January 15, 2010 – News & Events

! NANPS JANUARY TO MARCH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED !
Check the website for details.
Event: Wednesday January 20, 2010
Speakers’ Series: ALLIES IN PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT:
FIRST NATIONS AND THE LAND
When? Wednesday, January 20, 2010
7:30 p.m.
Where? Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
6 Volunteers needed Set up/Take Down…Refreshments…Collect $…Misc
Event: Saturday January 23, 2010
NANPS at Curran Hall Community’s Winterfest
When? Saturday, January 23, 2010
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where? 277 Orton Park Rd. Scarborough, Ontario
2-3 Volunteers needed Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down
(split schedule)
Event: Saturday-Sunday, January 30 & 31, 2010
Guelph Organic Conference
When? Saturday, January 30, 2010 to Sunday, January 31, 2010
Where? University of Guelph
6 Volunteers needed Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down
(split schedule)
Event: Saturday, February 06, 2010
Seedy Saturday Pickering
When? Saturday, February 06, 2010
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where? East Shore Community Centre, 910 Liverpool Rd.
4 Volunteers needed Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down
(split schedule)
Event: Wednesday February 17, 2010
Speakers’ Series: TALLGRASS PRAIRIE: ONE OF CANADA’S
MOST THREATENED NATIVE HABITATS – THE ALDERVILLE SAVANNA
When? Wednesday, February 17, 2010
7:30 p.m.
Where? Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
6 Volunteers needed Set up/Take Down…Refreshments…Collect $…Misc
Event: Saturday February 20, 2010
NANPS at Getting the Jump on Spring
When? Saturday, February 20, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where? Toronto Botanical Gardens 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
4 Volunteers needed Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down
(split schedule)
Event: Sunday February 21, 2010
Seedy ‘Saturday’ Toronto
When? Sunday, February 21, 2010
12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where? Wychwood Barns 601 Christie St.
4 Volunteers/Plant Advisors needed Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down
(split schedule?) – give advice – Q&A people
Event: Wednesday March 17 – 21, 2010
NANPS Booth at CANADA BLOOMS
When? Wednesday, March 17, 2010 to Sunday, March 21, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where? Direct Energy Centre 100 Princess Blvd, Toronto
4-6 Volunteers needed each day Booth – pick up brochures/backdrop set up/take down (split schedule). Booth stays up for event – the main task is to promote NANPS, sign up new members and give plant advice.
Event: Saturday March 27, 2010
Shining Tree Woods Working Excursion (invasive plant removal)
When? Saturday, March 27, 2010
Yet to be confirmed
Where? Shining Tree Woods, Norfolk County
2-3 Volunteers needed each day Collect/keep track of email/phone registrants, help organize car pool or perhaps bus, $ collection (if necessary for transportation), ensure required supplies are brought.
CONTACT GERRY STEPHENSON AT
volunteer@nanps.org 519 837 9485
If everyone volunteers just once, this important part of membership will easily be completed, and the task will be shared!
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