Go Wild Grow Wild 2020 - Green Expo Features | Carolinian Canada
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Go Wild Grow Wild Features

Something for everyone

 

Go on a wild adventure. Grow wildlife gardens. Green your life.

There's something for the whole family

  • 4 workshop stages
  • Expert speakers, celebrities, and more
  • Get up close and personal with wildlife shows
  • 100+ exhibitors/partners ready to help you GO, GROW and GREEN!
  • Local green businesses
  • Kids FREE!

Climate Action Stage - FREE

Explore life in the Carolinian Zone! These speakers will cover a variety of topics - from protecting wildlife to promoting native species in your backyard, this is your stage to learn more about how to protect diversity within Ontario’s Deep South through nature-based climate actions.

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Climate-Action
Workshops

Wildlife Stage - FREE

See nature LIVE! This stage will feature two fantastic wildlife presenters, including:

Raptor Show - Join James Cowan, of Canadian Raptor Conservancy for a live bird of prey show! An entertaining and educational presentation with live, free-flying birds of prey! Watch out, there may just be some birds flying overhead! Canadian Raptor Conservancy focuses on the conservation and educating the public about the important role birds of prey play in our world. Showtimes:

10-10:45am |12-12:45pm | 2pm-2:45pm

Sciensational Sssnakes!! - Learn all about reptiles in this hands-on educational experience with live reptiles and amphibians, including many Ontario native species! Sciensational Sssnakes!! aims to increase appreciation for reptiles through knowledge and understanding. Snakes are especially feared and mistreated, but once you get to know them there is nothing to fear, and much to love! With the aid of volunteers, many from the University of Guelph, and fantastic staff, Sciensational Sssnakes!! continues to provide excellent educational opportunities to people of all ages at all manner of venues across the province. Jenny began Sciensational Sssnakes!! as a business in 1994. Working with reptiles has been her life long dream and she is very privileged to work with such a fantastic team of people and animals everyday. Showtimes:

11-11:45am | 1-1:45pm | 3-3:45pm

Master Classes

NEW IN 2020 - These interactive and interdisciplinary workshops allow you to explore methods to promote and protect the environment for future generations through arts and culture. Registration is required for each workshop

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Master
Classes

Adventure Zone

Explore interactive interactive demonstrations from nature, wildlife, and green living experts from London & area. These demos will prepare you with the skills you need to GO on a wild adventure, GROW a wildlife garden, and live a GREEN lifestyle

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Adventure
Zone

Green Living Zone

Explore interactive demonstrations from sustainability experts from London & area. Discover your climate action as you learn from these presenters that will cover topics from regenerative agriculture to emission-free transportation options.

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Green Living
Zone

Other Event Features

  • Relax in the Forest Therapy Garden, a harmonious example of how wildlife gardens with native plants can beautify small spaces and support healthy neighbourhoods.
  • BE BRAVE and experience an epic adventure on our climbing wall with Junction Climbing Centre.
  • EXPLORE THE ZONE – Meet up with our National park, Ontario parks, Conservation Authorities, and businesses like Long Point Eco-Adventures. Find best places for your next summer adventure – camping, hiking, biking or getting out on the open water

Wild Green Kick-Off Event

5pm-8pm | $15

Celebrate the launch of the Go Wild Grow Wild Green Expo 2020! This fun evening is for all adventurers, gardeners, nature enthusiasts, families and green people, to kick-off a greener future together. The evening's events will include:

  • Team up and test your knowledge on all things WILD with our environmental trivia, hosted by Steve of Noah Tall Trivia Co. Winning teams will win exclusive GREEN prizes - from seeds to swag! So grab your friends, get your tickets, and start practicing for our wild trivia today. May the best team win! 
  • Meet and greet with Go Wild exhibitors making positive change in the environmental sector.
  • Enjoy local food & beverages while you network with local and regional environmentalists.
  • Got seeds? Make sure to visit our Seed Bar to purchase a selection of native seeds from St. William’s Nursery to GROW your wild garden!
  • Meet and greet with Go Wild exhibitors making positive change in the environmental sector.

Get your tickets today - only $15 for an evening of food, drinks, trivia, making environmental connections, AND protecting wildlife and creating a healthy habitat in the Carolinian Zone.

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