Earth Week in Dufferin: April 19 - 22

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Group of 4 bicyclers cycling down a rural road in Dufferin

Earth Day takes place on April 22 and is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes.

Share Your Earth Week in Dufferin

Celebrate Earth Week in Dufferin by taking action that shows your care for planet and people!

Join the celebration and earn your chance to win one of two $50 gift cards for In Our Nature, a local native plant nursery dedicated to growing wildtype native plants that look great in your garden while restoring local ecology.

To participate, fill out the short submission form below to let us know how you are celebrating Earth Week (April 19 - 22)

Need some inspiration? Here are some ideas of where you might start:


Earth Day takes place on April 22 and is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes.

Share Your Earth Week in Dufferin

Celebrate Earth Week in Dufferin by taking action that shows your care for planet and people!

Join the celebration and earn your chance to win one of two $50 gift cards for In Our Nature, a local native plant nursery dedicated to growing wildtype native plants that look great in your garden while restoring local ecology.

To participate, fill out the short submission form below to let us know how you are celebrating Earth Week (April 19 - 22)

Need some inspiration? Here are some ideas of where you might start:

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    Earth Month Ecochallege

    April 1 - 30
    Online Event

    Climate Action in Dufferin has teamed up with Headwaters Communities in Action and Sustainable Orangeville to create a local team to take on the Earth Month Ecochallenge: Drawdown. Join Team Climate Action in Dufferin as we adopt climate-friendly habits in our lives throughout the month of April. 

    Visit earthmonth.ecochallenge.org to register! The challenge runs from April 1 – 30, but participants are welcome to join at any time during April. 


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    Earth Week Story Reading

    April 20
    10:00 -10:30am
    Online Event

    Tune in to enjoy a special storytime with Sustainable Orangeville Committee Chair, Councillor Grant Peters, and Mayor Sandy Brown.

    https://calendar.orangevillelibrary.ca/default/Detail/2021-04-20-1000-Earth-Week-Story-Reading


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    Pick Up A Seed Planting Kit

    April 19 - 24
    Curbside Pick-Up

    Visit the Orangeville Library to pick up a Seed Planting Kit to celebrate Earth Week. Plant together at home as a family and watch it grow. These kits are graciously provided by the Grain Farmers of Ontario.

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    Town of Orangeville Earth Week

    April 19 -24
    Online Events

    From backyard hens, to bicycle repair, urban harvests and more, the Town of Orangeville has an exciting line up of Earth Week events happening from April 19 - 24.

    https://calendar.orangeville.ca/default/Detail/2021-04-20-1000-Earth-Week-Storytime/0aeba879-9b78-446f-b4e6-acfd00a0ec07


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    Earth Week Lunch & Learn

     for Rural Landowners

    April 22
    12:00 - 12:30pm
    Online Event

    At this free online event, CVC’s stewardship and restoration experts will discuss stewardship projects that can benefit your rural property and restore the Earth!

    Only 30 spots are available so register early. Registration is limited to residents of the Credit River Watershed with a property of two acres or more.

    https://cvc.ca/event/earth-week-lunch-learn-for-rural-landowners/


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    Becoming an Earth Ally with 

    Elizabeth Glenn-Copeland 

    April 22
    12:00 - 1:00pm
    Online Event

    Reading from her book of narrative eco-poetry, “Daring to Hope at the Cliff’s Edge”, poet Elizabeth Glenn-Copeland will encourage us to build the Collective Resilience necessary to realize our Power as Earth Allies. This Earth Day event is intended for ages 6+:

    https://trca.ca/event/becoming-an-earth-ally/?instance_id=6000


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    Gardening in a Changing Climate

    April 22
    7:00 - 8:00pm
    Online Event

    Climate change is rapidly impacting natural spaces on both a local and global scale, including our yards. Join us for an introductory gardening webinar with a focus on climate change resiliency. We will introduce concepts like rainwater harvesting, native plant gardening, rain gardens, and permeable paving.

    https://trca.ca/event/gardening-in-a-changing-climate-4/?instance_id=5983



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