Urban Environmental Education Conference call for proposals

The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) is bringing their annual conference to Toronto on October 21-24, 2020, and is currently inviting proposals for presentations, sessions, workshops and other facilitated learning opportunities.“Well-timed to address growing concerns about the rate and pace of climate change, this conference will equip educators at all levels in school and community settings with the knowledge and skills they need to help their learners and communities make a shift towards environmental sustainability,” the event website shares.The focus of this year’s conference is on Urban Environmental Education, and is being hosted in Toronto by EcoSchools Canada, the Environmental & Sustainability Education Initiative at OISE, University of Toronto, and the... >

Plastic Bottle Planters Workshop with Building Roots

Building Roots is hosting a 2-day workshop series to make beautiful planters by re-using plastic bottles from your home. Learn how to create change as a community to reduce and reuse single-use plastic bottles in our lives. This workshop will be hosted by graduate design students from OCAD University. There will be two enrollment groups, please enroll in whichever set of dates works best for you: Group 1: Saturdays - January 11 & 18, 2020. 4:00-6:00pm at the Moss Park Market. Group 2: Sundays - January 12 & 19, 2020. 3:00-5:00pm at the Moss Park Market.  Materials Needed: Please bring 1L or 2L plastic... >