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Seaweed Pressing Workshop: Preserving Botanical Specimens at VanDusen Botanical Garden, Classroom

May 25, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
In this popular workshop, learn to press and preserve gorgeous seaweeds in a variety of colours, textures and sizes. We will identify some common West Coast species, learn how to ethically collect your harvest, and store it. Create three mounted specimens in a DIY plant press to take home.See More
May 15
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Permaculture Garden Design at VanDusen Guides Classroom, Visitor Centre

March 30, 2019 from 10am to 2:30pm
With Certified Permaculture Designer Justin Scheider, learn the basics of designing a diverse landscape that yields food, provides habitat, and looks beautiful. Exploring principles of permaculture design, you will gain an understanding into how to survey the land, maximize useful connections in the landscape, and how to select appropriate plant species. Use practical mapping and design methods in class to start your own personalized design plan. Justin will take the class on a short outdoor…See More
Mar 19

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Arbutus Ridge-Kerrisdale-Shaughnessy
Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
growing more food/urban agriculture, permaculture, preserving seed diversity, life-long learning, outdoor education, gardening, community-building
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I'm joining on behalf of the Education Department at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The Garden is committed to educating life-long learners in gardening, ecology, botany, and even art and wellness. We seek out experienced, knowledgeable instructors and have a successful track record of providing interesting and engaging workshops and courses. VanDusen is a non-profit association and run regular courses and events that we feel would be of interest to the Village Vancouver community. We'd like to share our events and contribute to the community.

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