Community Learning Calendar of Events

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

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Apr 21 @ 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,...
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Discover how easy it is to turn kitchen scraps and yard waste into rich, dark compost at home. The Durham Master Gardeners will discuss the benefits of backyard composting; how to get started, and the...
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar
We are in a time of multiple crises, with ecosystems collapsing and mass extinctions occurring on a daily basis. And yet there are paradigm-shifting movements taking place around the globe that augur great possibility. Reading...
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Climate change is rapidly impacting natural spaces on both a local and global scale, including our yards. Join us for an introductory gardening webinar with a focus on climate change resiliency. We will introduce concepts like...
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Online Webinar - General Audience
Learn how to maximize vegetable yields in your community garden! This presentation will cover the fundamentals for planning a successful community garden plot, including soil improvements, plot layout, weed and pest management and more. Speaker:...
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Have you ever noticed how much better you feel after a walk in nature? Time in greenspaces not only improves our mental well-being, it has also been linked to a decreased incidence of health issues...
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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. We’ll also show you how you can get involved with FrogWatch, a citizen science...
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Learn more on the impacts that plastic and litter have on our waterways and in our community. This presentation is intended for General Audiences: Beginner level information Includes intermediate concepts Content intended for older youth...
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Learn tips on how to keep your lawn looking great, the signs when it is time to give up, and easy alternatives for a beautiful space! Guest Speaker: Aileen Barclay, Ecologist and Sustainable Gardening Expert...
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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...
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Climate change is rapidly impacting natural spaces on both a local and global scale, including our yards. Join us for an introductory gardening webinar with a focus on climate change resiliency. We will introduce concepts...
May 5 @ 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 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 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 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...