Community Learning Calendar of Events

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

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May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
From garden design to starting a backyard composter, learn what to do to kick start your lawn and garden this spring! You will leave this workshop with a plan for a healthy, beautiful yard. This...
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Learn about WPC’s programs and their specialized techniques for saving Canada’s most endangered animals. Find out what you and your family can do in your own neighbourhoods and backyard to help our native wildlife. This...
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Every day of the year is a good day for observing birds in your garden, from the snowy depths of winter to the height of summer bloom. Learn about common nesting, wintering, and migratory birds...
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Listen to the sounds of spring! Join us for an interactive presentation about how birds communicate. Enjoy interesting bird songs, calls and more, and learn some tips to remember them! This program is intended for...
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Join us for a fun introduction to native plants! Discover some of the amazing ways butterflies and birds use native plants. Afterwards, learn how to create your very own garden nursery with upcycled materials to...
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm YouTube Live
Bring us into your classroom – virtually! Our Watershed on Wheels educators are going live on YouTube with curriculum-connected lessons about the natural world! As you tune in along with other classes across the GTA,...
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
The Loggerhead Shrike is a feisty grassland songbird that hunts like a raptor and can sometimes be seen migrating through the GTA in the spring and fall. Loggerhead Shrikes are endangered in eastern Canada and...
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Listen to the sounds of spring! Learn about Ontario’s frogs and toads and how to identify them by their unique calls. Afterwards, try creating the calls at home and building a toad shelter for the...
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native pollinators, such as Monarch butterflies and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features. This presentation is intended for General Audiences: Beginner...
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
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 e-copy of the Greening Your Grounds Homeowner’s Guide...
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Did you know that a little brown bat can eat over 1,000 insects in one hour? Join us to learn more about bat species in the Toronto area and how to identify them! We will...
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Did you know LDD (Lymantria dispar dispar) moths are an introduced species that go through waves of invasions in our area? Learn about their life cycle, how to identify them and what actions you can...
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Listen to the sounds of spring! Learn about Ontario’s frogs and toads and how to identify them by their unique calls. Afterwards, try creating the calls at home and building a toad shelter for the...
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Did you know that the Toronto Area is home to lots of amazing rare and Threatened animals? Learn about some of the Species-At-Risk that share your city, your neighborhood or even your home! From Chimney...
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Microplastics are tiny bits of plastic that often go unnoticed in beaches, parks and urban areas – but the impacts they cause are anything but small! Join us to learn about microplastics, from what they...
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native pollinators, such as Monarch butterflies and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features. This presentation is intended for General Audiences: Beginner...
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
Discover the diversity of native bees! Learn how to tell a bee from a wasp, and how to identify common bumble bees in the Greater Toronto Area. This program is intended for ages 6+: Beginner...
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Do you want to start or improve upon your balcony garden? Join the Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA) for this one hour virtual workshop to learn about the inspiring beauty and practical benefits of...