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Grow Anywhere:

Virtual Learning with the Humber Arboretum 

 It's an incredible experience to learn in nature, but that doesn't mean the learning has to stop when you go inside. Whether you're at home, in your residence room, at the office, or in the classroom, explore this content from the Humber Arboretum and beyond to keep your knowledge growing.

Bookmark this page and return often as we will be adding new content throughout the spring and summer of 2020.


Land Acknowledgement: 


Plants and Gardening

Whether you want to tend a home garden, help care for a community plot, volunteer to plant trees, or just want to know about some of the amazing plants that grow in Southern Ontario, this is the place to start. Watch videos from the experts at the Humber Arboretum, plus explore recommended resources from our friends and partners.


Ontario Wildlife

From deer to dragonflies, Southern Ontario is home to a wide variety of animal species. Check out videos and webinars, watch live bird cams, play games, download activities, and get to know your wild neighbours.


Nature Connection

There are so many ways to strengthen our connection with nature. Get ideas for family adventures, explore nature through the arts, and learn about the passions that drive our own staff.

Honeybees on a hive

Online Beekeeping Courses

During the summer of 2020 the Humber Arboretum is offering three of our Sustainable Urban Beekeeping courses in an online format. Usually offered in a full-day classroom experience, the online version will be run as two-part sessions in Zoom. Visit the Sustainable Urban Beekeeping webpage for upcoming dates for:

  • Getting Started in Beekeeping
  • Bee Habitat and Forage in Urban Environments
  • Beekeeping Challenges 

Ask the Arb

Do you have a question about nature, a career in environmental and nature education, or about the Humber Arboretum itself? Ask one of the Humber Arboretum's Nature Interpreters! Fill out the form and the answer to your question could be one of our future social media posts or video segments.

Colouring pages of a frog and raccoon

Printables and Activity Guides

Check out our growing collection of colouring pages, activity sheets, and suggested at-home activities for kids.

A person takes a photo of a leaf using their cellphone.

Citizen Science

Explore citizen science projects you can participate in while you visit the Arboretum or from your desk at home!