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List of Upcoming Events for November 2017 - Toronto and Region Conservation

 
Toronto, ON ~ See below calendar for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authorities facilties activities for November 2017.
 
Date and Time
Event Name
Location
Description
Contact Info.
Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

9:30 a.m.

Parks Canada Guided Outings and Events in Rouge ParkVarious locations throughout Rouge Park.Join us for an urban wilderness adventure in Rouge Park.  Learn about the Park’s nature, wildlife and trail skills with our friendly and fun volunteer leaders.  There’s something for everyone.For further information, details on the walks, meeting points and dressing for the outdoors, visit http://www.rougepark.com/hike.Saturdays, November 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Sundays, November 5, 12, 19 and 26

9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Parks Canada Guided Outings and Events in Rouge ParkVarious locations throughout Rouge Park.Join us for an urban wilderness adventure in Rouge Park.  Learn about the Park’s nature, wildlife and trail skills with our friendly and fun volunteer leaders.  There’s something for everyone.For further information, details on the walks, meeting points and dressing for the outdoors, visit http://www.rougepark.com/hike.Thursday, November 9

12 noon to 1 p.m.

Webinar:  LID Performance in New Build ResidentialOnlineCVCs LID Monitoring group have been collecting performance data from two newly constructed residential subdivisions within the Credit River watershed. These two sites utilize a variety of LID stormwater treatment and storage features at each location to determine the performance of LID at the subdivision level. Year 1 water quantity and quality results from each subdivision will be presented along with observations collected during construction. An overview of the site specific assumption protocols developed for Meadow in the Glen will be presented to demonstrate how municipalities assure LID features are performing to design standards prior to site assumption.  Registration is required.For more information and to register, visit: http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/webinar -lid-performance-in-new-build-residential/. If you have any questions about the webinar, please contact Julie McManus at jmcmanus@creditvalleyca.ca.Friday, November 10

7 to 9 p.m.

Owl ProwlKortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400, Woodbridge.Come and experience an evening with live owls! Start the night with a presentation in our theatre ,then head out to the forest for a guided walk with one of our owl experts through owl habitat and call to Kortright’s wild owls. Please dress for the weather. The cost is $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for children and seniors. Members’ cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children and seniors.  Advance registration is required.To reserve, call (416) 667-6295. For further information, visit http://www.kortright.org.Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control Training and ExamBlack Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, east of Jane Street and south of Steeles Avenue, northwest Toronto.The one and a half day training course covers roles and responsibilities, background information, inspecting best management practices, regulations and compliance, and conducting construction site inspections. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in classroom exercises reviewing ESC plans and reports. Registration is required.For more information and to register, visit http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/certified-inspector-of-sediment-and-erosion-control-in-toronto-on/or contact Amanda Slaght at aslaght@trca.on.ca.Friday, November 17

7 to 9:30 p.m.

Birds of Prey - Adult Workshop SeriesKortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400, Woodbridge.Join Wild Ontario's naturalists for an evening all about birds of prey!  In the first part of this program we'll cover the basics of biology, natural history and identification.  Then meet some of Wild Ontario's special (feathered) guests, up close and personal.  Finally, head out for an owl prowl on the trails as we try to hear, or maybe even see, some of Kortright's elusive nocturnal inhabitants.  The cost is $40.00 and advance registration is required.To reserve, call (416) 667-6295. For further information, visit http://www.kortright.org.Saturday, November 18 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Solar and Wind Energy Electric System IntroductionThe Living City Campus at Kortright, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400, Woodbridge.The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system.  The cost is $125.00 and registration is required.For more information and to register, visit http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/solar-and-wind-energy-electric-system-introduction-november-2017/ or 
contact Amanda Slaght at aslaght@trca.on.ca.Saturday, November 18 to Saturday, December 23 
Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Christmas in the VillageBlack Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, east of Jane Street and south of Steeles Avenue, northwest Toronto.Enjoy Victorian Christmas traditions and activities all season long, including festive daytime programming on weekends. Regular admission rates apply.For more information, visit http://www.blackcreek. 
ca, email bcpvinfo@trca.on.ca, or call (416) 736-1733.Sunday, November 19 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Off Grid and Emergency Back Up SystemsThe Living City Campus at Kortright, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400, Woodbridge.The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes.  The cost is $125.00 and registration is required.For more information and to register, visit http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/off-grid-and-emergency-back-up-systems-november-2017/ or contact Amanda Slaght at aslaght@trca.on.ca.Monday, November 20

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Building Forward: Techniques to Ensure Successful Low Impact Development (LID) Construction, Certification, Inspection, and MaintenanceNottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre, 6015 Highway 89, Alliston.This course is an intermediate-level workshop module which is intended to support the successful implementation of MOECC’s forthcoming Stormwater Guidance Document. It is also intended to help designers, contractors, municipalities and other groups striving to successfully meet associated volume control, water quality and related requirements.  Registration is required.For more information and to register, visit http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/building-forward-techniques-to-ensure-successful-lidconstruction-certification-inspection-andmaintenance/.  For any course-related inquiries, contactBill Trenouth at BTrenouth@creditvalleyca.ca.Monday, November 20

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Building Confidence: How to Design, Plan and Execute a Low Impact Development Stormwater Monitoring ProgramNottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre, 6015 Highway 89, Alliston.ECAs and other approval permits frequently stipulate that compliance be demonstrated by facility operators, and this speaks to the need to effectively monitor performance. This intermediate-level, full-day workshop will cover material relevant to the successful monitoring of LID stormwater management practices.  Registration is required.For more information and to register, visit http://www.sustainabletechnologies.ca/wp/events/building-confidence-how-to-design-plan-and-execute-alow-impact-development-stormwater-monitoringprogram.  For any course-related inquiries, contact Stephanie Wilson at SWilson@creditvalleyca.ca.Friday, November 24 Saturday, November 25 
7 to 9 p.m.Astronomy Night “A Night with the Stars!”Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400, Woodbridge.Enjoy and learn about the night sky through an engaging presentation delivered by an astronomer. Learn about history, mythology and how to identify star constellations overhead.  This is a family friendly event. 
The cost is $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for children and seniors. Members’ cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children and seniors.  Advance registration is required.For ticket reservations, call (416) 667-6295. 
For further information, visit: http://www.kortright.org.
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