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Family Climate Club: Pollinators, Wildflowers, and Seed Bombs

July 18 @ 5:30 pm 7:30 pm


Do you want to get involved with climate action and support your local wildlife and ecosystems in Mississauga? Join this weekly Climate Club for hands-on activities that protect biodiversity, reduce pollution, and supplement lost habitat due to development.

In this session of Riverwood Climate Club, attendees will learn how to identify different species of bees, butterflies, and other unexpected pollinators! Learn about the vital role that pollinators play in maintaining biodiversity and supporting ecosystems; as well as the various threats facing them, such as habitat loss and climate change. Delve into the subject of native wildflowers and their benefits for pollinators, the environment, and humans! Participants will learn the importance of incorporating native plants in their gardens and lawns, and how such plants can help mitigate the effects of climate change.

The workshop will involve a hands-on component where you will help plant native wildflowers in our restoration areas at Riverwood, as well as make seed bombs to throw in your own backyard.

Made possible thanks to TD FEF, each session will include an educational aspect to offer skill development and knowledge about practical ways you can help mitigate climate change.

Important Information

This program is suitable for all ages.

Dress for the weather. This is a rain-or-shine event unless severe weather is in the forecast.  Wear clothing that you are comfortable with potentially getting dirty.

No dogs permitted, service animals welcome.

Difficulty Rating

Moderate. This program will involve steep hills and greater than two kilometres of walking. There will be some digging and bending involved in planting wildflowers; you are welcome to engage as much or as little as you wish for this portion.

Cancellations and Refunds

Due to processing fees, no refunds will be given for cancelled registrations for this event. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If the event is cancelled due to weather, illness, or minimum registrations not reached, we will attempt to reschedule, or a full refund will be issued based on the circumstances of the cancellation.

About the Presenter

Stephanie Keeler is an experienced environmental educator and enthusiast. She completed her degree in Biology and Geography at the University of Guelph, and has spent several years submersing herself in Ontario’s biodiversity in the forests of Algonquin Park. She is now Community Program Coordinator at The Riverwood Conservancy, connecting city communities with urban nature.

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4150 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, Ontario L5C 2S7 Canada
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