weekday Walks in the Woods @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Weekday Walks in the Woods @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Join the Kortright Education team for nature hikes at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. Each week we will explore different areas of the 325 hectare property – meadows, forests, wetlands, ponds and of course the...
4 Day LID Workshop – Design, Construction, Inspection, Maintenance and Monitoring @ St. Anne’s Parish Hall | Peterborough | Ontario | Canada
Days 1-2: June 6 to 7, 2017 Days 3-4: June 20 to 21, 2017 Low impact development (LID) in an innovative Stormwater management approach that treats, infiltrates, filters, and retains runoff at the source. This four...
Greening Health Care Forum – Exhibition @ Black Creek Pioneer Village
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Greening Health Care Forum - Exhibition @ Black Creek Pioneer Village | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The GHC Forum provides a unique setting to connect with many hospitals considering real energy projects, and we invite you to consider exhibiting. Some of our exhibitors will be invited to participate on one of...
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Greening Health Care Forum - General Participants @ Black Creek Pioneer Village | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The Forum is Greening Health Care’s annual signature event, bringing together hospitals, industry experts, government and utility companies to drive forward the energy and environmental performance of healthcare facilities. Case studies will share results and...
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Greening Health Care Forum - Industry Participants @ Black Creek Pioneer Village | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
The Forum is Greening Health Care’s annual signature event, bringing together hospitals, industry experts, government and utility companies to drive forward the energy and environmental performance of healthcare facilities. Case studies will share results and...
Erosion and Sediment Control Field Training @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Erosion and Sediment Control Field Training @ Kortright Centre for Conservation | Vaughan | Ontario | Canada
The practice of erosion and sediment control (ESC) during construction is a critical component necessary for the protection of the natural environment including sensitive water bodies, terrestrial habitat and aquatic ecosystems. The effectiveness of any...
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Do You Know Your H20? @ Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Meet the Rouge National Urban Park team at Rouge Beach to find out how water wise you are! Join a guided walk on the Waterfront Trail, take our quiz, join and learn more about the...
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Environmental GeoTour
Explore the Museum’s 25 acres of parkland through a self-guided geocaching tour. Sign out a GPS unit and we’ll get you started on your geocaching adventure! Drop in anytime between 10am and 5pm. Cost: $2...
Hike the Headwaters @ Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Hike the Headwaters @ Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve | Richmond Hill | Ontario | Canada
Discover the headwaters of the Rouge, Don and Humber watersheds on a guided walk through this ecologically significant Oak Ridges Moraine property. Hike Distance: 3 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Trail Surface Type: Crushed Limestone...
Farmers Market @ University of Toronto Scarborough Main Campus
Jun 7 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Farmers Market @ University of Toronto Scarborough Main Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Visit the market and taste a popular dessert from our Foodies Food Truck! Take part in the Rouge Scavenger Hunt and join the Office of Sustainability in the valley for some gardening tips. This Rouge...
Bee Friendly Gardening @ Cornell Library, Learning Place A/B
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Bee Friendly Gardening @ Cornell Library, Learning Place A/B | Markham | Ontario | Canada
Learn about bees and how to make your garden pollinator friendly at this family workshop! Cost: $5. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bee-friendly-make-your-garden-pollinator-friendly-tickets-34115962763 This Rouge Days event is hosted by the City of Markham and the Lake...

 

This calendar features all events and activities from across Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA), including Black Creek Pioneer Village, Kortright Centre for Conservation, The Living City Campus at Kortright, Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program, Professional Access Into Employment (PAIE), Partners in Project Green, Ontario Climate Consortium, Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition, Greening Health Care, Mayors Megawatt Challenge, Bolton Camp Project, Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP), The Living City Foundation, and others.

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