Engage Employees with Nature at Work

Engage employees in nature-based team-building activities on your property. Build morale, foster stewardship, and demonstrate your organization’s commitment to the community and the environment.

Organizations taking part in the Greening Corporate Grounds program can choose up to three activities to create a hands-on experience for staff or volunteers. Fill out the form following the activity descriptions to request your event today. Learn more about Greening Corporate Grounds.

Choose Your Event

Choose one or more of our steward activities.

All prices are subject to change. A 50 per cent deposit is required on booking for all events.

*Event fee waived for institutions. Cost of materials and supplies still apply.

What: Plant native trees, shrubs or wildflowers on your property. We’ll provide a planting plan and guide staff or volunteers through the activity.

When it’s offered: May, Jun, Sep, Oct

Best time to book: Jan-Mar

Participants required: 10 – 50

Cost: $450 – $750 plus materials*

What: Get staff or volunteers involved in keeping planting projects looking great through guided weeding, mulching and/or infill planting.

Cost: $450 – $750 plus materials*

Participants required: 10 – 50

When it’s offered: May to October

Best time to book: January to March

What: A great team-building exercise. Staff work in groups of two to assemble bird and bat boxes to install on your property. A variety of kits are available to support different species. Boxes are best installed in early spring.

Cost: $450 – $750 plus materials*

Participants required: 16

When it’s offered: Year-round

Best time to book: 3 months in advance

What: Discover the plants and wildlife thriving on your property using the iNaturalist app. No previous experience necessary. We’ll compile your discoveries in a small report for you and your staff.

Cost: $450-$750*

Participants required: 10 – 50

When it’s offered: Year-round

Best time to book: 2 months in advance

What: Build birdseed balls using clay, compost and native seeds to add to natural meadow areas in spring or late fall. This is a great activity to combine with habitat structure building and an interpretive walk.
Cost: $450 – $750 plus materials*

Participants required: 10 – 50

When it’s offered: Year-round

Best time to book: 2 months in advance

What: Let one of our experts lead staff or volunteers on an interpretive walk around your property to discover the plants, birds and insects living there. Interpretive walks are only offered in conjunction with another of our activities.

Cost: $450 – $750*

Participants required: 10 – 50

When it’s offered: Year-round

Best time to book: 2 months in advance

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