Experience local ravines in a virtual heritage tour
Organizer: Chinese Benevolent Association of Edmonton
Event addresses sustainability practices and making commitments to carry them out through the discussion on ravines. A heritage video tour and talk of the ravines near Chinatown where gogi berry bushes, sown by early Chinese settlers, and native berries and plant life growing in the area, such as wild rose hips, dandelion greens, etc. for home remedies, traditional medicine, or food. Participants gain a new perspective of the ravines and its ties to Indigenous and settler cultures and learn about sustainability practices of these greenspaces.
Fun Activity: Visit the ravine (near where you live) and take photos or draw two plants found, write what you will do to sustain the ravines and submit to organizer. See website for details.