Green Events

Critical Mass – February 27, 2015

Since the mid-’90s, cyclists from all over the city have been gathering at Spadina and Bloor on the last Friday of every month at 6:00 p.m. for a mass bike ride to support sustainable modes of transportation and counter the dominance of the automobile on our streets (and, of course, for fun).

Where: The south-east corner of Spadina & Bloor, Toronto

 

Eco Farm Day 2015 – February 28, 2015

Eco Farm DayTake action to improve the health of the Tod Creek watershed! Join Evergreen for citizen-science training and other activities taking place every month at Whitehead Park in Saanich. By monitoring water quality, removing invasive plants and planting native plants, you can help restore the habitat and integrity of the Tod Creek watershed.

Where: Whitehead Park; Prospect Lake Road, Saanich, Victoria, B.C.

 

Organic Beekeeping with Ross Conrad – March 1, 2015

Organic BeekeepingThe Urban Toronto Beekeepers’ Association presents Organic Beekeeping with Ross Conrad, the author of Natural Beekeeping: An Organic Approach to Modern Apiculture.

Where: 348 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

 

Planet Ocean: Screening and Discussion – March 10, 2015

Planet OceanThanks to its astonishing photography, the film takes us on a magnificent and unprecendented journey into the heart of the least known regions of our planet. It narrates the most marvelous and also the most terrifying human experiences of our time. Filmed in extreme geographical conditions all over the globe, it describes the modern Odyssey of people who go out to discover their blue planet. This film is also a plea for humanity to respect the world in which we live.

Where: Dundas Branch Public Library; 620 Jane Street, Toronto

 

Commuting Ambassador Training 1: Tools & Training – March 11, 2015

Commuting AmbassadorBecome a Commuting Ambassador at your workplace! Get the tools and guidance to support your co-workers to get the most out of their commutes. From a basic primer on different types of bike infrastructure to transit tools, such as Navigo, BUStxt and transit apps, to understanding carpooling vs carsharing.

Where: 3rd floor, 303 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, M.B.

 

Environment Career Day – March 13, 2015

Environment Career DayAn event for ALL students interested in the environmental field to learn about their dream job and a chance to explore internship, co-op, and volunteer opportunities.

Where: Hart House; 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

 

Nature Moncton March Meeting – March 17, 2015

Nature Moncton March MeetingThis is a retrospective look at the many changes since Jim began keeping a regular journal about birds and nature in 1963. At least one bird species has been extinguished in NB, and many others have declined. Some species declined but have rebounded to their former numbers, still others have expanded their breeding ranges into the province and one entirely new bird has been discovered by scientists. This presentation will provide insights into why and how these shifts have occurred and what might happen next.

Where: Mapleton Park Rotary Lodge, Moncton, N.B.

 

Uncover Your Creeks – March 21 and April 18, 2015

Uncover Your CreeksTake action to improve the health of the Tod Creek watershed! Join Evergreen for citizen-science training and other activities taking place every month at Whitehead Park in Saanich. By monitoring water quality, removing invasive plants and planting native plants, you can help restore the habitat and integrity of the Tod Creek watershed.

Where: Whitehead Park; Prospect Lake Road, Saanich, Victoria, B.C.

 

Mitigation of Climate Change Seminar – March 25, 2015

A summary of the main findings from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5) on mitigation of climate change.

Where: 5 Bancroft Avenue, Toronto

 

Seedy Saturday—Parkdale – March 27, 2015

Seedy SaturdayIt's time to plant a seed about attending Parkdale Seedy Saturday 2015. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops.

Where: 250 Dunn Ave., Toronto

 

Green Living Show – March 27-29, 2015

2015 Green Living ShowNew dates! New venue! On March 27-29, the 2015 Green Living Show will open its doors at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for an exciting three-day weekend of all things green and healthy. For more info about the Green Living Show, visit greenlivingshow.ca, and keep up-to-date by signing up for our FREE newsletter.

 

Natural Health Food & Products Conference – April 9-12, 2015

Natural Health Food & Products ConferenceThe Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products. For almost 50 years, CHFA has set the standard for showcasing natural and organic products through the industry’s most prestigious events. They are dynamic events where education, innovation and networking opportunities come together. Retailers, suppliers, and industry experts gather to celebrate the best of what we do.

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building; Vancouver, B.C.

 

Mir Lecture: Naomi Klein – April 11, 2015

Mir Lecture: Naomi KleinJoin us for a very special Mir Lecture as Naomi Klein speaks of her critically acclaimed new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, the 2014 winner of the prestigious Hilary Weston writers’ trust prize for nonfiction. An instant bestseller when published in September 2014, it debuted at #5 on the New York Times list and is at the top of multiple bestseller lists in the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Where: Brilliant Cultural Centre, Castlegar, B.C.

 

Wild Spring Edibles Workshop – April 18, 2015

Wild Spring Edibles WorkshopDiscover the world of wild spring foods readily available in your own backyard and around the city. Wild harvested foods provide many benefits, including being nutrient dense, healthful, toning and medicinal for our system (especially after the winter months), and free! During this workshop learn how to properly identify wild edible foods in our area, and how to carefully and safely wild harvest and prepare them. Come prepared for some delicious and surprising tasting!

Where: 508 Duke Street West, Kitchener, O.N.