Calendar of Events

 
Upcoming Events
Network Nature: Achieving the EU Green Deal through nature-based solutions

Oct 21, 2021 (10:00 - 17:30) - (GMT +2:00)

Hosted by: IUCN

Network Nature is organising an Annual Event, showcasing the vision and added value of the project and focusing on Ecosystem Restoration.

The event will focus on the Network Nature semester theme of ecosystem restoration, in line with current EU ambitions and the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Nature-based solutions, in Europe and beyond, are...


Change, Hope, and Tension - Perspectives and Practices on Making Green Spaces BIPOC Inclusive

Oct 21, 2021 (14:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Park People

2021 marks Park People’s 10 year anniversary. Together with TD Bank Group, we’re recognizing the occasion with a webinar on creating BIPOC inclusion in parks and public spaces.

On October 21st, 2021, join Park People for a candid conversation...


Designs on the Future: What Will The Next “Enlightenment” Look Like?

Oct 21, 2021 (17:30 - 19:00) - (GMT +2:00)

Hosted by: Salzburg Global Seminar

Confronting the compounded impacts of the pandemic, climate crisis and structural injustice ushers a protracted and complex period of reassessment, reimagination, and regeneration. Complex problems call for complex solutions. A new “Enlightenment” is needed – but what will it look like?  Disparities between existing knowledge systems need to be acknowledged and...


The Perception of Cemeteries, Urban Parks and Places that Provide for the End-of-Life Experiences.

Oct 21, 2021 (17:30 - 19:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: World Urban Parks

An opportunity to hear from four corners of the world, on the positive aspects of creating universal spaces within a cemeteries that meet the needs of the community and improve how we utilise open space. We will start with four presentations and lead onto a panel discussion followed by a question session at the end. The webinar will run for 1.5hours


Classroom to Communities Annual Conference

Oct 22, 2021 - Victoria

Hosted by: Classrooms to Communities

Join us in October for C2C 2021 as we explore stories of hope and resiliency connected to the land and sea, from classrooms to communities, at our annual PSA Day conference. This year’s conference will be coming to you live from Victoria and online everywhere on October 22!

The conference will feature an engaging morning plenary and over 60 online sessions, workshops, gatherings and...


Toucan Rescue Ranch

Oct 22, 2021 (12:00 - 12:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Join us live from the Toucan Rescue Ranch in Costa Rica!!! We'll learn all about the two and three fingered sloths and meet some of the incredible animals they're rehabilitating. At TRR they have focused on care, rehabilitation, and release of national wildlife since 2004. TRR provides sanctuary while giving treatment, rehabilitation, and when possible, release to their natural environment....


Glamp In

Oct 22, 2021 (17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Afro

This is our open invitation to people all over the world to come and celebrate a FREE event with us from the comfort of their homes. Connecting to nature continues to be one of the ways where we can find healing in a time of great uncertainty. We expect hundreds to join us for the seventh time and some for the first time. Building upon the success of six years of...


River Basin Day - Mundy Park, Coquitlam

Oct 23, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time - Mundy Park

Hosted by: Fraser River Discovery Centre

River Basin Days is a monthly series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. Join us at rotating locations around the Fraser River Basin as we explore this incredible watershed! Our staff will guide you through 1-hour of activities, experiments, and art projects as we learn about the biodiversity of this great river.

Registration required.


Nature x Carbon: catalyzing tools for nature-based climate solutions

Oct 25, 2021 (13:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: WWF- Canada

Join WWF-Canada and partners as we explore opportunities for conservation tech to drive positive impact for nature, climate and people.

This virtual event is part of WWF-Canada’s Nature X Carbon Tech Challenge and supported by...


Living Nature: Art, Science and Indigenous Knowledge

Oct 26, 2021

Hosted by: Synchronicity Earth and Invisible Dust

Living Nature is a new hybrid programme exploring the future of human relationships with nature through a lens of art, science and Indigenous wisdom.

The programme will feature artist presentations, film screenings, talks, discussions, and listening sessions featuring an inspiring group of people from all over the world


Toucan Rescue Ranch

Oct 26, 2021 (12:00 - 12:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Join us live from the Toucan Rescue Ranch in Costa Rica!!! We'll learn all about the two and three fingered sloths and meet some of the incredible animals they're rehabilitating. At TRR they have focused on care, rehabilitation, and release of national wildlife since 2004. TRR provides sanctuary while giving treatment, rehabilitation, and when possible, release to their natural environment....


Applying Systems Change for Children’s Equitable Access to Nature in Your City

Oct 26, 2021 (14:00 - 15:30) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: Children & Nature Network

Join us for this hands-on workshop to identify unique systems levers for cities to advance equitable access to nature for children.

This second session of a three-part series engages participants in applying a system change framework to their city or program. The session offers an opportunity to deepen understanding of the underlying conditions that often hinder change at a systems...


Les chauves-souris

Oct 27, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Quand le soleil se couche, je pense à aller me coucher. Quand il fait noir, je dors.

Les chauves-souris, au contraire, se réveillent et sont actives durant la nuit.

Savez-vous comment on pèse, attrape, enregistre des écholocations et classifie les chauves-souris?

Saviez-vous qu’il existe des cavernes de chauve-souris dans les régions nordiques du Canada?

...


Dr. Jennifer Heldmann | Exploring Water on the Earth, Moon and Mars

Oct 27, 2021 (12:00 - 12:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Dr. Jennifer Heldmann is a Planetary Scientist working in the Division of Space Sciences and Astrobiology at NASA Ames Research Center. She is interested in studying the Moon and Mars as well as our home planet, Earth. Her Mars research focuses on studies of recent water on the Red Planet through spacecraft data, computer modeling, and fieldwork in Mars-analog environments (which are places...


The State of The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin

Oct 27, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

You’re invited to join The Nature Conservancy on Wednesday, October 27th, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CST to celebrate another great year of land and water conservation in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin State Director Elizabeth Koehler will share conservation highlights from the past year and update you on what’s ahead.

Mukwonago Land Steward Brian Miner will share some exciting...


Gender: The key to unlocking transformational change in climate-forest finance

Oct 27, 2021 (15:00) - (GMT +2:00)

Hosted by: UN-REDD Programme

Interactive knowledge exchange to encourage action and replication among countries, financiers and REDD+ stakeholders on integrating gender approaches in the climate-forest financial arena.


Live Bird Banding at Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory

Oct 28, 2021 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Fall migration is underway and we are busy at Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. Meet the Bander in Charge, Phillip Mercier, for a behind the scenes tour of the PEPtBO’s banding lab. Find out what happens at a migratory bird monitoring station. And why? Explore the daily operations of the research facility and, maybe, meet a bird or two. We will discuss the many challenges of bird...


PLT Canada – Supporting your green career pathway

Oct 28, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Project Learning Tree

Discover how you can gain essential skills to access and sustain employment in the forest and conservation sector with Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada).

During this 60-minute webinar, we’ll cover PLT Canada programs and opportunities, such as webinarscourses


Wildlife in the City with Julian Victor

Oct 29, 2021 (14:00 - 14:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Join conservationist, urban wildlife filmmaker and nature lover Julian as he showcases all the amazing creatures you can find right in the heart of a major city! Julian is soon to be a regular on Toronto's Breakfast Television talking to millions about incredible urban creatures!


Good Natured: The Conservation Optimism Film Festival

Oct 29, 2021 (18:00 - 21:00) - (GMT +1:00) - Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Hosted by: Conservation Optimism

The screening of the 2021 Good Natured Short Film Festival will take place at the Oxford Natural History Museum on the 29th of October and will then be released on YouTube. We have four categories of films this year: Animation, Life on Earth, People & Nature, and Students and the winner of each category will win a mentoring session with a filmmaking expert. All the films will be screened...


UN Climate Change Conference - COP 26

Oct 31, 2021 - Glasgow

Hosted by: United Nations

The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.


IMPOSE TA HAIE

Nov 2, 2021 - Valensole

Hosted by: Gaia Dimension

Le Colibricole et Gaïa Dimension s'associent pour proposer aux enfants résidant Valensole un stage nature dont l'objet est de planter une haie diversifiée sur le chemin de l'école !Outre l'implantation de 50m linéaire de haie accueillant la biodiversité, le stage a comme objectifs de :
sensibiliser les enfants aux thématiques biodiversité, vie du sol et des végétauxrythmer les...


Les bisons des bois

Nov 3, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Vous est-il déjà arrivé de rencontrer un bison des bois de 5 000 livres dans un sentier? Moi oui.

Les bisons des bois vivent en liberté au parc national Wood Buffalo et prennent une place bien importante dans le bien-être du parc.

Savez-vous comment les reconnaitre?

Joignez-vous à Betsy Bison pour en apprendre sur les bisons de bois et comment ils sont plus que...


Measuring Systems Change for Children’s Equitable Access to Nature

Nov 3, 2021 (14:20 - 15:00) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: Children & Nature Network

Join us to learn how to measure progress in changing the conditions that keep cities from providing equitable access to nature for children.

This third and final session in the three-part series continues to explore the ways cities and community leaders can change long-standing conditions of inequity to achieve more equitable access to nature for all children. Building on content from...


Financing forest action: investing in forests to address the climate crisis

Nov 4, 2021 (14:45 - 16:00) - (GMT +1:00) - Glasgow

Hosted by: UN-REDD Programme

This is a hybryd in-person and virtual event

Despite the tremendous mitigation potential offered by tropical forests, this solution to the climate crisis remains underfunded. In the context of increasing public-private efforts to mobilize transformative finance to protect forests, this COP 26 side event brings together high-level decision makers from forest...


Place-based Education: Finding the Good in the Pandemic

Nov 4, 2021 (16:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Outdoors and place-based education got a big boost during the pandemic.  Administrators and teachers realized that moving learning outside was a good way to avoid viral transmission.  Once they were out there, they needed to adapt their approach to teaching – it had to be more real. And teachers also realized that students were more engaged and attentive.  Let’s explore what...


Survie en forêt

Nov 9, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

C’est l’hiver, vous êtes perdu en forêt, vous n’avez que votre sac à dos, vous ne savez pas quand les secours arriveront.

Serez-vous capable de survivre la nuit, les nuits en utilisant ce que la nature a à vous offrir?

La survie en forêt est l’une des règles les plus importantes pour les gens qui s’y aventurent. Êtes-vous prêts?


City of London Green City Briefings – Air Quality in Cities: the realistic and real benefits of plants

Nov 9, 2021 (13:00 - 14:00)

Hosted by: AIPH

AIPH, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, presents the City of London Green City Briefings – a series of 8 webinars that present compelling evidence and examples of the power of ‘living green’ in delivering multiple solutions to city challenges. Local improvements in air quality delivered by urban greening as climate change adaptation measures run alongside climate...


Culinary Health Education in the Garden - 2pm

Nov 10, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: Children & Nature Network

Learn how the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program helps children connect garden to plate by making fresh, flavorful recipes with ingredients straight from the garden. Participants will also learn creative strategies to impact children’s overall health and wellbeing using hands-on culinary health education in a garden or school setting. Workshop led by Katy Bowen, MS, RDN,...


Culinary Health Education in the Garden - 7pm

Nov 10, 2021 (19:00 - 20:00) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: Texas Children in Nature

Learn how the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program helps children connect garden to plate by making fresh, flavorful recipes with ingredients straight from the garden. Participants will also learn creative strategies to impact children’s overall health and wellbeing using hands-on culinary health education in a garden or school setting. Workshop led by Katy Bowen, MS, RDN,...


Aligning your values with your dream Green Job

Nov 10, 2021 (19:00 - 20:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Project Learning Tree

To get the most out of your work, it’s important that your job reflects your values. But how can you ensure this?

Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) and the University of Waterloo are hosting a 60-minute bilingual webinar to brainstorm how you can better align your values with your dream Green Job. The...


Children & Nature Network Networking Mixer

Nov 17, 2021 (13:00 - 14:30) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time

Hosted by: Children & Nature Network

Join The Children & Nature Network online for our next quarterly networking mixer.

Featuring best-selling author and Children & Nature Network co-founder, Richard Louv, this informal virtual event offers some time to connect with other folks in the children and nature movement. Staff from the Children & Nature Network will offer a brief welcome, and then...


Forillon face à l'érosion côtière

Nov 17, 2021 (9:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Avec les changements climatiques, l’érosion côtière s’accentue. Pour y faire face, il faut modifier notre façon d’occuper le littoral.

Suivez l’équipe de Parcs Canada dans ce récit scientifique afin de mieux comprendre le phénomène de l’érosion côtière et les stratégies d’adaptation à mettre en place pour préserver les trésors naturels et culturels au parc national Forillon.


Game of Groans: Winter is Coming!

Nov 18, 2021 (16:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Outdoor learning offers a host of social, mental, and academic outcomes for your students that they can benefit from year-round. Outdoor Educator Dave Quinn will share some ideas, tips, and tools to extend successful outdoor learning into the winter months.

Dave Quinn is a wildlife biologist, certified wilderness guide, outdoor educator, and certified teacher. He offers many K-12...


Les changements climatiques - glacier (Secondaire)

Nov 24, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Quels effets la fonte d’un glacier ont-ils sur l’environnement en aval?

À la réserve de parc national Nahanni, la surveillance du glacier Balogna est très importante afin de calculer l’impact d’un réchauffement climatique.

Plusieurs outils et techniques sont utilisés afin de calculer la fonte et les effets de cette fonte sur l’environnement.

Explorez avec moi le glacier...


Le ciel étoilé

Dec 1, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Étoile. Constellation. Voie lactée. Mythologie grecque. Saviez-vous que le parc national Wood Buffalo est la plus grande réserve de ciel étoilé au monde?

Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire? C’est un endroit où la noirceur est de rigueur, où il n’y a pas de pollution lumineuse, pas d’électricité donc aucune lumière n’y est produite.


Get Outside: Learning Outdoors in Winter

Dec 2, 2021 (16:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Finding curriculum opportunities outside in winter is easier than you think. Whether it is Math, Science, the Arts or any other subject area, winter outside offers educators a plethora of interesting, motivating curriculum connections not found in other seasons. Come join me for a ‘walk through winter opportunities’.

Pamela Gibson is a career classroom teacher with an Arts background...


World Urban Parks Congress

Dec 5, 2021

Hosted by: World Urban Parks

World Urban Parks is excited to announce its 2021 virtual World Urban Parks Congress following the success of the 2020 Parks for all Congress with the City of Tirana. This virtual event will bring together city and community leaders, park professionals, partners, affiliates, and engaged citizens under the shared goal of advancing parks through intentional successful strategies. It has been a...


City of London Green City Briefings – City of London Report on Climate Action

Dec 7, 2021 (13:00 - 14:00)

Hosted by: AIPH

AIPH, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, presents the City of London Green City Briefings – a series of 8 webinars that present compelling evidence and examples of the power of ‘living green’ in delivering multiple solutions to city challenges.


Outdoor Learning Winter Gathering for Educators

Dec 9, 2021 (16) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Join our Canadian Outdoor Learning Partners to learn, share and connect around all things related to outdoor learning. There will be opportunities to hear from partners and breakout into groups and discuss key things on your mind. Whether your a seasoned outdoor learning educator, or an...


Prêt pour l'hiver

Dec 14, 2021 (9:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Avant de vous aventurer au froid, assurez-vous de vous habiller convenablement !

Notre équipe d’initiation au camping vous explique comment bien vous préparer avant de pratiquer vos activités hivernales favorites!


Plantes en médicine traditionnelle (Secondaire)

Dec 15, 2021 (10:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parcs Canada

Je suis en forêt. J’ai un mal de dents atroce. Aucune pharmacie en vue. Qu’est-ce que j’utilise?

Mère nature est la meilleure pharmacie qui existe.

La médecine naturelle et traditionnelle peut soulager beaucoup de maux en autant de savoir quoi utiliser.

Maux de dents et de ventre et piqûres de moustiques peuvent être soulagés en mâchant certaines feuilles ou de la...


11th World Environmental Education Congress

Mar 14, 2022 - Prague

Hosted by: World Environment Education Congress

WEEC is an opportunity to learn more about the latest in environmental and sustainability education, to discuss with people from all over the world, to share your own work and to learn from others.

The congress is a real international meeting point for everyone who has an interest or is working with education for environment and sustainable development...


Fourth ICES PICES Early Career Scientist Conference

May 9, 2022 - St. John's

Hosted by: Department of Fisheries Canada

To encourage greater involvement of young scientists in international scientific investigations and to foster their role in the management and stewardship of the marine environment, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the North Pacific Marine Science...