Events Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Nature for Nurture - Bus trip to Joany's Woods

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    Interested in getting outside in nature, green exercise, and helping the environment? Look no further! Nature for Nurture is a free program offered in partnership with CMHA Middlesex. It aims to improve the wellbeing of both people and the environment!

    This season, we'll be exploring some of London's many parks and natural spaces as well as visiting some of TTLT's natural properties for guided hikes (mood walks) and hands-on stewardship activities.

    Join us for this FREE visit to Joany's Woods! Joany's Woods lies along the Ausable River near Parkhill, ON. The trail is medium difficulty with some hills and just over 3km so we will take a moderate pace. We'll see some different habitats here including forests, plantations, meadows and wetlands.

    When: October 22nd, 2019 at 10am - 2pm.

    Where: Joany's Woods, 32549 Boothill Rd, Thedford, ON, N0M 2N0 (If you want to meet us at Joany's Woods, please contact us to let us know. We will be at Joany's Woods from 11am - 1pm)

    Meeting place for the bus: Meet at the plaza on the corner of Wellington & Commissioners – beside East Side Mario’s
    387 Wellington Rd, London, ON N6C 4P9. If taking the bus with us, please arrive at 9:45am to register. The bus will leave promptly at 10am. We will return back to East Side Mario's by 2pm.

    Spaces are limited so please RSVP below!

     

    About Nature for Nurture

    Nature for Nurture is hosted by Thames Talbot Land Trust and Canadian Mental Health Association - Middlesex. The program includes Mood Walks in London's natural spaces and bus trips to TTLT's nature properties. Participants enjoy the wellness benefits of exercising in nature, while also helping the environment through hands on stewardship activities. More information and program dates/locations available here. (show less)

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  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    North Campus Building in London, ON, Canada

    Renewi & Western's CES Present: "Just Eat It", a Food Waste Movie Viewing

    Renewi and Western's Centre for Environment and Sustainability will be hosting all interested in viewing "Just Eat It", a Food Waste Movie.

    About this Event

    Renewi is a leading waste-to-product business ideally positioned to be part of the solution to some of the main environmental problems facing society today: reducing waste, avoiding pollution, and preventing the unnecessary use of finite natural resources.

    Along with Western's Centre for Environment and Sustainability, we invite you to join us for a free documentary screening of "Just Eat It" in recognition of Waste Reduction Week 2019.

    For more information about Waste Reduction Week: https://wrwcanada.com/en

    View the documentary trailer here: https://www.foodwastemovie.com/about/

    Please note that this is a waste free event and we encourage visitors to bring a reusable mug or cup. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

    We also encourage participants to carpool or limit their carbon footprint.

    For Parking:

    There are “pay and display lots” https://www.uwo.ca/parking/find/visitor/metered.html (best lots are North Campus Building and Talbot) (Takes Honk Mobile App, Credit Card or exact change)

    OR

    “Permit/Visitor Parking Lots” : https://www.uwo.ca/parking/find/visitor/Permit_Visitor_Parking_Lots.html (best one is “Chemistry” to get to North Campus Building).

     

    ALL ARE WELCOME!

     

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  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Green in the City - Transportation: A Powerful Gift

    Learn about key environmental issues in this thought provoking presentation, discussion and workshop series.  Each week there will be a different environmental focus.  A variety of perspectives will be used - including local and regional. 

    Transportation - A Powerful Gift 

    Tuesday, October 22nd | 7-8:30 pm | Lawson Foundation Room - Central Library

    • Main Speaker - Luis Patricio, Chair of London Cycle Link
    • Local Perspectives
      • Dan Hall, Executive Director of London Cycle Link
      • Doug MacRae, Director, Roads & Transportation - City of London (Rolling Ahead with Sustainable Mobility)

    First 50 attendees will receive a free bike light! Doors open at 6:30pm.


    "This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and support local initiatives already taking place in London," says Skylar Franke, Executive Director of the London Environmental Network.  "There are over 45 environmental organizations in London with activities happening every week.  This series of free presentations, discussion and workshops highlights the important issues being tackled in London and ideally inspire individuals to support - in some way - these critical efforts." 

    Learn more about Green in the City on our website here. 

    Visit the Transportation: A Powerful Gift - A Green in the City Event on Facebook here!

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  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Reimagine Co in London, ON, Canada

    Zero Waste 101 at Reimagine Co

    October 21st to 27th is National Waste Reduction Week!

    Celebrate in London by attending events that focus on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency and waste reduction. Waste Reduction Week in London is organized by TREA and partners. For more information visit Waste Reduction Week in Canada's website.

    Wednesday, October 23rd: Zero Waste 101 at Reimagine Co
    Are you curious about Zero Waste and reducing your plastic use? We will be covering the basics of zero waste and how you can make small (or big!) changes to make less trash. This will be an open discussion and all are welcome! Please RSVP for free via Eventbrite. 

    Find the Facebook Event Page here. 

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  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Innovation Works in London, ON, Canada

    Nature in the Forest City and Beyond

    Event name: Nature in the Forest City and Beyond
    Location: Innovation Works London, Common Area. 201 King St, London, ON
    Time: 6 – 8pm
     
    Details:
    Please join Wildlands League for a discussion on the global importance of conserving London-area lands for climate and for wildlifeThis event will feature Janet Sumner, Executive Director at Wildlands League, Michelle Kanter of Carolinian Canada, and special local guests. For more info, please contact eugenia@wildlandlseague.org or call 416-971-9453 Ext. 30. This is a free event! Light snacks will be provided.
     
    Eugenia Kwok
    Outreach Manager
    CPAWS Wildlands League
    380 - 401 Richmond St. West
    Toronto, ON     M5V 3A8
    Tel: 416-971-9453 ext.30
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  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Urban Roots London in London, ON, Canada

    Urban Roots London Weekly Volunteer Sessions

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    This season we will be hosting two volunteer sessions each week! These sessions are family-friendly and open to all ages and abilities. Don't have a green thumb? That's okay! Our drop-in volunteer times are about working together, building community, and learning from each other.

    Stop by 21 Norlan Ave (Highbury Ave and Hamilton Rd) and join the Urban Roots London team!

    Wednesday evenings from 6PM-sundown
    Sunday mornings from 10AM-1PM

    Volunteer sessions happen rain or shine! ☀️(barring any extreme weather).

    We can't wait to see you there!

    View the event page on Facebook here.

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  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Reimagine Co in London, ON, Canada

    Plastic Free London at Reimagine Co

    October 21st to 27th is National Waste Reduction Week!

    Celebrate in London by attending events that focus on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency and waste reduction. Waste Reduction Week in London is organized by TREA and partners. For more information visit Waste Reduction Week in Canada's website.

    Thursday, October 24th: Plastic Free London at Reimagine Co
    Join a group of passionate Londoners as they develop ideas and spread the word about cutting down on single-use plastics locally. Their goal is to encourage more London eating establishments to reduce plastics – and to celebrate the businesses who have cut down on waste. Please RSVP for free via Eventbrite. 

    Find the Facebook Event Page here. 

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  • Friday, October 25, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    The Coves ESA, Euston Meadows in London, ON, Canada

    The Coves ESA Wildflower Planting Event

    The City of London, Friends of the Coves Subwatershed Inc. and Quiet Nature invite you to the Coves ESA, Euston Meadows to help plant native wildflowers.

    Help plant live, native wildflowers plugs and learn more about the ecological restoration in progress. All are welcome! Equipment will be provided, but folks are welcome to bring along their shovels and gloves if they have them. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes or boots, and protect yourself from ticks and mosquitoes by reviewing the Middlesex London Health Unit website here

     

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  • Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM through October 27, 2019
    Westminster Ponds Centre in London, ON, Canada

    Biodiversity Boss: Youth Conservation Training

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    Biodiversity Boss: Youth Conservation Training
    October 26 and 27th,   Free Register by October 11
    Westminster Ponds Centre, 944 Western Counties Road, London
     
    This two-day program will focus on skills building through hands-on activities such as seed collecting, invasive species management and ecological land classification.  Earn your Biodiversity Boss Badge.  More information and registration can be found on the TTLT website at https://www.thamestalbotlandtrust.ca/biodiversityboss

    Registration now open! Click here for the registration form. Please register by October 11th to secure your spot.

    Do you have what it takes to be a Biodiversity Boss?

    Biodiversity Boss Youth Conservation Training is a skills development program offered by Thames Talbot Land Trust. Participants learn about conservation and restoration in the context of Canada's Carolinian Zone, including hands on activities in restoration, invasive species management, and Ecological Land Classification.

    Are you:

    • pursuing/intending to pursue a career in conservation, ecology, natural resources management, or another similar field?
    • looking for fun, hands-on, skills building experience in conservation and restoration?
    • comfortable being outside in nature, off trail, whatever the weather (and potentially with bugs)?

    If so, consider joining us and earn your Biodiversity Boss badge!

    What to Expect

    The program takes place over 2 days and is designed to be participatory, hands-on, and fun. Participants learn about different conservation issues and take part in important restoration and conservation projects. Along the way, they learn to ID various native and invasive species. At the end of the program, participants are presented with their Biodiversity Boss badge.

    For the detailed program schedule, please click here.

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    When: October 26th and 27th from 10am to 3:30pm

    Where: Meet each day at the Westminster Ponds Centre, 944 Western Counties Road, London, ON. Field trips will take place at the Westminster Ponds ESA and at Meadowlily Nature Preserve, Meadowlily Road South, London. Transportation will be provided to and from the field trip location, either by carpool or school bus, depending on the number of participants.

    Who: The program is designed for anyone looking to build skills in conservation, ecology, natural resources management, or similar fields. High school, university, or college students, recent grads, or other curious people are all welcome!

    Cost: There is no cost to participate. The program is generously funded by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

    What to bring: All equipment/supplies for the activities will be provided, including workgloves and safety gear where needed. As we will be outside and off-trail in nature, the following clothing/footwear/personal gear is recommended: 

    • Hiking shoes/boots, workboots, rubber boots, or good running shoes are recommended. Please do not wear sandals.
    • Dress comfortably in clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Long pants and sleeves are a good idea as there may be bugs including ticks.
    • October conditions can be very variable so please be prepared with whatever sunscreen, bug spray, and rain gear you might need.
    • Please bring a lunch on both days as well as plenty of water and snacks.
    • Don't forget your field guides, binoculars, and camera, if you have them.

    Registration: Please fill out and return this registration form by October 11th to secure your spot.

    Still have questions? Contact Rebecca by email or at 519-858-3442.

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  • Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Vauxhall Park in London, ON, Canada

    Mutlicultural Planting Event Saturday October 26

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    Hosted by ReForest London

    Tree Plantings bring community members together to make London healthier and greener by planting trees in parks and naturalized areas.

     

    http://www.reforestlondon.ca/

    Mutlicultural Planting Event
    Saturday October 26, 2019
    10:00 am-1:00 pm

    Vauxhall Park
    75 Aluania Street,

     

     

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