Community Learning Calendar of Events

This calendar highlights TRCA community learning events. For more TRCA events, visit our main calendar.

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Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Humber Arboretum
Help celebrate National Tree Day by coming out for a morning of planting native trees and shrubs at the Humber Arboretum! This event will take place at the newly revitalized Humber Pond on Humber College...
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Plant trees and help out our local environment with your family and friends. Take Pride in Pickering will aim to plant 300 trees and shrubs along the Waterfront Trail with the help of community members...
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm Oak Ridges Corridor, Bathurst Glen Golf Course
Discover the natural and cultural history of the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve (ORCCR). Take a bus ride to four locations across the corridor and enjoy guided walks and talks! Highlights: Hike through meadows, forests...
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Altona Forest Entrance and Parking
Parents and their young children are invited to join Altona Forest Stewardship Committee Leader Marie to discover how cool the forest is this time of year. The target audience is JK to Grade 2, but...
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Claireville Conservation Area *Queen St entrance
Get outdoors and earn high school volunteer hours! Learn how to safely use equipment and participate in environmental conservation. Eligibility: At least 14 years of age; Currently enrolled in High School; Able to commit to...
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kortright Centre for Conservation
Think you know what made that mark in the snow? Join us for a half-day workshop to learn to identify the tracks and sign of Ontario’s wildlife. PLEASE NOTE: Previous tracking experience or participation in...
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Humber Bay Park
Please join us for the annual fall cleanup at Humber Bay Park. Help us get rid of plastic bags, bottles, cans and other litter along the trail. Working together, we can make a huge impact!...
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Revera Terrace Gardens
Girls Can Too is a successful training program that provides hands-on learning experiences in the environmental and skilled trades sectors to young women in grades 9 to 12. Through the Greening TO Grounds program, Girls...
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Brampton, Malton and Caledon
Experience autumn’s beauty and spend time outdoors together with your little one. We will walk along an easy trail, play games and learn about nature. This event will run rain or shine. Please dress for...
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Taca Park
Take a refreshing nature walk and enjoy the fall colours! Learn about wetland plants and animals, and why these ecosystems are an important part of our neighbourhoods. Hike Distance: 4 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate...
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Bolton Camp
Help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Humber River as a Canadian Heritage River with a community planting. Come and learn about the future discovery garden designed by TRCA’s Girls Can Too program and Nikibii...
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Oak Ridges Corridor, Old Colony Road trailhead
Take a refreshing nature walk and enjoy the fall colours! Join us on this guided walk through the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve (ORCCR). Hike Distance: 4 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (short steep section)...
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Revera Forest Hill Place
Girls Can Too is a successful training program that provides hands-on learning experiences in the environmental and skilled trades sectors to young women in grades 9 to 12. Through the Greening TO Grounds program, Girls...
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Kettle Lake Park
Take a refreshing nature walk and enjoy the fall colours! Learn about wetland plants and animals, and why these ecosystems are an important part of our neighbourhoods. Hike Distance: 4 km Difficulty: Easy Trail Surface...
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Kortright Centre for Conservation
The York Region Nature Collaborative presents the 6th Annual FAMILY ADVENTURE NATURE WALK IN THE FOREST Sunday October 20, 2019 | 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy an engaging, nature-filled day that embraces outdoor learning. Families...
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
Enjoy an eerie evening at Lake St. George! Learn about the site’s historical past during an interactive presentation, and then follow us outdoors for a storytelling of the “strange happenings” over the years. We will...
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Albion Hills Conservation Park
Carve your very own pumpkin and create a jack o’ lantern to light up the night! Afterwards, join us for a guided walk where we’ll learn about nocturnal wildlife! Experience the sights and sounds of...
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Retirement Suites by the Lake
Girls Can Too is a successful training program that provides hands-on learning experiences in the environmental and skilled trades sectors to young women in grades 9 to 12. Through the Greening TO Grounds program, Girls...
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Small Arms Society
Join us for an evening guided walk where we’ll learn about nocturnal wildlife! Experience the sights and sounds of the park in the dark! Recommend for families with children over the age of 6. Children...
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Brampton, Malton and Caledon
Experience autumn’s beauty and spend time outdoors together with your little one. We will walk along an easy trail, play games and learn about nature. This event will run rain or shine. Please dress for...
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Claireville Conservation Area
Join us for an evening guided walk where we’ll learn about nocturnal wildlife! Experience the sights and sounds of the park in the dark! Recommend for families with children over the age of 6. Children...
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Oak Ridges Corridor, Bethesda trailhead parking lot
Learn to identify trees without their leaves! We’ll share our tips for using tree bark and buds. Enjoy this guided walk through the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve (ORCCR). Hike Distance: 4 km Difficulty: Moderate...
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Brampton, Malton and Caledon
Experience autumn’s beauty and spend time outdoors together with your little one. We will walk along an easy trail, play games and learn about nature. This event will run rain or shine. Please dress for...
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Altona Forest Entrance and Parking
Join Andy to learn how to identify trees and shrubs using form, silhouette, buds and bark. Meet at Altona Forest Parking on Altona Road across from Pine Grove Ave. Altona Forest Stewardship Committee Leader: Andy...
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Chinguacousy Park Ski Chalet
Celebrate the holiday season by making a special gift for winter birds. Together we will make bird feeders and decorate the trees with these tasty treats! TRCA is committed to creating an accessible experience for...
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
Enjoy a hands-on workshop to create your own fragrant, seasonal wreath using local, fresh foliage! All materials and light refreshments included. Parking: A parking lot is available on-site. Follow signs for Davies Hall. Meeting Place:...