Take action for the Environment


Join Friends of Wye Marsh for a wonderful action-packed Earth Day celebration. Free workshops and family-friendly activities.   

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

When:  Saturday, April 20, 2024

How much: Admission is FREE. Donations Appreciated!


What's Happening!

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am     Wye River Clean-Up

Meet at Sainte-Marie Park. Please bring gloves and wear long sleeve pants and a long-sleeved shirt. Get ready to get a little dirty! 

  • 10:00 am - 11 am     Sustainability ~ Environmentally Responsible Investments

Align your investments with your beliefs in positive change with this FREE workshop sponsored by Meridian. Limited spots Available. Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sustainability-environmentally-responsible-investments

  • 11:00 am - 1 pm     Recycling Goodness in the Garden

Making pop bottle terrariums and planting seedlings in the classroom

  • 11:00 am     Rubber Boot Hike

Meet us at the Back Door to hike the ski trails

  • 1:00 pm     Wet n’ Scaly Presentation

Learn how climate change is impacting our turtles by joining our Wye Marsh team in the Display Hall. 

  • 2:00 pm     Pollinator Seed Bombs

Make a fun planting ‘tools’ in the classroom and take some home for free!

  • Visitor our Special Guests in the Dislay Hall from 9 am - 3 pm! 

The Xerces Society For Invertebrate Conservation is an international non-profit organization dedicating to protecting the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. As a science-based organizaiton, they conduct their own research to guide their conservation work, which focuses on Pollinator Conservation, Endangered Species Conservation, and reducing pesticide use and impacts. 

The Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) is dedicated to sustaining the environmental qualityof Severn Sound and its tributaries by supporting local municipalities and stakeholders and to complete cost effective environmental projects that have impact. The organization is also one of our local Source Protection Authorities 


Looking for more resources to help stop invasive species? 

Invasive species, both plant and wildlife can be devistaing to the native ecosystems. Invasive speices are species that are introduced to an ecosystem either intentionally or unintentionally; they do not naturally appear in the ecosystem. Invasive speices compete for resources and cause damage to existing populations. To learn more, and for ways to help, click the links below:  

Can't make it to the celebration? Try these activities to celebrate from home!

Thank You to our Supporters