Conservation Halton

Site: Burlington - Britannia Rd W

Service: Green Space: Newcomer Youth Climate Forum

Record #: MIL4095
Last Full Update: 29 Apr 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-336-1158
Fax 905-336-7014
E-Mail web@hrca.on.ca
Website https://www.conservationhalton.ca/education/#green-space-Newcomer-Youth-Climate-Forum
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Flickr Flickr, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Customer Service Representative; Phone: 905-854-2276 ext 0
Alternate Contact Linda Scott; Phone: 905-854-2276 ext 226; Email: lscott@hrca.on.ca

Agency Information

Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Fees

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Conservation Halton's Green Space: Newcomer Youth Climate Forum, launched in 2021 with RBC Tech for Nature, empowers youth aged 14-29 to learn about climate change, develop practical skills, and build friendships. From Nov 2022 to June 2023, workshops provide volunteer hours, leadership training, and project engagement. Gain skills in environmental monitoring, technology, and innovation.

Topics will include:

  • learn more about the current climate crisis, climate science, and its local and global impact
  • learn how to use technology to collect and interpret environmental data
  • participate in nature-based climate solutions (e.g., tree planting, invasive species removal, native seed collection)
  • learn about native Ontario plants and animals through outdoor learning
  • learn about government policies, laws, and initiatives related to climate action, adaptation, and mitigation
  • explore career paths related to climate science and environmental monitoring
  • contact sganesan@hrca.on.ca for more information.
Hours

Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * program hours vary with each program

Dates

Vary with each program

Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
 
Self identified newcomer youth and young adults
Application

Contact for information or apply online

Languages English
Fees Program ; fees may apply for some programs

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Conservation Halton Administration Office
2596 Britannia Rd W
Burlington, ON L7P 0G3
Intersection Guelph Line and Britannia Rd
Physical Access Not Applicable - depends on location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Recreation for Children / Families ; Youth Recreation Resources
Service Categories Environmental Beautification ; Land Conservation ; Outdoor Environmental Education ~ Community Newcomers ; Outdoor Environmental Education ~ Youth

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