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 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Online Facebook - General Audiences
#AtHomeWithNature EcoHealth is the relationship between human and environmental health. On Tuesday, May 26, join Colin through a live stream to learn more about how it works in action, including hands-on tips for conducting an...
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 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 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Online Facebook - Ages 8+
#AtHomeWithNature There would be no plants without healthy soil to nourish them! On Wednesday, May 27, “Chef Chris” will be live streaming to teach us about the ingredients that go into creating the perfect soil....
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audiences
Whether you are growing vegetables for the first time, or getting back into it, this presentation will cover the why, where and how of growing your own vegetables. It will include a breakdown of cool...
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Online Facebook - General Audiences
#AtHomeWithNature From oats to machines – on Thursday, May 28 we’re broadcasting live from The Meadoway to share what it takes to prepare the soil beneath a hydro corridor to become a thriving meadow! A...
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar- General Audiences
Rain gardens are beautiful outdoor spaces with a lot going on just below the surface. Their special design absorbs excess rainwater, filtering it as it returns to the soil. Be inspired by beautiful rain gardens...
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Learn all about one of the most exciting greenspace revitalization projects in Canada and how you can get involved in creating it with us! Located right here in the GTA, TRCA and our partners are...
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audiences
Pollinators such as butterflies, birds, bats, and bees play a vital role in maintaining a healthy environment and sustainable food system. Learn about some of our local pollinator species and how to create a pollinator-friendly...
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 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 recommended for...
Jun 4 @ 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...
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audiences
Native plants are beautiful, easy to grow options for any space. Join TRCA in collaboration with Credit Valley Conservation and learn about the benefits of native plants for your yard and our urban ecosystems. Get...
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
How well do you know your local wildlife? You don’t have to leave the city to experience some of the incredible wildlife living nearby! Learn about the unique traits and adaptations of animals living in...
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online Webinar - Family Audience (and Educators)
Where does the rain go? Follow the journey of stormwater runoff from our roads and parking lots to our waterways. Learn about the impacts of stormwater in a changing climate, and discover how to take...
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
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 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 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 recommended for families with children...
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online Webinar - General Audience
Learn about the inspiring beauty and practical benefits of gardening on your balcony, with a focus on native plants and edibles. You will leave with the know-how to bring your small outdoor space to life....
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online Webinar - Ages 6+
What are pollinators? Why are they important? Enjoy an interactive presentation all about butterflies, bees and other pollinators! Learn how to attract and support these species at home with pollinator-friendly gardening tips. This program is...
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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. Participants will receive online gardening fact sheets and...
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Garnetwood Park
Bike the trails with TRCA and discover the hidden beauty of your neighbourhood! The bike tour will include interesting facts about the landscape and local wildlife, along with practical tips such as how to set...
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
Learn the basics of recreational canoeing or enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George at sunset! Beginner and seasoned paddlers welcome. Family Friendly. Children must be ages 6 and up, and those under the age...
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
Learn the basics of recreational canoeing or enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George at sunset! Beginner and seasoned paddlers welcome. Family Friendly. Children must be ages 6 and up, and those under the age of...
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
Learn the basics of recreational canoeing and enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George at sunset! Beginner and seasoned paddlers are welcome. All equipment and personal flotation devices will be provided. This event is...
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – Sep 13 @ 4:30 pm Lake St. George Field Centre
This weekend combines the first three levels in Basic Canoeing into one course. This is designed to introduce the novice or relatively inexperienced canoeist to paddling. The emphasis is on mastering the fundamentals of tandem...
Oct 17 @ 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...