Take action for the Environment


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

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

When:  Saturday, April 22, 2023

How much: Admission is FREE. Donations Appreciated!


What's Happening!

  • 9:00 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! 

  • 9:30 am - Our Beautiful Bees:

A mini workshop of Family Fun in the Blue Room.

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

Making pop bottle terrariums, 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 & Creation Story:

Learn how climate change is impacting our turtles by joining our Wye Marsh team in the Display Hall. Then gather around an Indigenous Storyteller to find out how we are all living on "Turtle Island".

  • 2:00 pm - Pollinator Seed Bombs:

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

  • 2:30 pm - Dipnetting:

Join us on the Boardwalk to examine the diversity of aquatic life and learn how climate change and habitat destruction are affecting our fresh water. 

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