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GardenSmart Workshops

PLANNING YOUR PERENNIAL FOOD GARDEN

Sunday, September 23, 10:30 am to 12 pm

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Hosted at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

It's autumn! Time to plant your garden for next year. Learn techniques to help you plan and stock next years food garden, with perennial plants, that will provide food for years to come. Learn to develop perennial gardening strategies that will help your plants weather current changing conditions, such as drought and heavy rainfall.

GROWING GREAT GARLIC

Saturday, September 29, 10:30 am to 12 pm

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Hosted at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

It's time to get planting! If you love garlic scapes and drool over pesto, get ready to make your own next summer. Join Sharon Hanna to discover how you can grow your own delicious garlic in your garden this year.

GROW YOUR OWN MUSHROOMS

Saturday, October 20, 1:30 pm to 3 pm

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Hosted at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

Are you fascinated by fungi? Join Chris Henley of Classroom Expeditions and learn how fungi help soil health and crop yields. Discover how you can turn a combination of wood, mulch, or sawdust and mushroom spawn into a healthy crop of homegrown mushrooms.

A Walk In the Rainforest

Join us at the Ecology Centre to learn more about our rainforest first hand with our local experts.

WALKING THE MYCELIAL WEB - An Ecological Mushroom Foray

Saturday, October 20, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost: $8.75 per person. Registration is required. Phone 604 990-3755

Fall is mushroom season, and amanitas, inky caps, elfin saddles, and more are popping up all over. Learn the core skills of mushroom identification, fungal ecology, traditional and contemporary uses, and mycoremediation as you discover the fungi of Lynn Canyon Park with Willoughby Arevalo.

MOSSES, LICHENS AND LIVERWORTS

Saturday, November 17, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost: $8.75 per person. Registration is required. Phone 604 990-3755

Are you curious about the life cycle and growth of some of the tinier plants in your garden? The Pacific coast is known for its lush rainforests full of mosses, lichens and liverworts. Get to know them with nature enthusiast and science educator Brian Herrin.

BEARS OF BC

Saturday, February 23, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost: $8.75 per person. Registration is required. Phone 604 990-3755

Join Darren Colello, wildlife adventurer and photographer, for a talk about BC's Bears with photos that will take you into their world. Darren has a special interest in carnivores, wildlife conservation, and inter-species interaction and has observed and photographed wildlife on four continents.

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Volunteer Opportunities

School Program Volunteer

Ages 15 and up

Do you love learning outdoors? Join us to help students from preschool to grade twelve as they explore streams and forests and embark on field studies. Programs run mornings Monday to Friday. Contact us to set up an interview. Phone 604 990-3755.

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