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Branching Out
A Nature Interpretation Mentorship Program​

Sundays, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16

A call for participants interested in creating a meaningful nature experience for your community, in your cultural language.

"Branching Out" is an 8-week nature interpretation mentorship program for people who speak English and another language. In exchange for 16 hours of skill development, you will design and deliver a nature walk for the public in the language linked to your culture. Imagine the thrill of teaching others the name of a bird or plant in your cultural language!

Program Accessibility

We hope the following offerings will make it easier for everyone to participate.

Program Activities

Sessions will include working with an Indigenous Elder to develop a Land Acknowledgement, and learning about Forest Bathing, cherry blossoms, bird migration, watersheds, animal tracks and time to develop your walk.

Explore the weekly activities below

Nature is always our guide so we may switch the order to reflect what is happening in the moment!

Selection Process
  1. Fill out the online application form by Wednesday, March 17
  2. Attend the information session on Sunday, March 21, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
  3. The names of all applicants who meet the criteria and can commit to the program will be entered into a draw. If you apply to participate with a friend and one name is drawn both will be given the chance to participate.

    A total of 8 participants will be selected.

You will receive an email from with the zoom link to the information session. If you don't receive the confirmation email with the zoom link, please check your trash or email Jenny directly.

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Branching Out is funded by:

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