Adult & Teen Programs – Fall 2022

Members Programs

These programs are free for Ecology Centre Members. Non-members are welcome to register at $11.50 per person. Register in-person or by calling 604-990-3755.

Cedar & Wool Weaving Workshop

Sunday, January 29 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Lynn Canyon Park

Join Squamish artist Tracy Williams (Sesemiya) to learn about traditional ecological knowledge of the Squamish people. Sesemiya has been working with the bark from the cedar tree and mountain goat wool for many years. Participants will have an opportunity to make a cedar headband/bracelet or a wool headband/bracelet. Suitable for ages 7+.

Recommended additional $10 donation per person to cover the cost of supplies.

Garden Workshops

Join The Edible Garden Project and the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre to learn about how to prepare, plant, and maintain your garden this year. Watch the recordings of the Fall 2022 workshops below. Stay tuned for our Spring 2023 workshops next year.

Water Bath Canning – ONLINE

Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 to 11:30 am

Learn how to preserve food by water bath canning! This live canning demonstration by Chef Karen Dar Woon will review food preparation, safety, blanching, hot packing, filling jars, and working with high and low acid foods. There will also be an introduction to steam canning.

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Seed Saving – IN-PERSON

Saturday, September 24 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Come to the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre to learn about seed saving. This hands-on workshop with Becka Nathan of The Edible Garden Project will help you get ready for next year’s garden season by saving seeds from this year’s garden.

This in-person workshop was not recorded.

Growing Great Garlic – ONLINE

Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

Learn how to grow great garlic! Plant your garlic this fall for a summer harvest. Learn about the basics of choosing, planting, and harvesting garlic in this online workshop.

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Fall and Winter Pollinator Gardens – ONLINE

Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

How can you maintain a garden that is a nurturing environment for pollinators all fall and winter long? Learn how to take care of your garden pollinators throughout the winter and make plans for spring.

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Overwintering Your Vegetables – ONLINE

Saturday, October 22 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

Learn how to overwinter garden vegetables using season extension techniques such as cloches and greenhouses, and discover what vegetables are easiest to overwinter in our temperate forest environment.

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Building Your Garden Soil – ONLINE

Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

Do you want healthy garden soil in the spring? Start in the fall! This workshop will review soil-building techniques including lasagne gardening.

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Putting Your Garden to Bed – ONLINE

Saturday, November 5 from 10:00 to 10:45 am

What can you do now to prepare for the spring? While the plants in your gardens may be dormant now, you can take time to prepare your garden plants and soil for the winter and spring.

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