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Nature Works! Restoring Our Future by 2030
photos (left-to-right): Lisa Mason (2), Kelly McConnell, Bruce Manning

You are leading change in your community. Collaborate to accelerate your vision with the power of nature.

Carolinian Canada, WWF-Canada, local partners and 4,000+ volunteers are connecting to fast-track climate-smart, healthy landscapes for resilient communities. Register for an event near you to help Grow Canada’s Biggest Wildlife Garden.

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Nature Works! Restoring Our Future by 2030

March 11, 2020
Toronto, ON

Join us at Nature Works! Restoring our Future by 2030, a day of cross-sector action on climate change and biodiversity loss.

With a new urgency aligned with the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration (2021 - 2030), we will highlight emerging strategies to accelerate and scale-up action for healthy, resilient landscapes.

Who should attend: Leaders, professionals and youth engaged in Indigenous, economy, health, municipal, corporate, healthy landscape sectors and communities

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Go Wild Grow Wild Green Expo 2020: Join the movement

April 18, 2020
London, ON

Showcase your project or group to thousands at the Green Expo or in the mobile Wild Guide to recruit new allies, share stories, get connected, get inspired, expand your influence. Join the movement. Find out how to bring Go Wild Grow Wild to your community

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Past Workshops

  • Habitat Partners Program

    Build corporate support for your conservation programs
    Monday, November 4, 2019

    First-of-its-kind FREE program to expand your corporate relationships. A workshop for environmental non-profits in the Halton Region who have, or plan within six months to launch, a native plant program.  Learn how to partner with the private sector to maximize engagement in your programs. Learn how the new In the Zone program can accelerate and track your impact for healthy landscapes.

  • Communities for Healthy Landscapes Workshop: Niagara Region

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, L0R 1S0

    An information and planning workshop to connect and strengthen community leadership for a green future. Content will include highlighting local successes, learning from innovative best practices, and developing collaborative solutions to save, steward and seed healthy landscapes in partnership with rural and urban landowners.  Discover new tools to engage investors, local business and institutions for greater impact.

  • Communities for Healthy Landscapes Workshop: Southern Ontario

    Friday, November 15, 2019

    1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Online conference call (details upon registration) OR 
    Join us at Royal Botanic Gardens, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4

    An information and planning workshop to connect and strengthen community leadership for a green future. Content will include highlighting local successes, learning from innovative best practices, and developing collaborative solutions to save, steward and seed healthy landscapes in partnership with rural and urban landowners.  Discover new tools to engage investors, local business and institutions for greater impact.

  • In the Zone Community Planning & Leaders Workshop - Niagara Region

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, L0R 1S0
    Municipal Workshop 1:00pm-4:30pm
    Community Planning 6:00pm-8:30pm

    Connect with other local leaders and learn about recent habitat restoration trends and local progress. Explore new tools and funding sources to empower your community members to take action on climate change, and how to track this impact. Learn how to become an ambassador for In the Zone to accelerate action for healthy wildlife, water and ways of life in your community. Learn from natural infrastructure experts, connect with local habitat partners and set Big Picture goals for natural climate solutions within your community.

    Who should attend: Municipal staff, Indigenous peoples, gardening centres and groups, landscapers, environmental groups, citizens, students and volunteers who want to connect urban or rural neighbourhoods to growing native plants.

  • In the Zone Community Planning & Leaders Workshop - Southwestern Ontario

    Thursday, November 28, 2019

    75 William St N, Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
    Municipal Workshop 1:00pm-4:30pm
    Community Planning 6:00pm-8:30pm

    Connect with other local leaders and learn about recent habitat restoration trends and local progress. Explore new tools and funding sources to empower your community members to take action on climate change, and how to track this impact. Learn how to become an ambassador for In the Zone to accelerate action for healthy wildlife, water and ways of life in your community. Learn from natural infrastructure experts, connect with local habitat partners and set Big Picture goals for natural climate solutions within your community.

    Who should attend: Municipal staff, Indigenous peoples, gardening centres and groups, landscapers, environmental groups, citizens, students and volunteers who want to connect urban or rural neighbourhoods to growing native plants.

  • In the Zone Community Planning – Hamilton / Halton

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    1:00pm-4:00pm
    838 Mineral Springs Rd, Ancaster, ON L9G 4X1

    Connect with other local leaders and learn about recent habitat restoration trends and local progress. Explore new tools and funding sources to empower your community members to take action on climate change and how to track this impact. Learn how to become an ambassador for In the Zone to accelerate action for healthy wildlife, water and ways of life in your community.

    Who should attend: Municipal staff, Indigenous peoples, gardening centres and groups, landscapers, environmental groups, citizens, students and volunteers who want to connect urban or rural neighbourhoods to growing native plants

  • Good for nature, good for business - Corporate Workshop

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Hosted by: NUVO Network
    Where: 1295 North Service Rd, Burlington, ON, L7P 3A7

    A workshop for businesses and corporations in the Carolinian Zone to learn how In the Zone can be applied to your corporate social responsibility programming, enhance employee engagement or reduce property management costs.  Hear simple and practical suggestions from experts and local environmental groups on how your business can help to improve healthy landscapes for your community.  Breakfast and Lunch and Learn options available.

  • In the Zone Community Planning & Leaders Workshop - Mississauga

    February 28, 2020
    Mississauga, ON

    Connect with other local leaders and learn about recent habitat restoration trends and local progress. Explore new tools and funding sources to empower your community members to take action on climate change, and how to track this impact. Learn how to become an ambassador for In the Zone to accelerate action for healthy wildlife, water and ways of life in your community. Learn from natural infrastructure experts, connect with local habitat partners and set Big Picture goals for natural climate solutions within your community.

    Who should attend: Municipal staff, Indigenous peoples, gardening centres and groups, landscapers, environmental groups, citizens, students and volunteers who want to connect urban or rural neighbourhoods to growing native plants.

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