Discovery Field Trip on Tuesday May 7th

Join us on May 7th for a fun-filled field trip that includes a visit to the Earth Rangers’ Centre as well as the Kortright Centre for Conservation. Participants will learn about cutting-edge sustainable building technologies installed at Earth Rangers Centre and will also have an opportunity to meet Earth Rangers’ Animal Ambassadors and live species that inspire visitors to take environmental action every day.

Julia Langer, CEO of The Atmospheric Fund, will provide a special presentation on leading energy-efficient buildings and sustainability initiatives in the Greater Toronto Area that have been supported by foundation and government investments.

The field trip will conclude with a hike to the Kortright Centre for a guided tour of the Archetype Sustainable House and live bee Apiary. Pre-registration is required.

         

 

                                                 

Full Itinerary on Tuesday May 7th, 10 AM to 3 PM

10 AM

 

Participants depart the Kingbridge Centre for a short shuttle ride to Earth Rangers Centre

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Welcome & tour of Earth Rangers– The Kids’ Conservation Organization. Meet & Greet with Earth Rangers’ LIVE Animal Ambassadors. Note: The animals you meet is subject to change.

The Earth Rangers Centre tour is sponsored by The Schad Foundation.

11:30 –12:30 PM

LUNCH at the Earth Rangers’ Centre with special presentation by The Atmospheric Fund on sustainability initiatives in the Greater Toronto Area and Greenbelt

12:30 – 2:45 PM

Short accessible hike to the Kortright Centre for Conservation for a guided tour of the Archetype Sustainable House and live bee Apiary. The bee Apiary tour is generously donated by the Kortright Centre.

2:45 PM

Drive back to the Kingbridge Centre (field trip finishes by 3 PM)

Note: Field trip participants who need accommodation the night of Monday May 6th are to reserve this with the Kingbridge Centre when making a room reservation for the full conference. Please contact Sandy Hoang at sandy@cegn.org if you need help with this arrangement.

The registration cost is $75 per person to offset transportation and lunch costs. To participate, select the pre-conference ticket on CEGN’s registration page in addition to your conference ticket. https://cegn-2019-national_conference.eventbrite.ca/

 

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