Monday, 22 July 2013

Opportunity: The Urquhart Butterfly Garden Summer Education Series

Hi Everyone!
Here is a great opportunity you don't want to miss:

Urquhart Butterfly Garden Summer Education Series

Free Public Education Workshops
This summer, Urquhart Butterfly Garden is offering a Summer Education series!

Sunday, August 11, 2pm: Restoring Cootes: Restoration projects around the mouth of the Spencer Creek

Thursday, August 15, 6pm: Exploring Medicinal Herbs

Thursday August 22, 6pm: Working with Nature: An introduction to chemical free gardening

Sundy, August 25, 2pm: Learning Dragonflies and Damselflies

Thursday, September 5, 6pm: History of the Desjardins Area and the UBG

Thursday, September 12, 6pm: A Discussion with the Hamilton Urban Beekeepers

Thursday, September 19, 6pm: Protecting the Monarch Butterfly

Thursday, September 26, 6pm: Insect Identification

Guided Nature Walks at Urquhart Butterfly Garden

Saturday August 3rd at 11am the Urquhart Butterfly Garden will be holding 'Free Guided Butterfly & Bird Identification Walks ' at the Garden.  Join naturalist Matthew Mills to discover the diversity of life at the Garden.
The Urquhart Butterfly Garden is located in Centennial Park at the corner of Cootes Drive and East Street North, and is easily accessible by bus or bike. Parking is available adjacent to the Air Force Club off King Street East. Hikes will convene under the trees immediately in front of the parking lot. Look for signs.

The guided walks begin on Saturday August 3rd, at 11am, and continue at the same time every second Saturday in August and September. If there is rain the guided walk  will be cancelled.  More details online at 

For more information, contact Joanna Chapman – 905-627-8917


1 comment:

  1. This sounds incredible. Medicinal Herbs is unconventional and enlightening.