Imagine a park with your group's name on it. It's easy; all you have to do is Adopt a Park and commit to keeping it clean.
Be a Good Neighbour with Nature
To live near a natural area is a privilege and a joy, but with this privilege comes responsibility. This TRCA fact sheet explains the activities that you can do, and should not do, to protect the land's ecological integrity.
Grow Me Instead
The Grow Me Instead guide identifies common garden plants that may invade natural areas, thereby reducing native biodiversity and changing environmental conditions. It also provides a list of non-invasive alternatives for each of these plants.
Volunteer for the Environment
Many organizations need a hand completing their environmental projects. Check out the list of opportunities available within Durham Region.
Get involved with the local conservation authority
TRCA offer volunteer stewardship and training opportunities.
50 Million Trees Program
Planting trees is a practical way to help the environment. Apply for a subsidy to help offset the cost.
Pickering's Eco Kids
Activities about the Natural Environment
This website has an almost endless array of awesome videos, pictures and activities that will show you just how much fun you can have in your own backyard.
EcoKids Earth Day Canada
Want to do something to help our planet? Get busy with these exciting hands-on activities and fun, ready-to-go projects that help your community and the environment.
Tell your teacher about this program. Your whole class, even your whole school, can get involved. It's fun to plant trees, it's good for us since trees release oxygen for us to breathe, and it's good for the environment too!
The Tree Canada website has lots of information about trees, including an interactive exploration of Canadian trees and a description of each provincial and territorial tree.
Hinterland Who's Who
This website gives you in-depth descriptions of wildlife, discussions on issues, actions that you can take to help wildlife.
Hinterland Who's Who Tube
YouTube features educational videos on everything from biodiversity and pollination to living with urban wildlife.