City of Toronto Subcommittee on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Public Meeting
The Subcommittee on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation was recently created by the city of Toronto in order to help achieve a goal of reduction of greenhouse gases of 80% by 2050. Their first meeting (Monday, March 2) is open to the public and will discuss the subcommittee’s goals and objectives. They would like to hear from members of the public about what the subcommittee should have achieved or created by their end of their two year term, and how you or your group would like to be involved in the subcommittee’s work.
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Winter Waterfowl Event
Many duck species seen in Toronto during the winter migrate from the Arctic where they breed, and on Saturday, March 7 Toronto Region Conservation will teach you about these species as you watch them on their wintering grounds.
Registration with the TRCA
Reviving Native Plants at the Riverwood Conservancy Talk
Canada’s endangered Carolinian forest is home to rare native wildflower species. The importance of including them in our gardens will be the subject of this talk by Dr. Nina Barabas on Thursday, March 19 at 1pm. This talk is presented by North American Native Plant Society and the Toronto Botanical Garden.
Urban Watershed Forum
A full day of presentations, seminars and workshops on sustainable approaches to urban watershed management, which is critically important to conservation work. Student price for tickets is only $10. Held at the Brickworks in the Don Valley on Friday, March 20.
Registration with Evergreen
Spring Birding Workshop at High Park
This two day workshop will teach you how to find and identify birds of Ontario by sight and sound, and how to use binoculars and field guides. The first day is indoors where you will learn the necessary skills, and the second day you will practice what you learned while exploring High Park. Wednesday, May 6 and Saturday, May 9.