Embracing the Wild: Native Plant Workshops

Our Native Plant Workshops have moved online for 2021!

Capital region residents are invited to attend a FREE online introductory workshop about gardening with drought-resistant native plants.

Spring Dates: March 26, 27 and April 9, 10

Time: 12:30-2:30 pm via Zoom.

Fall Dates: TBA

This session includes:

  • native plant identification
  • an overview of the cultural history & ecological benefits of native plants
  • a tour of the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary native plant gardens, and
  • an introduction to the CRD’s water conservation program
Red Flowering Currant in front of the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature House
Red Flowering Currant in front of the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature House

Pre-registration is required via EventBrite

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Each workshop has a maximum enrollment of 30 participants.

 

If you need some tips about how to use Zoom, see here:

Getting Started With Zoom

Workshop Exercises

Exercise A - click here to download

Exercise B - click here to download

The Invasive Species Council of BC is conducting a province-wide survey to measure general knowledge and awareness of invasive species in BC. Complete the survey and you could win $250!

 

Native Plant Handouts to Help You Design Your Space

These workshops and handouts are proudly supported by the:

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