O&E Online Workshops


Manoomin (Wild Rice)

This workshop will walk participants through some of the history of manoomin (wild rice) in this territory, the science behind the ecosystems it supports and information about how manoomin is harvested.

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Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge

How and why do Indigenous-managed spaces host some of the highest rates of biodiversity in the world? This workshop will invite us to closely observe the natural spaces that surround us daily. We will discuss why ecosystems thrive when land is under the protection of Indigenous peoples and why this is so important in today's world.

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The Three Sisters

Join us to learn about corn, beans and squash and the lesser known fourth sister, sunflowers! How do these plants work together and why are they called sisters at all? In this workshop we will discuss soil science, the importance of the harvest season and share a story about why it’s so important to give back to the land.

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Turtles

In this workshop you’ll learn about the different species of turtles in Ontario and what makes each of them so important for the ecosystems they care for. Hear from Wendy Baggs at the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre who will tell you about her work with turtles and how they contribute to biodiverse environments!

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