Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Reverse The Red, 2021 Webinar Series

Jan 26, 2021 (08:00 - 09:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: IUCN

We continue exploring different perspectives around this important issue, join us in our new webinar: Reverse the Red and the IUCN One Programme to discuss and shape what it will take for our collective efforts to Reverse the Red.

Featuring IUCN Director General, Bruno Oberle; the Chair of the Species Survival Commission Jon Paul Rodríguez, and the CEO of Park Das Aves in Brazil...

Toucan Rescue Ranch

Jan 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....

Shah Selbe | Conservation Technologist

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

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Join National Geographic Explorer, engineer and technologist Shah Selbe, live from his maker lab in Los Angeles, California! Shah works on tackling challenging conservation issues by developing and deploying new technologies. He has built drones for coastal monitoring, open-source environmental monitoring sensor networks in the Okavango Delta, acoustic monitoring buoys in the Pacific,...

Making a New Home: The Story of the First Arctic People

Jan 26, 2021 (14:00 - 14:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Humans are remarkable amongst animals for their adaptation to all regions of the earth. The last place to be inhabited was the Arctic. Often thought of as a desolate and extremely difficult place, the Arctic became home to the First Arctic People. In this place, they traveled and gathered with distant friends and family, hunted, gathered foods, and created myths, legends, and extraordinary...

Virtual Water Leaders Career Fair // Événement-carrière Garde-rivière

Jan 26, 2021 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Ottawa River Keeper

Do you consider yourself a young activist, water leader, or water warrior? Are you looking for a fulfilling career in water protection and conservation? Join Ottawa Riverkeeper's Water Leaders Career Fair on January 26th 5:30-7pm to learn more about what kinds of jobs are out there! The fair will consist of 6 panelists, all from very different fields, talking about how they've built their...

The Great American Outdoors Act: A big win for environmental conservation

Jan 27, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

The first in the Blowing Rocks Preserve Winter Lecture Series. Lectures are free of charge, but space is limited, so advance registration is required. Click the buttons below to register for the lectures you would like to attend.

Garrett Wallace, TNC Florida Government Relations Director, details the ins and outs of the newly-passed Great American Outdoors Act and what it means...

Conversation for Conservation with David Agro

Jan 27, 2021 (18:30 - 20:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: rare Charitable Research Reserve

Join rare for its first and free virtual event of 2021 — a virtual screening of The Messenger documentary and the first Conversation for Conservation with David Agro. The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it will mean to all of us on both a global and...

Meg Wah | Conservation and Education Live from Cameroon

Jan 28, 2021 (10:00 - 10:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

According to the U.N. FAO, 42.1% of Cameroon is forested. Of these forest cover, 1% is lost annually. At this alarming deforestation rate, if care is not taken the next generation will risk not having forest. We at Meg Wah have tilted attention towards causing a mind-set shift in children by providing opportunities where they can play, learn, interact and take commitments into safeguarding...

Huw Griffiths | Biodiversity in the Deep Freeze: Antarctica

Jan 28, 2021 (11:00 - 11:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Huw is a marine biologist with the British Antarctic Survey. He has 20 years experience of working in the polar regions, specializing in Antarctic sea floor biodiversity and ecology. In sharp contrast to the icy desert at the surface, the bottom of the Southern Ocean is teaming with thousands of species, most of which are found nowhere else on Earth. Join Huw and explorer this exciting...

Karie Whitman | Duke Lemur Center: Fossil Preparation

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

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Karie is the Fossil Preparator at the Duke Lemur Center’s Division of Fossil Primates. She carefully uncovers fossils from the rock they are encased in, makes them sturdier, and puts broken pieces back together. She can also make realistic copies of fossils for museum display. On her journey to becoming a Fossil Preparator, she also studied environmental science and conducted research in...

How Regreening Changed the Course of a City

Jan 29, 2021 (11 - 11:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

The city of Sudbury was for most of the 20th century a ‘moonscape’ devoid of wildlife and vegetation surrounded by black rocks and dead lakes. Today one would not recognize the same place. It has been transformed to a green biodiverse landscape with thriving aquatic life in all of its lakes. Learn how the transformation occurred, how life returned to the city and what you can learn from its...

Winter Birds of the Midwest

Jan 29, 2021 (12:00 - 13:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Learn more about the birds of the Midwest: cool bird facts and calls, how they survive throughout the cold season, where and how to spot them, and the conservation challenges we’re facing today. Special guest speakers include Patrick Doran, Associate State Director of The Nature Conservancy; Jeremiah Steen, Wild Indigo Coordinator and Erin Rowan, MI Birds Program Associate both of Audubon...

World Zebra Day at the Toronto Zoo

Jan 29, 2021 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants

Have you ever wondered how a baby Zebra can save its species? Tune in to meet the Toronto Zoos newest member Poe. Grévy's zebras are an endangered species native to Kenya and Ethiopia, find out how the Toronto Zoo is actively conserving an endangered species.

World Wetlands Day

Feb 2, 2021

Hosted by: MedWet - The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative

Every year, on the 2nd of February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) to raise global awareness about the high importance of wetlands for people and our planet. WWD is also an occasion to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971.

Wetlands and water”, the theme for...

Sharks are Snowbirds, Too: Migration of blacktip sharks in Southeast Florida

Feb 10, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

The first in the Blowing Rocks Preserve Winter Lecture Series. Lectures are free of charge, but space is limited, so advance registration is required. Click the buttons below to register for the lectures you would like to attend.

Dr. Stephen M. Kajiura, Professor of Biological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University, monitors shark abundance as they overwinter off our coast and...

Forillon face à l’érosion côtière

Feb 17, 2021 (09:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

Découvrez comment Parcs Canada relève le défi de l’érosion côtière au parc national Forillon !

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...

Forillon Facing Coastal Erosion

Feb 17, 2021 (13:15 - 14:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

With climate change, coastal erosion is increasing. To deal with this, we need to change the way we occupy the coastline.

Follow the Parks Canada team in this scientific story to better understand the phenomenon of coastal erosion, determine the adaptation strategies to be implemented and therefore preserve our natural and cultural treasures in Forillon National Park.


The Birth of Wildlife Photography

Feb 19, 2021 (12:00 - 13:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Join us for an author talk with Professor James McCommons on Camera Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography.

In 1906 George Shiras III (1859-1942) published a series of remarkable nighttime photographs in National...

The Nature of Cities Festival

Feb 22, 2021

Hosted by: The Nature of Cities

TNOC Festival pushes boundaries to radically imagine our cities for the future. A virtual festival that spans 5 days with programming across all regional time zones and provided in multiple languages. The festival focuses on facilitating transdisciplinary dialogue, small group workshops, arts engagement, and fostering a collaborative spirit around solutions for our urban futures. It will...

A Bedrock Business Plan: Saving the last of South Florida’s pine rocklands

Feb 24, 2021 (14 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

The first in the Blowing Rocks Preserve Winter Lecture Series. Lectures are free of charge, but space is limited, so advance registration is required. Click the buttons below to register for the lectures you would like to attend.

Sarah Martin, TNC South Florida Land Conservation Coordinator, speaks about the critically imperiled pine rockland ecosystem, historically occurring only...

HACK-A-THON: The Climate Change-makers Challenge!

Feb 26, 2021

Hosted by: OATHE Project, SURGE and Ocean Wise Youth

Join the OATHE projectSURGE and Ocean Wise Youth in this 48-hour challenge! 
When: February 26 - 28th

World Wildlife Day

Mar 3, 2021

Hosted by: CITES Secretariat

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March – the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973 – as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.


Parks and Protected Areas Research Network Virtual Research Summit

Mar 9, 2021

Hosted by: Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership

The Virtual Research Summit will bring together “Knowers” (scholars/knowledge keepers), “Doers” (practitioners), and “Learners” (students, new hires) from across the country to make personal connections and build a network of passionate individuals in the parks and protected areas field. 

More than simply sharing information,  the Virtual Research Summit will include a...

Taking a Closer Look: Harmful algal blooms in the Indian River Lagoon

Mar 10, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

Join this lecture to learn how microscopic algae, also known as phytoplankton, are essential components of healthy aquatic ecosystems, but that some species form harmful algae blooms (HABs) that threaten ecosystem stability, human health, and local economies. The frequency and intensity of these HABs appears to be increasing with climate change and with human induced ecosystem modifications....

International Day of Forests

Mar 21, 2021

Hosted by: United Nations Forum on Forests and FAO

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012.

The organizers are the United Nations Forum on Forests and the Food and Agriculture...

South Atlantic Seascape: Connections between habitats, fish, and people

Mar 24, 2021 (14:00 - 15:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy

The South Atlantic Seascape, spanning from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to the Florida Keys, has always drawn humans to its beautiful coastlines and offshore habitats. There is a clear connection between people and nature here, and The Nature Conservancy has developed a suite of marine conservation strategies designed to help ensure that the natural systems, coastal economies and human...

Earth Hour

Mar 27, 2021

Hosted by: World Wildlife Fund

Started by WWF and partners as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now one of the world's largest grassroots movements for the environment. Held every year on the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour engages millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories, switching off their lights to show support for our planet. 

But Earth Hour goes far...

IUCN Global Youth Summit

Apr 5, 2021

Hosted by: IUCN

The virtual IUCN One Nature, One Future Global Youth Summit kicks off April 5th, 2021. The Summit will strengthen connections between young leaders and their existing global networks, encourage interdisciplinary learning, provide a space for broader storytelling on conservation, and add momentum to growing youth movements for nature and climate.

ICLEI World Congress 2021

Apr 12, 2021

Hosted by: ICLEI

Join us for the ICLEI World Congress 2021, hosted by Malmö, Sweden, 12-16 April 2021, from the comfort of your own home or office. The ICLEI World Congress 2021 is all online!

Hundreds of local, regional and national governments, international agencies, representatives of the private sector, academics and researchers, community groups and other partners from around the world will come...

EECOM 2021 - Exploring the Nature of Cities

Apr 21, 2021 - Toronto

Hosted by: EECOM

The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) is Canada’s only national and bilingual network for environmental learning that works strategically and collaboratively to advance environmental learning.

Since 1995, EECOM National Conferences have been among the largest annual...

Les fossiles : l’Archipel de Mingan à l’époque tropicale

Apr 21, 2021 (09:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

Avec les fossiles de la réserve de parc national de l’Archipel-de-Mingan qui ont plus de 450 millions d’années, le saut dans le temps n’a jamais été aussi accessible.

Parcs Canada vous propose un atelier où les organismes marins fossilisés sont à l’honneur.

Nous découvrirons ensemble comment ils se sont formés, comment les identifier et qui sont leurs...

Fossils : The Mingan Islands in Tropical Times

Apr 21, 2021 (13:15) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

  1. Life on Earth at a different era
  2. What is a fossil
  3. How is a fossil created
  4. Introduction to the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve type of fossils
  5. Who is your great-great-great-great grandmother

World Migratory Bird Day

May 8, 2021

Hosted by: CMS & AEWA

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.


Les oiseaux marins

May 12, 2021 (09:00 - 09:45) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

Saviez-vous que certains oiseaux passent la majorité de leur temps dans l’eau, et ce, même l’hiver ? Étonnant, n’est-ce pas !

C’est le cas de bien des oiseaux marins. Le parc national Forillon et la réserve de parc national de l'Archipel-de-Mingan sont deux lieux où nous retrouvons énormément de nos amis ailés. Nous vous proposons donc une activité où identifications, adaptations et...


May 12, 2021 (13:15 - 14:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time

Hosted by: Parks Canada

Did you know that some birds spend most of their time in the water, even in winter? Amazing, isn't it?

This is the case with many seabirds. The Forillon National Park and the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve are two places where we find many of our winged friends. We therefore offer you an activity that involves identification, adaptation and discovery.

Seabirds will no...


Jun 8, 2021 - Halifax

Hosted by: Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia

The Home to Overseas Conference, Industry Showcase and Exhibition, is rapidly becoming Canada’s premier event for the ocean technology sector and is attracting significant international participation—there were 14 countries, represented in 2019.

The H2O Conference is an ideal event to engage with the ocean technology industry. The conference will...

Canadian Water Summit

Jun 10, 2021 - Ottawa

Hosted by: Actual Media Inc.

he 12th annual Canadian Water Summit will take place in the nation’s capital and discuss the biggest issues in the sector. The theme of the event will be The Keys to a Blue Economy: Unlocking Water Policy, Governance, and Technology in Canada.

The Canadian Water Summit is proud to continue its event partnership model with a new collaboration. The Canadian...

Nature-based Solutions in a Changing Climate 2021

Jul 6, 2021 - University of Oxford

Hosted by: Nature-based Solutions Initiative

We hope to hold the in-person Nature-based Solutions conference on 6-8 July 2021. However, we will confirm in January 2021 whether the event can go ahead on these dates or whether it will be postponed to later in the year or to 2022.

We are bringing together leading researchers from the social and natural sciences, engineering and economics with policymakers, civil society...

The 3rd World Conference of the Society for Urban Ecology

Jul 7, 2021 - Poznań

Hosted by: Society for Urban Ecology (SURE)

We are very pleased to invite scientists, practitioners, and policy-makers interested in relations between socioeconomic and ecological components of urban systems to attend The 3rd World Conference of the Society for Urban Ecology 2020/21. As you probably noticed the Conference has to be moved by one year because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, but we are convinced, it will be an exciting...

NAME-CaNOE 2021 Ocean Literacy Conference

Aug 15, 2021 - Metchosin

Hosted by: NAME and CaNOE

The Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators and the Canadian Network for Ocean Education invite educators, researchers, students, and resource...

Ecocity World Summit: Urban Trasnformations for Nature-Based Solutions

Sep 27, 2021

Hosted by: Ecocity Builders

Join us for the 14th edition of Ecocity World Summit!
Leading international experts, thousands of innovators, researchers, engineers, designers, policy makers, environmentalists, teachers and students will meet on 27-29 September 2021 online and in-person in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Ecocity 2021 will feature a wide range of sessions, workshops, fieldtrips and other learning...

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