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Earth Day

April 21 @ All day

Let’s take action and care for our planet together! Join us for Earth Day at FortWhyte, presented by Access Credit Union.

Celebrate and learn this Earth Day at FortWhyte Alive!

Join us for a day of nature-based presenters, sessions, and workshops designed to help you learn something new about our planet and how you can help protect it.

We even decided to offer $5 admission so you can spend Earth Day in nature, learning how you can make our home a little greener.

Displays & Presentations

• Efficiency Manitoba
• Manitoba Fly Fisher’s Association
• Forestry and Peatlands Branch (Government of Manitoba)
• International Institute for Sustainable Development
• Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association
• Manitoba Geocaching Association
• Wilderness Supply

Activities & Adventures

• Guided hikes
• Shoreline live-staking workshops
• Hatchet throwing
• Rentals from Kendrick’s Outdoor Adventures
• FortWhyte Farms goods market
• Tours of FortWhyte Farms
• Sod House Homesteader
• Bonfire and marshmallow roast
• Eco crafts

See the full Earth Day map & schedule

Membership Special!

Purchase or renew your membership in person on April 21 and get a second three-month membership to gift to a friend.

You’ll also be entered to win a rain barrel from the Nature Shop so you can bring a little sustainability home to your garden.

Available for in-person renewals and purchases on April 21 only. 

Family of five poses on the boardwalks in front of the lake

Save at the Nature Shop!

Pick up a rain barrel and save water and money this growing season! Rain barrels are on sale at the Nature Shop so you can bring a little sustainability home to your garden.

Need a stand for the rain barrel? Rain barrel stands made by the youth of FortWhyte Farms in our Ben and Rose Puchniak Woodworking Studio are available for purchase in support of FortWhyte Farms work as a social enterprise!

From April 18–21, you can save 10% off rain barrels, and FortWhyte Alive members will save 15%.

Regular Price
White rain barrels – $126.95, Blue rain barrels – $124.95

During our Earth Day celebration, you can also save 15% on other sustainable goods, and FortWhyte Alive members will save 20%.

Sale prices are available in-person and online, while supplies last. In-person pickup only, no delivery.

Some exclusions apply.

rain barrel sits on wooden stand