Calendar of Events

 
Upcoming Events
Exploring the Osa Peninsula With Joe Grabowski

Jan 31, 2023 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants

In November, Joe was able to visit one of the most biologically intense places on the planet, the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Join in as he use picture, video, and sound to share what it was like to explore the rainforest and encounter hundreds of plant, mammal, insect, amphibian, bird, and reptile species in a hotspot for biodiversity. From unforgettably loud howler monkeys to...


A Livestream from a Live Stream – Restoring Cascade Creek in Banff National Park

Jan 31, 2023 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants

How do you bring a river back to life when it has been a ghost of its former self for almost a century? See how Parks Canada is restoring Cascade Creek in Banff National Park through engineering, biology, and a bit of help from Mother Nature.


Climate Change & Sustainability Education Resources

Jan 31, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Join Ian Shanahan & Sam Levac-Levey to learn about some fantastic resources for educating, engaging, and empowering students around climate change and sustainability education.

Sam is the developer of the Solutions, a board game to inform and inspire hope and action for the climate. Solutions was...


Diffusion en continu près d’un cours d’eau continu – Remise en état du ruisseau Cascade, dans le parc national Banff

Feb 1, 2023 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants

Comment ramener à la vie une rivière qui n’était plus que l’ombre d’elle-même depuis près d’un siècle ? Découvrez le travail accompli par Parcs Canada dans le parc national Banff pour remettre en état le ruisseau Cascade grâce à l’ingénierie, à la biologie et à un coup de pouce de Dame Nature.


IMPAC5

Feb 3, 2023 - Vancouver

Hosted by: IUCN

Join us in Vancouver, Canada for the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5), a global forum that brings together ocean conservation professionals and high-level officials to inform, inspire and act on marine protected areas.


Ocean Conservation 4 schools: Live from IMPAC5

Feb 6, 2023

Hosted by: Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants / IMPAC5

LIVE from IMPAC5 gives schools across Canada, and globally, an opportunity to meet, listen to, and speak with four young professionals who are creating an inspiring wave of hope, talent, and change to ensure a healthy ocean for current and future generations. 

Learn more about these 4 inspiring leaders below and sign up today! Camera spots are limited. These...


#NatureForAll Love Fest

Feb 7, 2023

Hosted by: #NatureForAll

#NatureForAll Storytelling Festival

Love Fest — February 7-21, 2023

From February 7-21, 2023, join #NatureForAll for a celebration of inspiring personal love of nature stories! Over the last year, #NatureForAll has been highlighting partner stories and storytelling campaigns. It’s time to celebrate these inspirational people and moments!

Over these two weeks,...


The Story Collider - #NatureForAll

Feb 7, 2023 - Fox Cabaret

Hosted by: The Story Collider

As part of the #NatureForAll Storytelling Festival Love Fest, the Story Collider is thrilled to be putting on an evening of true, personal stories about science that focus on the love of nature and how that love inspires us toward conservation.

The Show is also a side event at the


#NatureForAll IMPAC5 Youth Dialogue

Feb 7, 2023

Hosted by: #NatureForAll / IMPAC5

Youth engaging youth to support conservation action - #NatureForAll IMPAC5 Youth Dialogue 

Join youth representatives from #NatureForAll partners Parks Canada, Students On Ice, Ocean Wise, Learning for a Sustainable Future, CaNOE and Nature Canada as they share their experiences and efforts towards connecting with their peers and increasing awareness and understanding of...


Regent Park. Social Housing Done Right. Developer’s Social Responsibility.

Feb 7, 2023 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: 8 80 Cities

About our guest Heela Omarkhail, VP Social Impact, of Daniels Corp. Toronto, Canada

Heela is a dynamic leader in the Greater Toronto Area’s city-building industry. As Vice President, Social Impact at The Daniels Corporation, one of Canada’s largest and pre-eminent builder/developers, Heela is responsible for corporate mandates and strategic initiatives that look beyond the bricks and...


Taking Math Outdoors: Practical Ideas & Examples

Feb 7, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Wondering how you can further the outdoor experience for your students beyond science and geography? Perhaps re-envisioning your Math Program can help. Join Pamela Gibson & Janice Haines of Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) for some inspiring ideas and practical ways of connecting math curricula with outside. It’s...


Self-Care in Nature

Feb 8, 2023

Hosted by: Children & Nature Network

Self-Care in Nature

Self-Care in Nature 

Practicing self-care in nature is an extra boost for your health. It’s easy and anyone can do it, including children. In this workshop, caregivers, parents and practitioners will learn how to, where to and why they should be practicing self-care in nature and teaching it to the children in their lives to improve...


Sustainable Manure Management

Feb 9, 2023 (11:00 - 13:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time - Beagio's Pizza

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Join us for the opportunity to learn from guest experts on sustainable manure management: unique practices, the new manure hauler certification program and more.


EECOM 2023 - Taking action through environmental learning and youth leadership

Feb 15, 2023

Hosted by: Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication

Themes:

  • Green careers and mentorship
  • Supporting youth climate action
  • Cross-curricular experiential learning

The next EECOM conference will be hosted virtually from Passomoquody, Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey homelands in collaboration with the


Ski for Nature - Snowbird

Feb 15, 2023 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -7:00) Mountain Time - Snowbird

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Join TNC Utah and Snowbird for a panel discussion and a special presentation, "Dust on Powder: Saving the Great Salt Lake and the Greatest Snow on Earth"!

A desiccated Great Salt Lake would spell disaster for Utah’s snow and ski season. Dust from the drying lakebed is melting the snowpack of the Wasatch Mountains, threatening a Utah industry that attracts 4.5 million visitors every...


My #NatureLoveStory

Feb 20, 2023

Hosted by: Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants / #NatureForAll

Tune in February 20th & 21st to “My #NatureLoveStory”, the #NatureForAll Love Fest closing event!

This 48h Livestream will feature over 40 nature lovers from around the globe highlighting the diverse ways that people connect to nature and inspire others to conserve it.

Learn more and meet the incredible speakers who will share their stories!


Equitable Cities. Guest: Charles Brown

Feb 21, 2023 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: 8 80 Cities

Charles T. Brown is the founder and CEO of Equitable Cities, a minority- and veteran-owned urban planning, public policy and research firm focused on the intersection of transportation, health and equity. He is also a senior advisor to the New Urban Mobility alliance (NUMO) and an adjunct professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.
Mr....


Green Ummah & The Great Outdoors

Feb 21, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Join Aadil Nathani of Green Ummah, a non-profit organization with the goal of creating a green movement in the Muslim community.

Aadil has responded to the urgent need to address climate change and the responsibility that we have to take care of the planet by co-founding Green Ummah with the hope that it can provide simple, practical...


Green Workforce Panel

Feb 22, 2023 (12:00 - 13:15) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: PLT Canada

Are you interested in learning more about different green career pathways?

Join PLT Canada’s virtual Green Jobs Panel on Feb. 22, 2023 from  12–1:15 pm PT and 3–4:15 pm ET!

Canada’s forest and conservation sector is an essential and exciting field that needs young professionals. By working in a green job, you can provide solutions to some of...


A People’s Curriculum for the Earth

Feb 28, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

Tim Swinehart is a high school teacher and co-author of A People’s Curriculum for the Earth: Teaching Climate Change and the Environmental Crisis.

This resource book for educators features some of the best articles from Rethinking Schools magazine alongside classroom-friendly readings...


Serengeti: Journey to the Heart of Africa

Feb 28, 2023 (19:00 - 21:00) - (GMT -7:00) Mountain Time - Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Did you know that grasslands are the most imperiled landscape on Earth? What connections do grasslands of the Serengeti and Colorado's unique grasslands have?

Prepare to be awed by the film “Serengeti: Journey to the Heart of Africa," followed by an immersive presentation by Chris Pague, senior conservation ecologist at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), on the importance of Colorado's...


Caring for Our Earth's Caregivers

Mar 1, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Green Teacher

Personal Wellness Webinars — at no charge — for Nature Conservationists, Environmental Advocates, and Educators.

Co-hosts: Take Me Outside, Green Teacher,

Presenter: Dr. Kerry Crofton of Global Health Alliance.

Your ticket includes four Wednesday sessions:

First session: November 9th, 2022 – Watch the recording 


2023 EcoSchools EcoSummit

Mar 2, 2023

Hosted by: EcoSchools Canada

The 2023 EcoSchools EcoSummit will bring students, educators, and partners together for a free, dynamic, and accessible 3-week event. The conference will assemble and connect diverse voices to discuss important environmental issues and approaches focused on the following four themes:

  • Low-carbon commuting
  • Outdoor learning
  • Waste...


Cities for People. Guest: Helle Søholt, Founding Partner, CEO, Gehl Architects. Denmark

Mar 7, 2023 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: 8 80 Cities

Helle is Founding Partner and CEO of Gehl. She started the company with Professor Jan Gehl in 2000. Through her leadership, strategic and organizational talent, the office has developed a knowledge base and experience portfolio that is respected internationally in the field of urban design and urban development. Over the years of its existence, Gehl has been awarded multiple prizes and...


School Gardening: Teaching Tools & Resources

Mar 7, 2023 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time

Hosted by: Outdoor Learning Store

With spring around the corner, we are excited to bring back Megan Zeni and Kaci Rae Christopher, two amazing school garden specialists!

Kaci Rae is a School Garden & Farm Educator, and author of The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K-8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems...


GENERATE & NAVIGATE | YOUTH ENERGY, WATER & CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Mar 16, 2023 - Canmore

Hosted by: Inside Education

Navigate/Generate is a dynamic no-cost education summit that provides 120 Canadian high school students and teachers with a unique opportunity to learn about, collaborate on, and ultimately advance energy, water, climate, and leadership education in Alberta.

We invite teams of six high school students and two teachers to apply. We will be...


GENERATE & NAVIGATE | YOUTH ENERGY, WATER & CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Mar 16, 2023 - Canmore

Hosted by: Inside Education

Navigate/Generate is a dynamic no-cost education summit that provides 160 high school students and teachers with a unique opportunity to learn about, collaborate on, and ultimately advance energy, water, climate, and leadership education in Alberta.


National Outdoor Learning Conference

May 4, 2023 - Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Hosted by: Take Me Outside

FOR THE FIRST TIME: A NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OUTDOOR LEARNING! SAVE THE DATE  MAY 4-6TH, 2023

Join us in beautiful Banff, Alberta for the chance to connect with experts in the field, colleagues, and community partners through workshops, panels, and keynote speakers.

The conference will focus on three main topics:

...


ANNUAL SPRING STATEWIDE CONFERENCE 2023

May 5, 2023 - YMCA Camp Jones Gulch

Hosted by: ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL & OUTDOOR EDUCATION

Join us for a weekend of learning, networking, and fun in the redwoods! The conference will be held Friday evening through Sunday lunch and includes ~30 workshops, a keynote speaker, an awards ceremony, networking/career fair, EECP presentations, live and silent auction, evening entertainment, and more. Lodging and meals are offered onsite...


Nature Journaling Workshop: How to Draw Water

Jun 5, 2023 (10:30 - 12:00)

Hosted by: International Nature Journaling Week / Ocean Week Canada

Connect with water through nature journaling!

Go outside. Pay attention. Look closely. Listen. Feel. Corina Brdar (M.Sc.) is a Great Lakes-based ecologist and passionate nature journaler.  She will lead nature journaling workshops on the theme “How to Draw Water”, guiding participants in noticing the sights, sounds, and movement around them and to give visual...


Outdoor Play Summit

Sep 27, 2023 - Ottawa Forest & Nature School

Hosted by: Outdoor Play Canada

BREATH OF FRESH AIR is a two-day Outdoor Play Summit where thought leaders, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers can connect and share best practices. 

The theme for the 2023 summit is ‘Research, policy, and practice – their intersections for the promotion of outdoor play’. The summit will feature inspiring keynote addresses and open...


2023 INQUIRING VOICES GATHERING FOR EDUCATORS

Oct 19, 2023 - Canal Flats

Hosted by: CBEEN

The goal of this annual event is to bring together educators to learn, share, connect, and collaborate with one another. These retreats are a great opportunity to network, exchange resources and stories, inspire one another, and have fun through dialogue and activity.


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