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Our adult learning workshops are immersive experiences that expand your connection to the natural world through art and science.

Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies

Bring the story of the Monarch butterfly to life — join the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada at our popular Monarch butterfly training workshop.

Delivered by experts from the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada, as well as special guests in the field of Monarch conservation, our workshop helps participants build their confidence to work and teach with Monarchs through rigorous and immersive training.

2022 WORKSHOPS

In-Person Workshop

  • Tuesday August 16 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Downsview Park
70 Canuck Ave, North York, ON M3K 2C5 | MAP + DIRECTIONS

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ABOUT THESE WORKSHOPS

Topics include:

  • The importance of habitat creation and milkweed for Monarch conservation
  • An overview of how to participate in citizen science projects that involve monitoring and observing the insect in its natural habitat
  • History of tagging and tracking of migrating Monarchs
  • Ethical considerations related to species conservation
  • Appropriate care and handling protocols throughout all of the Monarch’s life stages

AUDIENCE: Educators, nature enthusiasts and anyone interested in Monarch butterflies. Please note that our workshops are designed for adult learners.

Voices from the Land

Voices from the Land is an interactive workshop that brings people together to explore the natural world through visual art and language.

EcoSchools teachers take part in Voices From the Land workshop at Albion Hills Field Centre

Voices from the Land explores the intersections between language, culture and the natural world, and celebrates our connections to the land and our relationships with each other.

Expert educators will take participants through the Voices process, a creative and collaborative exploration of art, photography, language and performance. This process helps participants gain the skills, resources and perspectives to nurture artistic reflection and expression in their learners.

2022 WORKSHOPS

In-Person Workshop
Monarch Teacher Network of Canada, in collaboration with Peel EcoSchools, is pleased to provide this unique professional development opportunity to Peel educators.

  • Thursday July 14 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Claireville Outdoor Education Centre
8180 Hwy 50, Brampton, ON L6T 0A7 | MAP + DIRECTIONS

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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Through the Voices process, participants will:

  • Make ephemeral art in a local landscape using natural materials
  • Write and perform poetry that reflects and represents art, language and culture
  • Use photography to capture artwork and performance
  • Learn best practices for designing and publishing artwork