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Course: Naturally Mindful – Winter Session @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Course: Naturally Mindful - Winter Session @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
This 6-week course will help you to cultivate the practice and attitudes of mindfulness meditation in daily life by learning from your own experiences and from the wisdom of nature. Cultivating mindfulness enhances our ability to connect with nature and trains our minds and hearts to live in the present moment. Practicing mindfulness in nature can help us get to[...]
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Workshop: Animal Tracking @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop: Animal Tracking @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
Ever wondered what made that mark in the snow? Join us for a half-day introductory workshop to learn to identify the tracks and sign of Ontario’s wildlife. ** Also offered as part of the Ontario Naturalist Certification Course Level II. WORKSHOP DATE Saturday February 9, 2019 9:00 am to 1:00 pm PRICING $39 + HST  
Owl Prowl @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Owl Prowl @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
7:00 pm
Come and experience an evening with live owls! Go on a night hike and call to wild owls in hope that they call back! Please dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final. DATES February 9 and 15, 2019 7:00 to 9:00 pm PRICING Adult: $ 14.50 Child or Senior: $ 7.50 Child 3 and under: Free
Forest Therapy + Yoga @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Forest Therapy + Yoga @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Enjoy the combined benefits of forest therapy and yoga. Each three-hour session, led by Ameeta Dudani, starts with an indoor yoga session and ends with a gentle experience in nature. In forest therapy, the guide opens the door and the forest is the therapist. The aim is to get you out of your head to get to know yourself better[...]
Owl Prowl @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Owl Prowl @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
7:00 pm
Come and experience an evening with live owls! Go on a night hike and call to wild owls in hope that they call back! Please dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final. DATES February 9 and 15, 2019 7:00 to 9:00 pm PRICING Adult: $ 14.50 Child or Senior: $ 7.50 Child 3 and under: Free
Silent Retreat @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Silent Retreat @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
No matter your intention, our silent retreats provide the setting to turn off the world and tune into yourself. Enjoy five hours of silence and peaceful reflection in nature to reconnect with your inner wisdom. We will take time to cultivate mindfulness through practices like mindful eating and journaling. Mindfulness enhances our ability to connect with nature and trains our[...]
Workshop: Maple Syrup – From Tap to Table @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Maple Syrup - From Tap to Table @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
In this workshop you’ll learn about the process of producing maple syrup from tap to table. You’ll experience a personalized tour through the maple bush, sample our syrup, learn about tree identification, and see how our demonstration sugar shack runs.
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Course: Naturally Mindful – Spring Session @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Course: Naturally Mindful - Spring Session @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
This 6-week course will help you to cultivate the practice and attitudes of mindfulness meditation in daily life by learning from your own experiences and from the wisdom of nature. Cultivating mindfulness enhances our ability to connect with nature and trains our minds and hearts to live in the present moment. Practicing mindfulness in nature can help us get to[...]
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Workshop: Gardening for the Birds @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Workshop: Gardening for the Birds @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
7:00 pm
Creating a refuge in your own backyard will improve the lives of birds and other wildlife — and it’s a fun and rewarding activity for your family, too! This presentation focuses on the the key elements of attracting wildlife as well as the use of specific types of plants. WORKSHOP DATE Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 pm PRICING[...]
Workshop: Sparrows @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Sparrows @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
This workshop will cover the 19 species of sparrow found in Ontario. Using field markings, habitat, song and behaviour as a guide, the full-day session will help you become more confident in your sparrow ID abilities. (You’ll no longer need to call them “those little brown jobs”!) ** Also offered as part of the Ontario Naturalist Certification Course Level II. WORKSHOP[...]
Workshop: Methods in Environmental Education @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Methods in Environmental Education @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
An important part of being a naturalist is sharing your knowledge with others. This full-day session will cover the current methods and practices in environmental education. You will gain hands-on experience in delivering environmental education programming and work with an experienced outdoor educator to learn the principles of environmental education. Also offered as part of the Ontario Naturalist Certification Course[...]
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Workshop: Spring Wildflowers @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Spring Wildflowers @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
April showers bring May flowers. Spring is a fantastic time for a walk in an Ontario park, especially before leaf-out. Hands-on learning with an expert will teach you to identify many Ontario spring wildflowers, including trout lily, trilliums, bloodroot, mayapple, hepatica and dutchman’s breeches. * Also offered as part of the Ontario Naturalist Certification Course Level I.
Silent Retreat @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Silent Retreat @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
No matter your intention, our silent retreats provide the setting to turn off the world and tune into yourself. Enjoy five hours of silence and peaceful reflection in nature to reconnect with your inner wisdom. We will take time to cultivate mindfulness through practices like mindful eating and journaling. Mindfulness enhances our ability to connect with nature and trains our[...]
Introduction to Macro Photography @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Macro Photography @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
Learn the basics of nature photography under the tutelage of a professional photographer. This in-depth photography workshop will consist of instruction and practice on macro photography and in the field landscape photography. Cameras and tripods not provided; please bring your own. WORKSHOP DATE Saturday May 25, 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm PRICING $59 + HST REGISTRATION COMING SOON  
Workshop: Warblers @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Warblers @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
With their vibrant colors, beautiful songs and dynamic personalities, warblers are the jewels of the bird world. They are also one of the most challenging group of birds to see and identify. Using PowerPoint slides and binoculars in the field, this workshop will focus on warbler natural history and identification tips and tricks. Also offered as part of the Ontario[...]
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Workshop: Tree Identification @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Tree Identification @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
9:00 am
Join an experienced urban forester for an interactive, hands-on training session to increase your Tree ID skills. This workshop will cover common tree species found in Ontario, natural history knowledge, keys and tips and tricks for identifying tree species. * Also offered as part of the Ontario Naturalist Certification Course Level I. WORKSHOP DATE Saturday June 22, 2019 9:00 am[...]
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
10:00 am
Forest therapy is a concept based upon the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (“forest bathing”): the practice of immersing yourself in nature — or more specifically the forest — and connecting with the forest in a deep, mindful way that allows for inner and outer healing. Each 2.5 hour Forest therapy walk, led by Ameeta Dudani, is a gentle experience[...]
Workshop: Dragonflies and Damselflies @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Dragonflies and Damselflies @ Kortright Centre for Conservation
12:00 pm
DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES* Learn about the fascinating biology and migration of some of the world’s most ancient flying animals: the dragonflies and damselflies! Join an Odonata expert for a whirlwind tour of these strikingly beautiful insects, and venture outdoors to learn some in-the-field identification while observing dragonflies and damselflies in their natural habitats. * Also offered as part of the[...]