Celebrate Earth Week

Apr 20, 2015 |

Earth Day is April 22 and this year the City of Nanaimo is partnering with the Nanaimo & Area Land Trust (NALT) to bring the community some events to celebrate the amazing natural environment we live in.

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On Tuesday night at 7:00 pm in the Bowen Park auditorium, attend a presentation by renowned ethnoecologist and ethnobiologist, Nancy Turner called Earth's Blanket - Traditional Teaching for Sustainable Living. Admission for this presentation is by donation.

During Earth Day itself, City of Nanaimo staff will be volunteering their timE&Nbsp;in an ongoing ecological restoration project to remove English Ivy from Bowen Park.

Lastly, a Community inter-ACTION on Food Security will take the place of the Wild Foods Festival this year on Sunday, April 26. This workshop will include a wild and local food lunch, treats and teas prepared by Nanaimo Foodshare. The event runs from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the Bowen Park Activity Room 1. The cost is $10 per person. Registration is required and can be done online or by calling 250-756-5200.

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