Birdwatching Hike

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Spring has sprung, and there's no better time for birdwatching at The Arboretum! Migratory birds are making their way north from their tropical winter destinations, and our feathered residents have romance on the brain. Come on out for a walk around the Arb in search of whatever birds the day may provide. This is a […]

$12.00

Drawn to Nature: Nature Journaling Workshop

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Slow down and learn to see the beauty of nature like you’ve never noticed before! Nature Journaling is a great way to connect more deeply with nature and learn to strengthen your skills of observation. Designed for beginners of all ages, this workshop will teach you the fundamentals of nature journaling and give you the […]

$100

Birdwatching Hike

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Spring has sprung, and there's no better time for birdwatching at The Arboretum! Migratory birds are making their way north from their tropical winter destinations, and our feathered residents have romance on the brain. Come on out for a walk around the Arb in search of whatever birds the day may provide. This is a […]

$12.00

Dragonflies and Damselflies

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Ontario is home to over 150 species of Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies), many of which are common in the Guelph area. Most species can be identified with a field guide and pair of binoculars. Participants learn about these beautiful creatures, their fascinating lives, and see why they are an important part of our local ecosystems. […]

$107.00

Ontario Insects

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This workshop introduces participants to all the major groups of insects in Ontario with a focus on how to recognize major groups or families, with special reference to the common species one is likely to encounter in both the backyard and in the field. This is a great introductory course for educators, field researchers, and […]

$104

Identification and Biology of Butterflies

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This workshop has been designed to educate participants about butterflies and how to identify them in the wild. Topics covered include, butterfly natural history, capture techniques, field identification, tagging, migration, and creating and maintaining butterfly habitat. The workshop concludes outside catching and identifying the butterflies of The Arboretum. Regsitrants in attendance will receive a copy […]

$104

Hunters, Fishers and Trappers: The Amazing Life of Spiders

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

In this day-long workshop, participants learn about the fascinating life stories and identification tips about our most important invertebrate predators, the spider. Participants will venture outside for part of the day learning how to find and identify some of our amazing local arachno-fauna, discover first-hand why most insects are arachnophobic, and how we can (and […]

$110.00

Arboretum Expo: Tree Day! + Plant Sale

The Arboretum 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

A  celebration of trees and the many exciting things happening in the Arboretum lands! Join us for tours of the grounds, trails, gardens, research projects, tree climbing demonstrations, and an in-person Plant Sale. Take home an interesting woody plant, grown in the Arboretum greenhouse and tended to by our dedicated staff and volunteers.

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