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Pollinator Bioblitz

Pollinator Patch near Trestle Brewery

Join GBB for a Pollinator Bioblitz at the Ziigwan River Butterfly Garden - the pollinator patch near Trestle Brewery A bioblitz brings people together to discover local plants and animals

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Invasive Species Removal with GBYCC

Waubuno Beach Parry Sound

Join the Georgian Bay Youth Climate Collective as they team up with the Town of Parry Sound to remove the invasive Japanese Knotweed plant! Let's work together to protect the Georgian Bay shoreline's natural beauty. Supplies and snacks will be provided. All are welcome! RSVP here Event Location

Turtle Hatchery Tours

GBB Office 125 William St., Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Discover the world of raising turtles for conservation! Learn how the eggs are incubated, kept safe, and checked for development. See the turtles swim and possibly even hatch! Allow 1

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Free

Webinar: Owning an EV in the GBB Region

Join the Georgian Bay Biosphere staff and a panel of local EV owners as they discuss what it’s like to own an EV in the Parry Sound-Muskoka region. Panelists will discuss their experiences with local EV chargers, financial savings from owning an EV, taking their vehicle on long trips, and more. This is your chance

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Free

Biosphere Walk: Foraging Invasive Species

Join us and special guest expert Lou Corbett from North Shore Apothecary on a guided walkalong the Parry Sound Fitness Trail! We will forage for invasive species and learn how to collect citizen science.Fitness Trail, Parry Sound Salt Dock Road Trailhead By Donation

Free

Sustainable Transportation Event

Stockey Centre 2 Bay Street, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Join us Saturday August 19th from 10 AM - 5 PM at the Stockey Centre in Parry Sound, for our Sustainable Transportation Event! This exciting event offers a unique opportunity to test drive electric vehicles and eBikes for free, giving you the first-hand experience of zero-emission travel. Discover the latest advancements in sustainable transportation while

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Free

Turtle Open House

Biosphere Office 125 William Street, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Come and learn about our turtle conservation programs! Our biologists will be at our office and available to talk about our turtle projects, the turtle species that live within the Biosphere, and how you can help local turtle populations. They will have newly hatched turtles to show you and our educational ambassador snapping turtle Miki

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Free

Seed Saving Workshop – Mactier

The time for completing our garden harvest is just around the corner! It is time to start thinking about how to save the seeds from this years harvest for use in next year’s growing season. Stop by to learn all about saving common vegetable seeds from your garden, and much more! Location: Mactier Community Garden

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Free

Discover Monarch Butterflies

Join Biosphere staff & help us capture, tag, and release monarch butterflies! Learn about pollinators at risk and how you can help! This event will happen at two location on Wednesday August 23rd: 11 am - 12pm in Honey Harbour - Honey Harbour Park Landing (meet at the big chair) 1pm to 2pm in Port

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Free

Seed Saving Workshop – Parry Sound

The time for completing our garden harvest is just around the corner! It is time to start thinking about how to save the seeds from this years harvest for use in next year’s growing season. Stop by to learn all about saving common vegetable seeds from your garden, and much more! Location: Waubeek Community Garden

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Free

Mushroom Foray Guided Tour

Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre 4 Nine Mile Lake Road, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Join Chef Roy & the Biosphere to celebrate the humble mushroom this fall at Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Center, Parry Sound. Saturday September 2nd, 9:00am - 11:30amAND/ORFriday September 8th, 9:00am - 11:30am Registration Required: https://form.jotform.com/212596159673265 Event Location Event Organizer

$35

Apiary Open House

Biosphere Office 125 William Street, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a morning of fun at the family friendly, free event! Drop by to discover the world of honeybees and pollinators. Meet a beekeeper, see an active beehive, participate in activities, learn about native pollinators, win prizes, and more! Also make sure to visit the the Parry Sound Bee & Honey Festival from 11

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Free

EATS: Canning Workshop for Beginners

Bobby Orr Community Center 7-17 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON, Canada

Join Biosphere staff for a beginner canning workshop on Wednesday September 27th in the evening. This is the perfect workshop for learning how to process extra produce from your gardens

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Free

Thinking About Beekeeping

Biosphere Office 125 William Street, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

This free, one hour session is designed to let you know how to prepare now for beekeeping in 2024. Topics covered include ordering bees, site selection, and required equipment. Recommended resources to further your learning will also be shared. There will be lots of opportunity for discussion and to ask questions. Register here. Event Location

Free

Municipal Organic Waste Diversion Tour

Organic Waste Diversion Infrastructure and Landfill 1062 Rosewarne Drive, Bracebridge, ON, Canada

Presented by the Climate Action Group on Waste Reduction. Join us for a free, educational tour. Book your spot for the tour and on the bus leaving Parry Sound at 1:00 PM. Register here. Event Location

free

That’s Pretty Gneiss!

Salt Dock Boat Launch

Join Biosphere staff for a journey through geological time and uncover the fascinating world of rock formations. Explore the forces that shaped our world, and identify interesting rocks and minerals along the way.This walk is on rocky, uneven terrain. We recommend that hiking boots are worn. Click Here to register!

Free

Webinar: Cold Weather EV Tips

Thinking of getting an EV, but worried about how it might perform in the cold snowy weather? Don't worry, you're not alone. With winter around the corner, there are some important tips, tricks, and facts that can help you feel confident in your vehicle's performance, even in the winter. During this webinar, David Giles of

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Free

Girls Nite Out

Charles W. Stockey Centre 2 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Stockey Centre with the Georgian Bay Biosphere presents Girls Nite Out! Girls Nite Out is an all female, all funny stand-up and improv comedy ensemble featuring CBC darlings, Canadian Comedy Award Winners and Second City alum led by Jennine Profeta. Join us for this special Girls Nite Out that includes some audience participation and

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$69.95

Indigenous Art Exhibit & Sale

Charles W. Stockey Centre 2 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

We are excited to co-host this event with Georgian Bay Anishinaabek Youth! One dozen local artists will be showcasing their art including beadwork, paintings, photography, and more: Billie-Jo Isaac (Bee)Mishiikenh

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Free

State of the Bay: Lands & Waters Gathering

Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts 2 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Join us at the Stockey Centre in Parry Sound November 29th & 30th to learn all about the State of the Bay! We will take a deep dive into biodiversity, what climate change means for the region, and how we can all work together to care for the lands and waters. Indigenous Art Exhibit and

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Free

Kids Christmas Bird Count

Stockey Centre 2 Bay Street, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Parry Sound Nature Club and Kids in the Biosphere are coming together for our annual Kids Christmas Bird Count! Recommended for Ages 6-12. Families are welcome to join this fun winter bird-watching event, no experience necessary.  Join this fun winter bird-watching event! Together we’ll learn about local birds, spot some feathered friends, and be

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Free

Oshkinigig Film Viewing Party

Charles W. Stockey Centre 2 Bay St, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Georgian Bay Anishinaabek Youth invite you to the Oshkinigig Film's first public showing! The film showcases the particpants and organizers sharing their experiences in constructing the Jiimaan (birchbark canoe). We welcome you to join us in celebrating Oshkinigig! Registration is not required, seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Event Location

Free

Webinar: Introduction to eBikes

Zoom

Interested in exploring what ebikes can offer you? Join our introduction to ebikes webinar on Zoom! Thomas Clark of Parry Sound Bikes will discuss everything you need to know about

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Free

Winter Wildlife Snowshoe

Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre 4 Nine Mile Lake Road, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Biosphere are excited to welcome families to celebrate the Anishinaabek storytelling season on a guided snowshoe hike. We will incorporate storytelling while we enjoy the snow and look for signs of wildlife. Recommended ages 6-12. This event is FREE including snowshoe rentals. Click HERE to register! Event Location Event Organizer

Free

Webinar: How eBikes Work – Drivetrains, Motors and More!

Join Biosphere staff and Thomas Clark of Parry Sound Bikes to take a deep dive into how eBikes work! Curious about eBike mechanics, drivetrains and motors? This webinar is for you!  Thomas Clark is Co-Owner of Parry Sound Bikes along with his wife Aleesha. Parry Sound Bikes is a full-service Bicycle and Nordic ski shop

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