Walking with blue marble | Urban water

Walking with blue marble | Urban water

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Lions Civic Gardens

935 Gardiners Rd

Kingston, ON K7M 9A9

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Enjoy a guided walk with blue marble learning scene around a local stormwater management pond to learn about how water is managed in cities.

About this event

About the walk

Your guide Tara will talk to you about ponds you find in cities, urban water management, invasive species, fossils, and more as you enjoy nature surrounding a local stormwater management pond.

The total walking distance will be approximately 0.5 km along a well groomed paved trail.

This walk is great for families, individuals, and anyone looking to spend some time outside and interested in learning something new. Recommended for individuals over 7 years of age.

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Cost

Walking with blue marble learning scene is FREE! We want to ensure that everyone can enjoy nature. That being said, we do appreciate donations as it helps us to continue doing what we are doing and will help to make sure we are able to stick around (we are a new business just launched in 2021).

Donations can be made on our website (www.bluemarblelearningscene.ca/walking-with-blue-marble) or with cash during the walk.

IMAGE: walking with blue marble at Topsy Farms on April 23, 2022. Tara Leading a group of adults and children.

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What to bring

The great thing about guided walks is you just need to bring yourself, a pair of shoes, and your curiosity

Meet your guide Tara

Tara is one of those people you find sharing knowledge of the natural world at unsuspecting times and who has a natural curiosity about the Earth. It was a childhood in the beauty of the 1000 Islands and Frontenac Provincial Park that sparked Tara's love for rocks and water and which flamed her desire for environmental knowledge to answer why things are the way they are. This desire led her to a career as a hydrogeologist, working with groundwater and geology in research, consulting, and conservation within Ontario. Tara spent 13 years learning about and working in environmental sciences, and is now ready to take what she has absorbed to inspire others within Ontario to reconnect with nature and develop their own undying curiosity for everything environmental.

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