Worm Composting Workshop POSTPONED

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

Unfortunately, we are going to have to postpone this workshop for a later date. Stay tuned for more info! This course will teach you to properly and safely compost a small amount of vegetarian food scraps in a vermiculture (worm) bin, harvest worm castings to use in the garden and will introduce you to the […]

$25.00

Nature Nibbles – How to Recognize and Use Wild Plants for Food

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

Join Mikaela Cannon on an exploration of wonderful wild plants. Learn to identify local plants and their uses and benefits in your food! Mikaela has a background as a wilderness guide and her biggest passion is plants and their uses. Her education includes herbal medicine courses at Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC and various courses in Ethnobotany, Anthropology […]

$20.00

Vermicomposting Workshop

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

This course will teach you to properly and safely compost a small amount of vegetarian food scraps in a vermiculture (worm) bin, harvest worm castings to use in the garden and will introduce you to the soil-food web and alternate ways of composting at home to fulfill your zero waste lifestyle goals. We will plan to facilitate […]

$25.00

Volunteer and Member Only Special Event – Just Another Birds and Bees Story

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

Just Another Birds and Bees Story  An Educational Event with Dr. Bernard Roitberg Join us on Thursday, June 24 from 6:30 - 7:30pm for our first 2021 educational opportunity exclusively for volunteers and members of Allan Brooks Nature Centre. Dr. Bernard Roitberg, a world renowned entomologist, will be presenting about bees that are native to BC and […]

Waterwise and Firesmart Workshop

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

Join us for a presentation with RDNO Water Sustainability Coordinator Jennifer Miles for a very relevant discussion on reducing water use and keeping safe from fire. Participants will learn how to use the FireSmart zone method for choosing where to plant, you will also learn to select plants that are WaterWise and FireSmart, and she’ll […]

Free

CANCELLED – Bee Smart, Understanding Bees and Bee Conservation Workshop

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon

CANCELLED Bees are essential to our food chain. Learn how we all can help save the bees – both our domestic and our native species, and about the many amazing things they give us. Join Mary from Orchard Blossom Honey in Armstrong for this incredible learning opportunity all about bees! She will provide guests with […]

$20.00