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Arboretum Workshop: Winter Landscape Watercolour Painting

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Winter landscapes do not have to be bleak and boring. Learn how to paint expressive and vibrant winter landscapes in watercolour with artist Candice Leyland. Explore a variety of ways to paint glistening snow and ice using the Canadian winter landscapes as inspiration. All materials provided. Guest Instructor: Candice Leyland Registration: Early Bird Fee: $60

Arboretum Workshop: Animal Tracking

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Have you ever wondered what made those marks in the snow? In this full-day program we will learn how to track animals. We will study the tracks and signs of Ontario mammals and other types of wildlife. By the end of the day you will learn to identify and interpret animal tracks by looking at

Arboretum Workshop: Introduction to Watercolour Painting

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Learn the basics of watercolour painting in this fun and relaxed four-week class. Students will learn a variety of techniques to help them build confidence painting in this amazing medium and develop their own personal style. Students will explore colour theory and focus on creating paintings inspired by the Canadian Landscape. No experience necessary. Required

Arboretum Workshop: Jewellery Making with Natural Materials

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

In this workshop, we will create jewellery pieces with the inspiration of nature. Learn to create something beautiful with treasures you find on the forest floor! All materials and tools will be provided and everyone will leave with at least two pieces. A great family activity! Children age 9 and older are welcome to register

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walks – It’s Getting Hot In Here

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Climate change is a hot topic being passed around these days but are we being directly affected even though we’re not in the Arctic or near an ocean? Discover how climate change is affecting plant and wildlife in the Arboretum and find out what you can do to help! $2 per person. Free for children

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walks – Community and Symbiosis

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Every living thing, both plants and animals alike, belong to a community and are constantly interacting with one another. Some of these interactions are friendly, while some not so much.

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walk

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Join us for our weekly summer walk in the Arboretum.  Cost is $2 per person with children under five free.  This week’s topic is I’m lichen it. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walk

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Join us for our weekly summer walk in the Arboretum.  Cost is $2 per person with children under five free.  This week’s topic is Milkweed… it’s not just for Monarchs. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walk

J.C. Taylor Nature Interpretive Centre

Join us for our weekly summer walk in the Arboretum.  Cost is $2 per person with children under five free.  This week's topic is Leave the Log. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.